Abortion Reflection Papers

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Abortion is a very a controversial topic and I don 't believe it will fully be resolved in my lifetime. This is a probably one of the most contentious issue that haunts America today. I had the experience to witness my friend go through the abortion. I would say I was not in the room with her but I was there at the clinic for moral support. This is why abortion is a topic that I feel strongly about. Before we did this group project, I thought I knew everything about abortion due to the friend 's experience. I did not have any idea what was in store. Even though the group 's topics were not about the horrors of abortion, however, you couldn 't help but read the stories and see the graphic pictures of abortions. Am I pro-life or pro-choice? …show more content…
I had to put myself in my friend 's shoes per se. I know she was scared and did not have anyone to turn to except me and her boyfriend at the time. As a person that do not judge or try not to, she could count on me to be there for her. This is why I have strong feelings about being pro-choice and establishing the rights of the mother. Latatia, who talk about the rights of the mother, demonstrate through Roe v. Wade women have the right to abort their child. I believe abortions should not be used a form of birth control. I believe there should be some sort of registry for that reason. I know people will not agree with me on that. A woman having repeated abortions can be detrimental to her health. However, the woman has the right to have an abortion. Abortion is based on privacy. It should be based on equality. I believe it is based on privacy and not equality because it will allow men to have a say about the abortion. Without the man sperm, there would be no …show more content…
When I thought about abortion, it never crosses my mind to think about what the fathers have to say about it. There are two sides to this situation. The father may want the child and the mother doesn 't. The side I did not reflect on in the discussion was the father not wanting the child and the mother do. This scenario happens all the time. This will literally open Pandora 's Box for women. I believe that is why they based it on privacy. If they decided to do it, I can picture it as a comparison to female genital mutilation in African. Forcing women to do something they do not want to do to their own bodies. That example may be a little harsh but that is how I see it. The side that I reflect on was the father wants a child. The father may want to raise that child and give it a chance to have a normal life. I am noticing an increase in fathers taking the role of the mothers and wanting to be in the child 's

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