The Benefits Of Abortion

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Women everywhere are fighting for their right to terminate their pregnancy. In some places in the United States, it is harder to get access to a clinic then it is to a hospital to birth a child. It seems society stands behind a woman if she gives birth then one who decides to terminate one. We need to demystify the procedure and disseminate more information on abortion as both a healthy and acceptable option. Here we are only going to demystify some of the claims when trying to obtain a legal abortion such as how safe the procedure is and the health and economic benefits for women who have them done. The scariest thing that can happen when trying to get an abortion is being turned away after you have made up your mind that this is what’s …show more content…
So this report is saying if you have sex, regardless if you took precautions to not get pregnant, then you must have the child that results from that action. At some point, a woman will be faced with carrying a child within her body and keeping the child or having an abortion. In an article by Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive did a poll of 1,209 women that had abortions states “that 74% said they could not afford to have a baby, and 38% said giving birth would interfere with their education and career goals.” They are saying here that the larger percent of women did not have the means to support a child and the smaller percent is saying they didn’t want the baby to obstruct their learning or livelihood. These are women who gave thought to others by not wanting to depend on our government to subsidize their living because they could not afford to have a child in their current situation. As well they are stating that they wanted to continue on with their education and career goals. They decided to be proactive with their right to choose, not only what is best for her but what was right to society. The economic benefits for women who have a legal abortion outweigh those who opt for keeping an unwanted

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