Argumentative Essay: The Right To Abortion

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Right to Abortion In today’s society, we often have to deal with many problems, such as finance, global warming, or cancer. Yet, abortion is still one of the most controversial topics of all time. Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, resulting in, or closely followed by the death of the embryo or fetus (Webster). The conflicts between pro-life and pro-choice has been a long battle which leads to numerous disaster violent cases. The conflict of abortion may due to ethical issue, women’s constitutional right…etc. Pro-life supporters believe that abortion should be banned because abortion is inhumane. Pro- choice supports stance on abortion is that women have the right to make their own choice. When does life begin? …show more content…
As the Fourteenth Amendment states, “No state could “deprive any person of life, liberty, or property without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the law.” An example for this is the Roe V. Wade’s case. In the article “Abortion”, it writes, “In regards to the Roe V. Wade case, Supreme Court looked at all abortion-related laws in practically all the States, the District of Columbia, and the territories first. Secondly, the court looked at the constitutional right. Finally, the court summarily announced that the “Fourteenth Amendment” is broad enough to grant a woman’s decision whether or not to terminate her pregnancy” (Justia). Based on the Fourteenth Amendment, a woman who wants to have an abortion is protected by her constitutional …show more content…
I agree with Judith Thomson’s point of view on abortion with the “Famous Violinist scenario”. In his article on Judith Thomson, Wilhelm writes, “The scenario goes like this; we are kidnapped and attached to a famous violinist with a fatal kidney problem, whose survival depends on us. The violinist uncontroversial has a right to life. Yet, Thomson hopes we would agree, the violinist does not have a right to the use of our body and hence we have a right to unplug ourselves” (Defense). Raped victims did not choose to be impregnated just like the person who was being connected did not choose to be connected. So women most and definitely have the right to be disconnected because of her autonomy, she can do whatever she wants to do with her own body. In another word, she has the right to

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