Pro Choice And Pro Life Essay

1477 Words Dec 4th, 2016 6 Pages
Women’s abortion legislation
The never-ending debate between pro-choice and pro-life is a controversial conversation that never seems to stop. Despite which side anyone is on, a major issue is how the legislation affects women. While the pro-choice side of things is viewed primarily for its support of women and women’s health, pro-life can be viewed as protecting the unborn child’s safety and health. Pro-life legislation is important but has many drawbacks, due to some of it being directly influenced by the pro-life movement. Many of the new abortion legislation and laws have forced women to face financial and physical obstacles to reach abortion clinics. If they succeed in even reaching a clinic it seems that all the procedures are against them choosing what kind of abortion, and tries to make the process timely for a time sensitive action.
Abortion is defined as “the termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, resulting in, or closely followed by the death of the embryo or fetus.” (Webster) Abortion is a controversial topic that has most people divided. On one hand there is a pro-life movement, that seeks legislation to protect the unborn fetus. And on the other, the pro-choice movement, which aim is to keep abortion legal and accessible if pregnant women ever decided on it.
According to a Gallup poll in 2016, 46% of Americans are pro-choice. Whether it was only under certain circumstances or just legal, it means the majority of Americans approve of it to an…

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