Abortion Introduction Essay

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Introduction

Abortion is defined as the termination of pregnancy by the removal or expulsion from the uterus of a fetus or embryo prior to viability (Statistic Brain). Abortions have become one of the most common ways to end pregnancy. Three out of ten women in the United States have an abortion by the time they are 45 years old (Planet ParentHood). There are two different types of abortions women can have. The first is a clinic abortion and the second is the abortion pill. Abortion became legal in 1973 when the United Stated Supreme Court decided the right to an abortion was part of a women’s right to privacy. There are two sides to abortions. One side is called “pro life” which means they believe the “government has an obligation to
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Many of them do not have enough money to raise them, or they do not have the love needed to raise a child. Children born into unwanted families grow up in poor conditions, which do not give them an opportunity to advance themselves socially or economically. This is one of the main reasons abortion should be legal in certain situations. Abortions provide a way for a child not to suffer along with the parents. It also cuts down on births in the overpopulated world. Another reason abortion should be legal is because it is safe. Women are going to have abortions whether any one approves or not. This is why abortion being legal will help cut down on the unsafe abortions happening in the world. There are “21.6 million women experiencing unsafe abortions world wide, 47,000 women die from complications of unsafe abortions each year”(World Health Organization). The deaths of unsafe abortion remain close to 13%. Although abortion in today’s world is legal the number of abortion providers continue to decline. “The anti-choice forces have created an atmosphere of intense intimidation and violence that deters physicians from entering the field and has caused others to stop providing abortion …show more content…
Although many believe abortion is the way to go they never truly know how it is going to affect them emotionally until after they have done it. Women always carry the thought of what they child would have looked like, acted like and what type of person they would have been. It doesn’t matter how strong a women may be “abortion causes mental anguish that never truly goes away”(). There were 30 out of the 50 states in the US that had laws making abortion illegal until the Roe v Wade now there are 10 states that consider abortion illegal under certain circumstances. These states include: Idaho, Iowa, Utah, Louisiana, Kansas, Virginia, Mississippi, Indiana, Ohio, and South

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