Abortion Is A Form Of Murder Essay

985 Words Nov 16th, 2015 4 Pages
About 32,101 pregnancies result from rape each year (Pubmed.gov). Each year thousands of woman are traumatized and haunted by their experience and on top of that, are pregnant with the child of the man who caused it. Abortion is a controversial subject that everyone has an opinion on. Abortion is the termination of early pregnancy, and must be done within the first twenty eight weeks of pregnancy. Two groups of people who have a strong opinion on abortion were formed; Pro-life and Pro-choice. People who believe in pro-life believe that a fetus has the right to life and therefore should not be terminated. They see abortion as a form of murder. Pro-choice advocates believe a woman’s right to decide what happens to her body (AbortionProcon.org). A woman who cannot provide for a baby due to financial or physical reasons should have the right to decide what happens to her body. Woman who are raped should be able to receive an abortion and remove the connection between her and her rapist without her morality being questioned. In 1973 the Supreme Court made it a law, that women’s fourteenth amendment right to liberty includes the right to make their own medical decisions, including the right to an abortion. Jane Roe challenged the Texas government that a woman should be able to safely and legal terminate her pregnancy. Agreeing with Roe the Supreme Court passed the law that a woman has the decision to terminate her pregnancy. The legalization of abortion helps reduce the amount…

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