Essay on Should Abortion Be Legal?

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There are many things in this world that we cannot control, however our ability to control our own life, is an exception. We are able to control what we put in our bodies like the foods we eat, the drinks we drink, and the medicine we take. We are also able to control our attitudes, our views on life, our thoughts in general. But that ability we express the most, is our ability to choose what is right for us. For a while now, abortion has been a choice for women to have when it comes to unwanted pregnancies. A lot of people think abortion is murder, but they do not have all the facts. A woman needs to do what is best for her and/or the baby.
A big problem with the abortion argument is what the definition is of when life truly begins. Some people believe a child is considered a child when the sperm attaches to the egg and the egg implants in the female’s uterus, resulting in murder when the female decides to have an abortion. However they are not considering the Roe v. Wade decision of 1973, which legally made abortion a woman’s decision and that it is not legally murder (Dutton). The choice a woman has to make, not only affects her state of mind, but also her physical health. When women make the choice to have an abortion, they need to make the choice on what is right for her and her body.
Abortion is something a woman has a right to. They have the right to take charge of their life and live it the way they chose to. Women have the same rights as everyone else, but there…

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