Planned Parenthood Essay

opinionated Essay
1480 words
1480 words

"Families are essentially care institutions that vary across cultures and change over time. Their essential function, historically, has been to contribute to the basic economic survival of family members; thus, the structure of families often adapts to the economy, and cultural ideologies and laws are created to reinforce that adaptation."(The evolution of families and marriages, 2015) “Planned Parenthood is the most trusted women’s health care provider in this country. We have provided birth control, lifesaving cancer screenings, safe abortion and other high-quality health care for nearly 100 years. One in five women reports having been to Planned Parenthood for care. Planned Parenthood’s medical providers and staff are the best in the country”. …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Opines that programs like these are necessary in order to keep family life balanced. many rape victims are treated and proper counseling is arranged at no cost.
  • Opines that all the findings from the research on stepparent families are important, but there are three that they find important: remarriages are less stable than first marriages, ending in divorce more frequently.
  • Opines that the paid family leave act will have a positive outcome on family well-being.
  • Explains that planned parenthood is the most trusted women's health care provider in the country.
  • Opines that step families today are different from the stereotypical ones of the past. they are comprised of married couples, gay and lesbian couples and unmarried couples.
  • Opines that alternative family lifestyles and relationships will continue to grow and evolve as our definition of family continues to change.

These people want these programs defunded and the clinics shut down. But what these people chose to ignore is the positive things this organization does. For example 491 countries have a Planned Parenthood clinic. This organization sees and treat an average of 2.6 million patients a year. Planned Parenthood serves mainly women who have low-incomes and qualify for government help in order to pay for birth control. Planned Parenthood serves mainly women in public programs. According to the Guttmacher Institute in 2010, publicly funded clinics in the U.S. averted 1.7 million unwanted pregnancies, including 374,000 teenage pregnancies. Planned Parenthood doesn’t only provide a solution for unwanted pregnancies, but they also provide education against sexually transmitted diseases they also provide free cancer screenings for …show more content…

Some of the advantages for children in a step-family relationship is that it’s beneficial to have an extra adult to care for them, children will also enjoy a higher standard of living thanks to combined incomes, and this comes in handy as it’s a financial hardship to be a single parent. Another advantage is the feeling of security again. There are also certain disadvantages for children in step-family relationships since all children do not cope the same way. Some children might still be grieving the break-up of their original family. Children usually want their parents to stay together. Having to move to a new home, a new neighborhood and even a new school can cause insecurity and some anger due to the fact they are leaving their comfort zone. Another issue many times is that they resent their parents new partner for trying to discipline. Blending a family is never easy and there will be issues that arise on a daily basis. They aren’t only blending family’s it’s also relearning how to get along with those in what is now your new immediate

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