As liberals would say, a fetus at very early stages is not a human life. Therefore, if the woman wants an abortion, she is not harming anyone in the process; in fact, she is most saving herself from going through all this trouble of taking care of the baby. Many young girls should have the right to an abortion if they are not financially stable. Teen pregnancy in the United States is very high, and most of the teens that are pregnant don’t have any support from the fathe... ... middle of paper ... ...ant teen should know the consequences and should be able to have an abortion if she chooses to. Work Cited Feature, Denise MannWebMD.
It appears there are many different reasons that a woman would get an abortion. Some seem like they should not be done, but others are very understandable. Abortion is one of the most discussed and controversial topics in the United States. To be pro-choice means to want abortion to be legal and available to women. To be pro-life means to not want abortion to be legal and all babies to be born.
The topic of abortion is one of the most controversial issues in today’s society. Thousands of abortions take place every single day, and yet public opinion remains at a standstill as to whether or not abortion is ethical or not. According to a poll in 2013, fifty-four percent of the American public believes that the practice of abortion should be legal in all or most cases (“Public Opinion on Abortion”) Abortion has been defined as “the act of removing a human embryo or fetus from the uterus of a pregnant woman prior to the completion of the full term of pregnancy”(Rich, Wagner, and Geraldine). There are very strong opinions for and against this issue, but no one can deny the vast gray area of abortion. A person’s stance on the situation is often determined by how he views the fetus: a part of the mother’s body or as a human being.
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