Essay on Should Abortion Be Legalized?

1052 Words Nov 14th, 2016 5 Pages
Abortion has been one of the most argued topics in the United States for the last couple of decades. Abortion has become a key point in politics, it can be the decider if someone will vote for you or not. Obviously each side has their own defenses to abortion, but I don’t think as a country we’ll ever reach a consensus on what the right thing is. I’m pro choice because I don’t think we have the right to tell someone what to do with their own body especially when that person is a woman. Also I’m pro death because some criminals commit crimes that the only reasonable punishment for that crime is death.

The government should never control what people can or can’t do when it comes to their bodies or private life, if the government tries to intrude on these liberties then obviously there will be backlash. As American’s we enjoy many freedoms and that’s because we don’t live in a country where the government is always looking over our shoulder, not allowing woman to have the right to an abortion defeats the purpose of that. Many people argue that the unborn fetus has every right to live just as a normal person would but the unborn fetus relies completely on the mother to live, without the mother then the fetus can’t survive (PCAN). As always people have a different opinion on whether a fetus should not be aborted because it is alive, Pro Life supporters tend to use religion or their morals to say that women should not be able to abort the fetus. Women have become more and more…

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