Abortion, one of the most controversial ongoing issues, has become common in the United States. There are a lot of reasons defending the legalization of abortion. However, understanding the medical information and perspectives on abortion can solve this controversial issue. Unlike the common knowledge that abortion is performed in an unsafe setting and has the potential long-term complications, abortion is actually performed by professions and has few complications if it is performed within twelve weeks of pregnancy. First of all, abortion is a method to terminate a pregnancy by using medicine or surgery to remove the fetus from the uterus.
As pointed out by Frederick Turner in Abortion Can be a Moral Sacrifice, pro-life people can be sure that late-term abortions are murder. However, the same surety is not there when they consider two-day old embryos. A similar confusion can be seen by those in the pro-choice camp (Turner, 1992). Here lies the central question: With so much uncertainty surrounding abortion, can and should it ever be legislated? To answer this question, we must first understand the basis for both sides' positions.
If this criteria is fulfilled the termination is lawful provided it is an authorised place however far the pregnancy has progressed. What people have to say about abortion often depends on what they believe about the status of the foetus: Is it or is it not a human being with rights? Those people who argue against abortion are “Pro-lifers”. Those who believe that abortion is right in some circumstances are “Pro-choice... ... middle of paper ... ...this, in the case Borowski v A-G of Canada and minister of finance of Canada (1984) DLR (4th) 112 at 131.  Bundesgesetzblatt (BGb1) 2, 1990, p885.
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The argument that has torn the nation apart for ages is abortion. Each individual needs to take the time out to research every aspect of the ideals behind abortion. The two main sides to abortion are pro-choice and pro-life. Both sides make strong arguments to support their side. The main question behind abortion is whether the act is murder of an unborn child or the right of the mother to choose what happens to her body.