Should Abortion Be Legal? Essay

1287 Words Apr 10th, 2015 6 Pages
Why does a woman have the right to choose whether or not her child live or dies? What gives her the right to play god? Abortion is a very controversial matter in today 's society because it deals with taking a life of an unborn child. Some people believe abortion should be available for any reason and at any stage of the pregnancy, while others say abortion should only be available for a limited number of reasons. However what they do not understand is abortion is murder. They are simply denying these defenceless unborn children his human rights. Therefore abortion is not needed, abortion is not or ever will be the answer, and abortion will never go away, you will always remember. So, abortion should be made illegal in the United States because it is a type of murder.
What is abortion? An abortion is a deliberate termination of a human pregnancy most often performed in the first 28 weeks of pregnancy.There are many different methods for abortion but, “During the first trimester of pregnancy, the most common method is suction curettage, also known as vacuum aspiration. This method involves removing the fetus by suction, then scraping the woman 's uterus with surgical instruments called curettes”(World Book 14). There are two methods of vacuum aspiration. Both Manual vacuum and Machine vacuum are procedures that can only be done during the first 5 to 12 weeks after your last menstrual cycle. Both procedures are used to vacuum out the tissue lining the uterus, which causes the…

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