Argumentative Essay: Abortion

1063 Words May 12th, 2008 5 Pages
In my argumentative Essay, I am arguing that abortion is wrong and not to be mistaken with 'Abortion should be made illegal.' I will explain later why I have made this statement.

Abortion is the termination of an unborn child in its mother's womb for up to twenty four weeks of the pregnancy or in special circumstances e.g. Disability diagnosis a termination right up until the mother goes in to labour. I think the above definition is an easier and less harsh way of saying that abortion is the murdering of a human being.

There are several reasons why abortion is legal and several reasons why it shouldn?t be. I believe there are five3 main ways of preventing abortion and this is why it is wrong and should be illegal.
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The third way of preventing abortion is to increase the involvement of men in the relationship. I think that the father has a very big responsibility because as people say ?It takes two to tango?. If a father was introduced in to the picture there is a high chance that both parents will work together and raise the baby.

My fourth way of preventing abortion is to introduce new birth control methods but with out the government funding which would cause a raise in tax and the public would not pay because some people would think that abortion is not a good enough reason to raise taxes.

My fifth and final point on how to prevent abortion is to make society friendly and easier on children/teenagers. Research shows that America has the highest rate of teenage pregnancies partly because of the environment they grow up in. If there was pressure taken off children the numbers of teen pregnancies would drop along with the number of abortions. I now want to talk about the reasons for abortion. The main reasons for abortion are rape, teenage pregnancy, prostitution and disability diagnosis Apart from rape I believe these are all very bad excuses to make abortion legal. Although pregnancy from rape doesn?t happen very often, it does happen. Rape is a terrible ordeal for a woman to go through and if abortion has to be legal this is the only reason for it. If a woman does get pregnant from a case like rape and a child is

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