Human Body Autonomy Theory

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There is a theory called own body autonomy which explains how a person always has control over who or what can uses their body, for any reason. It can be said it's a human right. Its the reason why you can't be forced to donate blood, tissue, or organs no matter if it means to save lives. It's why someone can't touch you, have sex with you, or use your body in any way without your permission. A fetus is using someone's body parts. Therefore the theory body autonomy, it's there by permission, not by right. If the husband and wife decide to withdraw their permission, then the woman has the right to remove the fetus. It’s the same thing as a person needing someone else's body parts to live, they can legally deny them their use. By saying a fetus has a right to someone's body parts until it's born, despite the woman's wishes, you are doing two things. One of them would be granting an unborn fetus more rights and secondly, awarding a woman less rights to their body than a dead person. The personhood and bodily initiative brings up an important point, “In America, the doctrine of bodily autonomy draws its authority from the God-given, and thus unalienable, right to life as recognized by section 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment where the state …show more content…
That’s why I am pro choice. Pregnancies are not risk free and therefore she should be allowed to expelled the fetus from her body. If we take the scenario that she is obligated to save the life of the fetus than we must also force people to donate organs or blood if someone needs it. It is the right thing to donate your blood, but there is no obligation. Since no one has an obligation to save someone's life at their own personal risk than pregnancies can be aborted. This is a women's issue, because society is saying that a woman's body is not her own, and the fetus has a right to it. No one has any right to a man's body, but we claim that someone does have a right to a woman's

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