Essay on Abortion, The, And Abortion

1559 Words Nov 20th, 2015 7 Pages
Ever since the women’s rights act started, around the 1960’s, things such as abortion have become a much debated topic. For over 40 years on the most debated and argues about topic in women’s rights, is abortion. According to Oxford Dictionaries, the definition of “abortion” is the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy. There are two different types of abortion, Spontaneous abortion and induced abortion. A spontaneous abortion is usually a miscarriage; a spontaneous abortion is one that was not on purpose. Lots of natural affects can cause a miscarriage. The top 5 leading causes of miscarriage include, Hormonal Problems, the Lifestyle of the mother, Implantation of the egg, Maternal age, and Maternal trauma (Miscarriage: Signs, Symptoms, treatment and prevention). The “lifestyle of the mother” category of miscarriage is a topic that is debated in the spontaneous abortion category. Lifestyle miscarriage is caused when the fetus is exposed to smoking, drug use, malnutrition, and other toxic materials. The other form of abortion, induced abortion, is an abortion that is wanted. The way induced abortion works is by removing the fetus from the womb. The two most common forms of induced abortion are a surgical procedure or through a form of medication. One of the first few legalizations happen in 1967, when Colorado legalized abortion in cases of rape, incest, or physical or mental disability in the child or mother. Then in 1969 the California Court found that under the…

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