Abortion in the United States: Rights and Restrictions

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Abortion has been a huge issue in the United States ever since Roe v. Wade. Roe v. Wade was a supreme court case that allowed women to have an abortion because it was a woman 's right to her own privacy. After this supreme court case, they made restriction on abortion. According to Abortion Procedures During First, Second and Third Trimester (2016) , in some states women can’t have an abortion after her third trimester or when the baby can survive outside the womb. Even though we have restrictions towards abortion the amount of babies aborted are very high. According to Jones and Kooistra (2011), in the United States twenty-three out of one hundred pregnant women choose to have an abortion rather than to keep the baby. Abortions have become more and more common. We have become insensitive toward abortion and …show more content…

You can give the baby up for an adoption. Abortion is actually making it so that there are less babies for people to adopt. Now that gay marriage is legal, gay couples look for babies and kids to adopt. According to Gary J. Gates (2013), homosexual parents are six times more likely to adopt foster children than heterosexual couples. If the woman doesn’t want the child or she doesn’t want to see the child she can give birth and ask for the doctors to take the baby away so she doesn’t have to see him or her. Women who are able to have children should be happy and have the child. A child is a blessing and not everyone can have that blessing. There are many couples who are unable to have children that would like to adopt. According to the study titled “Analysis of causes and laparoscopic picture of tubal-peritoneal form of infertility in women of reproductive age” by Rockwood and Pendergast (2016), 24.3 women in America who have never had a child before are infertile. Adoption may not be easy but it is better than abortion. The child growing inside should have the chance to have a

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that abortion has been a huge issue in the united states since roe v. wade.
  • Argues that abortion should only be allowed if women are suffering medically and are not in good condition to deliver the baby.
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