The Debate About Gay Marriage, Police Brutality, And Pro Choice

782 Words Jul 29th, 2015 4 Pages
Living in a world filled with people of different cultures, religions, and personalities, it is impossible to think that with every situation that presents itself in American that mutual agreement upon it will be made. In the news, we constantly hear debates about gay-marriage, police brutality, racism, and many other incidents in America that bring out the inner activists of our people. Most debates over these controversies are no surprise to the public because they have been going on for years. One in particular is the debate about abortions. Since 1973, the world has been divided into two distinct groups of “Pro-life” and “Pro-choice” due to the landmark case of Roe v. Wade. The United States Supreme Court ruled that states could not forbid or regulate any abortion done within the first trimester of a woman’s pregnancy. Reasonable regulations could only be enacted in the second or third trimester when related to maternal health and abortion laws could not be enforced until the third trimester for the protection of the fetus. However, an exception regarding the mother’s life could be made (‘’Roe v. Wade (1973)’’). The overall rule was to prevent violation of rights granted by the first, fourth, ninth, and fourteenth amendments. Though what may seemed to be settled in a court of law, it still to this day attacked from different aspects of religion, morality, and science by individuals who represent either pro-life or pro-choice.
Pro- choice advocates that in the first…

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