Abortion is Unconstitutional

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Abortion is Unconstitutional Abortion: What’s the case? There are many controversies that revolve around whether abortions should be legal or not. Some people believe that abortions are constitutional. Many believe that abortions are morally and legally wrong. To understand this controversial issue, it is important to know that facts about the legal background of abortions, statistics on why women aborted, and the effects on why women aborted. The following will tell why abortions should no longer be made legal. Abortion is defined by the most reliable source, the dictionary, as "a fatally premature expulsion of a fetus from the womb." Abortions are performed in a variety of ways. The procedure depends on how long the woman has been pregnant and where she decides to have the abortion. The most common methods of abortion in the United States are: menstrual extraction, suction curettage, D&E, saline, prostaglandin, and hysterectomy. (MDCH 2) Abortion, which has been legal for over 23 years, is against the Constitution and the Supreme Court case that legalized it should be overturned. In 1971, a pregnant single woman (Roe) brought a class action suit challenging the constitutionality of the Texas criminal abortion laws, which prohibited having or attempting an abortion except on medical advice for the purpose of saving the mother's life. This lawsuit was labeled Roe v. Wade. The Roe v. Wade was Henry Wade, one of the attorneys who argued the case for Texas. Roe v. Wade was first argued in the Supreme Court on December 13, 1971. Roe v. Wade was reargued October 11, 1972 and on January 22, 1973 Justice Blackmun delivered the opinion of the Court: The Supreme Court declares, “The statutes void as vague and over broadly infring... ... middle of paper ... ...to other organs, probability of miscarriages, premature births, and stillbirths increases, sterility, even death. “Emotional instability includes: guilt and anxiety, sadness, grief, mental breakdown, alcohol or drug abuse to forget, fear of punishment from God, and even suicidal attempts.” (Tyree 2) There are no numbers and cases to determine what is morally wrong and right on this topic. However, there are cases and statistics that can prove why it should not be legal. Abortions are wrong and it should never have been made as legal. “On January 22,1973,the Supreme Court made abortion legal for the entire country.” (Law 1) It has been legal for more than 23 years. Abortion is against the Constitution, harms women, and involves the purposeful termination of human life. On these grounds Roe v. Wade should be overturned and abortion be once again be made illegal.

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