Why Pro Choice Is A Sacred Choice Essay

1407 Words Oct 11th, 2016 6 Pages
Since the 1900s women have found ways to have rights. On January 22, 1973 the U.S. Supreme Court said it was a woman’s right to have an abortion due to the Fourteenth amendment. This case, Roe v. Wade, is a case that went down in history and to this day, still has the public bickering over the results. On one hand, you have citizens that are pro-life and believe life is created at conception, and that every life is valuable and should not be destroyed. On the other hand, you have citizens that are pro-choice and believe life does not start until the child is born into the world, and up until that point it should be up to the woman if she wants to keep the fetus. Then there are some that are straddling the fence and is neither pro-life or pro-choice because they see the benefits of both sides. Stacy Nelkin the author of “Why Pro Choice is a Sacred Choice” believes every woman should have a choice in the what happens to their fetuses and their bodies. Stacy uses pathos when she says “once you’ve brought a child into this world, you are responsible for the safety, health, education, and well-being of that person for at least the next eighteen years” (Stacy). Stacy’s point is that if a child is brought into this world it becomes the responsibility of the parent, since they created the fetus. Her point is an agreeable point because if a woman does not want to be a parent, the child has a higher chance of facing neglect and abuse. When someone becomes a parent they give up many…

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