Arguments Against Abortion Legalization

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Access to legal abortion reduces maternal injury as well as death caused by unsafe illegal abortion. It seems to me that abortion should remain legalized in the United States. Women have various reasons to resort to abortion. First off, no one should be able to tell a women what to do with her body, or judge her for it. Second, the majority of people tend to make or believe countless misconceptions when it comes to this topic. While I 'm a strong advocate for abortion, I understand why some are against it, but that will not change my position. An abortion is one of those things that no one should have a say in unless they 're the one getting it done. If a woman decides to get an abortion, that is her decision to be made. While it is a very serious choice to be made, it 's hers. Women get abortions for multiple reasons. According to the article …show more content…
According to Pro & Con Arguments: “Should Abortion Be Legal” written by an unknown author “Abortions reduce the number of adoptable babies.” The percentage of infants given up for adoption in the United States has declined from 9% of them born in 1973 to 1% of them born between 1996 and 2002. Also women should not be able to use abortion as a contraceptive, but then again birth control is never one hundred percent effective. Some women do not intend to get pregnant but they end up becoming that way anyway due to the fact birth control never fully protects them. Another downside to abortion is that more black babies end up being killed than white babies. In the article I mentioned earlier Pro & Con Arguments: “Should Abortion Be Legal” by an unknown author “In New York City in 2012, more black babies were aborted (31,328) than had live births (24,758).” This is because black women are 3.3 times more likely to abort their baby than white women. While abortion has these downsides, this still doesn 't change my view of

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