The Risks Of Abortion

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There are so many controversies nowadays in the United States alone, and abortion remains one of the hot topics. Abortion is an act of terminating a growing human life within a mother’s womb either medically or surgically. Medical abortion is when a woman takes a pill early in the course of pregnancy to abort a fetus and surgical abortion is when a fetus is removed from the uterus with the help of a vacuum and a spoon-shaped device with sharp edges also known as a “curet” (Abortion Risks). There are many risks involved with abortion, such as heavy bleeding or hemorrhage, cut or torn cervix, complications from anesthesia and many more. There are two sides of this argument pro-life and pro-choice.
Many people who argue against abortion, think of it as an act of murder, and they also believe that life starts at conception and killing a fetus before it is born is considered cruel and torturous. Pro- life argues that a human fetus should get a chance and should have a right
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Many argue about, how abortion is illegal and a fetus goes through pain undergoing this unpleasant procedure. However, According to Britain’s Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, many neurologists believe that “cortex is necessary for pain perception (Pro & Con Arguments, 2016). As the University of California, San Francisco states that a fetus does not feel any pain till 29-30th-week gestation. It is not advisable nor safe to undergo an abortion after 26th weeks of gestation.
Many people also argue against abortion simply because of their religious beliefs. According to Catholic Christians, abortion is considered wrong because they believe life is “sacred and inviolable”, according to Hinduism scriptures abortion is considered as “womb killing” and the person is considered to be a sinner (Religious Views on Abortion, 2016). There are many religions out there that are all against abortion and consider it as a

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