Abortion Pros And Cons

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Abortion has been a very controversial topic for decades. It is common to confuse the opinions of others to the concrete facts of the matter. It’s important to take into consideration and fully understand the factual information of the situation, the legality, and the moral aspect of abortions before forming beliefs and views of your own. An abortion is defined as the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy. (dictionary.com) The pros and cons of abortions are endless and will never result in a single right or wrong choice. Having an abortion can stem from a variety of situations and circumstances. Some circumstances can make a woman feel like there is no other option but to abort. Situations like being raped, child abuse, or involving …show more content…
Their inexperience with sexual encounters likely translates to their inability to stably raise a healthy child, resulting in the decision to abort. These reasons form part of the 1967 Abortion Act
(medic8, 2014), which lead into the subject of legality on the focus of abortion.
Pros and Cons of Abortion Downie 2 Abortion in the United States has been an issue of dispute for over 200 years now. Under the protection of the law established in 1963, all women have the right to an abortion for any reason at all, during any of the nine months of their pregnancy. (Abort73.com, 2009) In the late
60’s, the contraceptive pill known as birth control was introduced to women who wanted to decide for themselves whether or not they wished to reproduce. The legalization of the pill gave
American women the power to separate sexuality and child bearing. (ushistory.org) Some people may argue that the allowance for all women to apply to the law of abortion is unjust and should only pertain to particular situations to avoid costly dealings. Situations like being
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Pro-choice. Pro-life people are those who outlaw abortion on the ground that it is the taking of a human life. Pro-choice people Favor legalized abortion as an option for an unwanted pregnancy. (dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. 2011)
Pros and Cons of Abortion Downie 3 Is it considered humane or inhumane to end the life of an unborn child? One of the most widely regarded reasons concerning the right and wrong of abortion is the morality of it. Some
Pro-life supporters believe life begins at the time of conception. Therefore, abortion is parallel to murder as it is the act of taking human life. (Alcorn, R. 1994) These supporters believe it is morally inhumane to not take advantage of other options such as adoption. They believe adoption serves the same purpose as abortion, in the sense that the mother will not need to care for the child once it is delivered if she is ill equipped. With 1.5 million American families wanting to adopt a child, there is no such thing as an unwanted child. (Alcorn, R. 1994) Pro-choice advocates argue that the majority of abortions take place in the first trimester, where the fetus cannot exist independent of the mother. This means the fetus cannot be considered as a

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