Argumentative Essay On Abortion

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Register to read the introduction… One of the biggest is an issue concerning mother’s who are experiencing health compilations during pregnancy and must have an abortion to save their life. Opposers to abortion believe that the mother does not have the right to choose an abortion. On the other hand, medical doctors propose that having an abortion will save the life of the mother. Doctors argue that abortion is needed if there are andy life threatening complications. On the contrary, Illinois Representative Joe Walsh, states that, "Advances in science and technology," had eliminated any need for abortions to save the lives or health of women and said, "'Health of the mother' has become a tool for abortions anytime, for any reason.” Comments like this only categorize women. No two amen are the same and each woman experiences different complication during the birthing process. Unfortunately, the Representative was against abortion and may have not been fully aware of other women who have complications during pregnancy. The story of a young couple took a dangerous twist, Kristin Marlowe was 20 years old and seven months pregnant. Marlowe was being treated for a placental tear, when she died of a stroke. Her baby was delivered by emergency C-section and survived (Munz, 2013). According to Dr. George Saade, Director of Maternal-fetal medicine at University of Texas Medical Branch, that each year in the U.S., about 700 women die of pregnancy-related complications and 52,000 experience emergencies such as acute renal failure, shock, respiratory distress, aneurysms and heart surgery. An additional 34,000 barely avoid death (Munz, 2013). The numbers are alarming. In this story, a pro life advocate can argue that maybe it was best for the mother but at least the child was healthy. On the other hand, pro-choice activist can make an argument that the doctor should have done more observation before giving the …show more content…
Too many times, the definition of abortion is not clearly defined to the public so they see any death concerning a child as an abortion. An ectopic pregnancy is when fetus becomes lodged in the oviduct and fallopian tubes, its continued growth will cause the unborn child to eventually die (Reardon). This is not considered an abortion. An abortion is when the mother willfully requests to terminate her unborn child. In 2011, Republican Texas governor, Perry changed his mind concerning abortion. Governor Perry said he went through a transformation after meeting a woman who was conceived during a rape ("Perry says abortion," 2011), Governor Perry says that he opposes abortion rights in cases of rape and incest, but would allow if the mother’s life was threatened ("Perry says abortion," 2011). How can supporters of the pro-life movement define when it is feasible to have an abortion? Denying an individual the right to make a choice for their own life is terribly

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