The Article ' Reasons Us Women Have Abortions Essay

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In the article “Reasons US Women Have Abortions: Quantitative and Qualitative Perspectives” it states “A Sep. 2005 survey in the peer-reviewed journal Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health asking women why they hand an abortion found that 73% of participants said they could not afford to have a baby, and 38% claimed giving birth would interfere with their education and career goals.” (Finer & Forthwith 13) There are many other reasons as to why women decides not to give birth to a child. When women get abortions, most of the time it is because they are young and unable to raise a child. Women have other responsibilities to worry about such as their career or education, or maybe similar to Norma McCorvey, they are not in the best financial situation to have a child at the moment. In this case people who are Pro-Life may argue if you aren’t best fit to have a child then you shouldn’t be having sex. They believe people need to take responsibility for their own actions and accept the consequences of having a baby. Having sexual intercourse, even when doing contraceptive things, carries with it the risk of a pregnancy. The unborn baby shouldn’t be punished or killed for the mistakes made by their parents. There are many benefits to sexual reproduction, both emotionally and it’s been proven that sex reduces your stress level. Even though abortion isn’t as easy as deciding what you want to eat for dinner it is still a decision that a woman have to make and not the…

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