Abortion Is A Very Delicate Topic Essay

1411 Words Dec 8th, 2015 6 Pages
Abi Ocava

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Abortion is a very delicate topic to touch on when talking about social justice. When does life begin? Does it begin once you receive that first sonogram photo? Does it begin once you find out the news from the doctor? Let 's begin by defining what an abortion is exactly. The classic definition of abortion is expulsion of the fetus before it 's viable. In order to do so, there are different methods to perform such an act. There 's medicated abortions, where a prescribed abortion pill is taken. The other method is an aspiration abortion. An aspiration abortion is conducted through a quick surgery done by a physician to terminate the pregnancy. Abortions have come a long way via technology and new methods to make it significantly safer now than it has been before. Coming from a time where foreign objects were inserted into the uterus or even striking a pregnant women in the stomach are just a few examples of the dangerous methods that were used during the early stages of abortion.
Through it all, this is not the social injustice that abortion presents. The social injustice is the actual termination of life. While it 's not a scientific argument, it does present itself as a moral argument. Abortion has become so accessible to the public that it almost hinders the morality behind the whole operation. That 's where the debate begins There are those that find abortions to be acceptable in certain instances, while we have those that believe…

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