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Pro Choice: The Pros And Cons Of Abortion

Pro-life. Pro- choice. Abortion has become a very hot topic within the last few years. According to Google abortion means “the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy “. See why there is so much controversy. Most pro- life supporters believe that abortion is not only immoral but murder because someone is killing an innocent human being which is why abortion should be illegal. While pro-choice believe the complete opposite about abortion and it should stay legal. What many pro-life supporters don’t understand is that abortion should stay legal because a woman has the right to choose, unsafe abortions lead to high death rates and for the wellbeing of the child. A woman’s…show more content…
If a woman wants it bad enough, she will do whatever it takes to get an abortion. In many other countries abortion is illegal according to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 21.6 million women had unsafe abortions these abortions were responsible for the death of nearly 47,000 women (Thompson, Tamara. "Safe and Legal Abortion Is a Human Right.") The truth is abortion is going to be used the difference is now there is safe, modern, medical and surgical methods available which make abortion safe if it’s legal. Though what if it’s illegal, women are going to be forced to go to back alley clinics were the doctor who may or may not even has a degree. They risk getting infections, injuries, and trauma to get an abortion done. In South Africa when abortion was legalized abortion-related deaths dropped by 91% (Singer, Peter. "The Choice of a Pregnant Woman Always Outweighs the Life of a Fetus.") By providing safe, legal abortion, with follow-up care to prevent or treat any complications many women would still be alive. If so many support abortion then they shouldn’t illegalize abortion because it too would take lives. Abortion will always be an issue for the years to come. A way to compromise is by regulating abortion. Many women believe that abortion is a form of birth control. A way to fix it would be by limiting the number of abortions allowed. Abortion should be a last resort, yet it also shouldn’t be restricted. Both Pro- life and Pro- choice supporters can agree that educating woman of all ages’ even men, preventing the problem before it even starts. Many supporters can agree that this should start by having sex education, and information about family planning and knowledge over

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