Essay about Should Abortion Be Legal?

781 Words Mar 8th, 2016 4 Pages
As she lay in bed from an exhausting, emotional roller coaster of a day, thoughts race through her head. What am I going to do? How do I tell him or do I even tell him? I really don’t even know this guy. How could I be so careless? Will I even be able to take care of this baby? I can just get an abortion and this would all be over! In our world today abortion has become a widely abused solution to our “problems." Abortion is one of the most frequent procedures performed in America, but did you know that less than 1% of those abortion are performed because of rape or incest? The most common reason that women decide to have an abortion is because they say it’s not the right time (Loxafomosity Ministries, Inc., 2005-2016). Many argue that abortion should be legal because it is a woman’s body and it’s her right to decide what happens inside of it while others feel that it is acceptable because of unwanted causes such as rape or incest. Women should choose pro-life because abortion is taking the life of a defenseless human being, the procedures are repulsive and the child is already a separate individual from its mother from the moment it is created.
Killing a baby at a month old should not be any different then forcefully removing a baby from the mother’s womb. Up to 89% of abortions happen in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy (Source: Special tabulations of data from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Abortion surveillance—United States, 2010). By the time a mother has…

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