Abortion Research Paper

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Abortion is legal in the United States of America and rightly so. In other countries abortion laws are restrictive that even when a mother’s life is in jeopardy a woman does not have the choice to abort. The feeling when a doctor tells you that you are going to die because of a complication with the fetus in your womb can be devastating. The doctor claims he cannot abort the fetus because of the laws to protect life. This research paper will evaluate the reasons why abortion should be legal in every country around the world by the help of scholarly journals and testimonials of real woman on the benefiting factor of abortion. Abortion should be legal when it comes to the many different cases. When rape or incest has occurred as well as reasons …show more content…
When a woman gets pregnant she shall have the legal right to perform an abortion for reasons of her own choice. Even if she was raped, or by incest or not she has the right to decide. If woman are not given the choice will be forced into pregnancy, which they do not want and are against their will. Woman will be forced to birth a child that is from rape or incest. In some developing countries the abortion laws are strict even to the point where it may jeopardize the woman’s life. Savita Halappanavar of Ireland died due to the country denying her request of abortion. Halappanavar had miscarried her baby and Halappanavar died because they would not abort the dead fetus. The fetus was rotting within the womb. This death was not thirty years ago nor was ten years ago, the death of Halappanavar was in 2012. The battle of prochoice is still amongst us in the world. Today the rights of women are still being challenge and denied across the world (Choice, Interrupted 1). Across the world and as well as In the United States abortion should be legal and should not be condemned in any matter. Women have the right to a choice when pregnant, to birth a child or to abort the fetus. To the pro-life community this is to show the other side of the table. Having an abortion is not a simple matter, a woman who has an abortion should not be considered …show more content…
Their ability to choose their fertility, “Without that, (control our fertility) we are trapped by the realities of pregnancy, childbirth and childrearing; rather than a privilege and a gift, these aspects of being female become an unbearable burden, (MIT). If a woman is not allowed an abortion then the government is saying woman are an incubator and your job is to pump out babies. A woman is more than a machine to pump out babies. A woman is a person with dreams and aspirations, one who shouldn’t be limited to the burden of a child. If a woman is not ready to have a child and wants an abortion would that be irresponsible? The answer is no. The woman is doing the responsible thing in having an abortion. She is taking matters into her own hands and is doing the responsible things and not bringing a child into this world she would not

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