The Abortion Debate By Courtney Farrell

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History of abortion
In the story,”The abortion debate” by Courtney Farrell talks about both sides of the abortion debate. In the book the author gives many reason why you should have an abortion. One of the many reasons that girls have an abortion is because of rape. Many girls/women get raped and pregnant everyday. According to a young girl in the book, “everyday would be a reminder of the horrible thing that happened to me.”. Some people also have abortions because they aren’t able to take care of the kid or because they don’t have the money to provide for them and a kid.
The book also talks about reasons to not have an abortion. Most people think abortion is another way of killing the baby, so
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According to an online article on www.guttmacher.org A woman must receive state-directed counseling that includes information designed to discourage her from having an abortion, and then wait 24 hours before the procedure is provided. Counseling must be provided in person and must take place before the waiting period begins, thereby necessitating two trips to the facility, The use of telemedicine to administer medication abortion is prohibited.The parents of a minor must consent before an abortion is provided.
Public funding is available for abortion only in cases of life endangerment, rape, incest or fetal impairment.A woman must undergo an ultrasound before obtaining an abortion; the provider must offer her the option to view the image.An abortion may be performed at 18 or more weeks postfertilization (20 weeks after the woman’s last menstrual period) only if the woman’s life is endangered, her physical health is severely compromised or there is a lethal fetal anomaly. This law is based on the assertion, which is not consistent with scientific evidence and has been rejected by the medical community, that a fetus can feel pain at that point in pregnancy. Article says “Abortion would be banned if Roe v. Wade were to be
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Tobin of an online article explain the debate and arguments about the late term abortions and whether or not an abortion should be able to be done after a certain amount of time of the pregnancy. In the Roe V. Wade debate case, Roe placed the abortion for the latest of 24 to 28 weeks. In most states the abortion will not be able to be done after the 20 week pregnancy mark. Sometimes, abortions have to be made because of the health of the mother. the physical health of the mother that is carrying the child may be able to have an abortion for her health. To most people late term abortions are considered “cruel” or “ murderous” and i totally agree because researchers and doctors explain that after a certain week mark the fetus can survive out of the mother's womb with help and treatments before the baby is due to be

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