Essay about Abortions Should Be Legal At All
University Preparatory Academy
Brittany Thompkins Government Rachall Chall October 31, 2016
30 October 2016
The word abortion means to deliberately terminate a human pregnancy, which is most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy. Statistics have shown that in 2014, approximately; 954,000 abortions took place. Although, it being a high number, it was down from an estimate of 983,000 abortions in 2013, and 1.02 million in 2012. By law, after the 3rd trimester it is illegal to have an abortion due to the fact that the fetus is/ almost fully “considered” developed in this trimester. But in reality, people should be questioning whether or not abortions should be legal at all. Although the fetus is unborn, it has no choice about living or dying. The unborn and undeveloped fetus is still a form or life, not matter how small it is. Abortions are unconstitutional, because they go against the 14th amendment which granted citizenship to “all persons born or naturalized in the United States”. (Liberty of Congress, 1).
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