Keeping Abortion Legal

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Keeping Abortion Legal

In America we have always preached the act of freedom of speech, and free will but yet we still feel it’s necessary to tell a women when and how to have a baby. Having a baby should always be the woman’s choice. No man no woman should have the right to step in and make that decision for her. How can someone who knows nothing of your past or present struggles tell you, you have no choice but to have this baby why, because abortion is now illegal, how would you feel? Abortion is the act of terminating a fetus within your first 28 weeks of pregnancy. The issue revolving should abortion be legal or illegal has been on ongoing headache for centuries now. I believe abortion has become such a big controversy because we have allowed others to voice their own opinions regarding their religion and personal feelings to convince the world that abortion is wrong and that every baby deserves a chance, when America should not be allowed to make that decision for anyone.

Abortion has been around for years according to an article titled “U.S. Abortion Law,” abortion in America was made legal in 1973 by the Supreme Court, so why is it we are still focused on what a woman is doing behind her closed doors. Women was granted the protection of the 9th and 14th amendments to have the right to privacy, with that being said I feel that what a woman chooses to do with her body is no one’s concern but hers and the father of her unborn child. Women should be able to exercise their right to free will and make the best decision regarding abortion no matter how others feel.

When it comes to abortion I believe that it should always be left up to the woman to make the decision on whether to keep her baby or not. Having a baby is no eas...

... middle of paper ... have an abortion because of her own specific reasons due to health reasons, or unable to support her baby that is her reasons and her reasons alone, that right should not be taken from her.

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University of Minnesota Human Rights Library . All Amendments to the United States Constitution. N/a. 22 Nov, 2013 .

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