Should Abortion Be Legalized? Essay

1063 Words Mar 7th, 2016 5 Pages
There are about 1.1 million US abortions each year. Abortion is “the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy”. Abortion being legalised opens doors to many people taking advantage of the law. On the other hand, abortion becoming illegal can also lead to depressed women and women with postpartum depression. There is however a happy positive between these two negatives.

Pro-Life: Every person deserves a chance, in this case that chance is for a chance at life, a chance to be a mother, and a chance to improve families’ lives. Founder and President of Brown Students for Life, Lauren Galven, has some reasons why she is Pro-Life. She says, “I’m pro-life because well-timed pregnancies give children a healthier start in life, but taking the lives babies who aren’t well-timed and not providing mothers experiencing an unplanned pregnancy with the support she needs to carry the baby to term is wrong and needs to change.” This statement from her relates to another of her other main reasons of being Pro-Life, which is how, abortions rob a mother of her chance to be a mother. Another big involvement in Galven’s argument is, what about the baby? Sara Galven says how the baby in the situation of the abortion, does not deserve the death penalty. This baby deserves a chance at life, even if it didn’t get to live a long life and every baby is wanted, even if the baby is adopted, that child was still wanted in another…

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