Argumentative Essay: The Pros And Cons Of Abortion

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Woman's body; her choice! People avoid conversations that deal with abortion because it leads to a variety of altercations between one another. Should the woman have the choice to choose to abort? Should the unborn baby get a chance at life? Sometimes life throws curveballs and unplanned pregnancy happens at unexpected times. Fear and unpreparedness flood one's body with news on becoming pregnant, planned or not. Abortion should be illegal throughout the United States in all instances, except rape and incest.
Two sexually active people know the possible outcomes that can happen, therefore when a woman says yes to intercourse she has unknowingly made her choice. Saying yes to sexual activity means accepting the potential outcomes that coincide
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Depending on certain circumstances, pregnancy can appear terrifying specifically if the father of the baby wants no part of the child's life. Becoming a single mother takes a great deal of courage and strength. Not everyone can accept the challenges that becoming a single parent demands. No worries though several other choices exist. Adoption, although a tough decision, can give hope for a baby’s bright future and a chance at life. If adoption frightens one, they can look into offering a devoted family member the opportunity of raising the baby. Allowing a family member to watch over and provide for one's baby until one can successfully maintain a steady income would allow the biological mother a chance to participate in the baby’s life. (blah blah) Ultimately, one could give the baby up for temporary foster care. This option can benefit mothers who want to raise their babies, but cannot financially support it and have no family member willing to make contributions to help the mother out. ”Fostering involves the social services, who will place the child with suitable foster parents for a period of up to six months.” (Mental healthy). Six months gives a woman essential time need to figure out issues with the help of social services, this time and help can immensely benefit a women (Mental …show more content…
Murder, “The unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another.” resembles abortion 100% (Oxford living). Abortion means “the termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, resulting in, or closely followed by the death of the embryo or fetus” (merriam webster). When one chooses abortion as their final decision they have premeditated the killing of their unborn child. The definition of life states “matter that shows certain attributes that include responsiveness, growth, metabolism, energy transformation, and reproduction.” (Britannica). In 2014, ninety-nine percent of clinics offer the procedure until 8 weeks (guttmacher). Sonograms have given us the ability to see the fetus at 8 weeks and capture the fetus’s first movements (begin before birth). Sonograms have not only given the world the opportunity to see one's baby, but also capture the fetus’s growth and responsiveness, also known as life. By week five all major organs start to develop which include the brain, spinal cord, and heart along with blood, kidney, and nerve cells (Medline). This means that the embryo has its own DNA and RNA, which makes it its own living human being. “Seventy-two percent of clinics offered abortions up to 12 weeks, twenty-five percent up to 20 weeks and ten percent up to 24 weeks.” as well in 2014 (guttmacher). A baby can hear, suck, swallow, and more or less live outside the womb with the help

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