Pro Life vs. Pro Choice

1094 Words5 Pages
The federal government should restrict abortions because abortions strips an American child of its rights to life, puts women’s lives in jeopardy, and allows Americans to have a way to desert the consequences of their actions. The most fertile ages for a woman are twenty to twenty four years of age. With that being said it more common for a younger woman to become pregnant. Having children or planning to have or not to have a family is one of the biggest decisions of a woman’s life. There is no such thing as perfect time to start a family. There are both disadvantages and advantages to giving birth at different stages. For instance, a woman in her 20’s would have more energy to run after and take care of a toddler but less of a financial budget. A woman of her 30’s or 40’s may be more established financially but does not have the energy to keep up with a toddler. Everyone does not think about these aspects when getting pregnant. It’s a heavy responsibility that comes with children. Americans have to ask themselves are they ready for this type of responsibility? Before someone claims to be pro life they would need to know the meaning of pro life. To be pro life is to say that the person believes that the government has obligations to preserve all human life, regardless of intent, viability, or quality of life (Heard). The pro life advocate believes that help should be given to a young woman to make it as simple as possible to give her child up for adoption, if she desires. Dealing with young women that do not wish to keep their children can be an opportunity for both individuals and society to develop true understanding and charity. Is it not better to develop these virtues than the countenance of ethic destruction as the solut... ... middle of paper ... ...n death. An abortion can cost anywhere from around $350 to more than $1,000. In 2009, it was estimated that a total of $831 million is spent on abortions annually (abortion). If American was took reducing abortions serious the most important decision would not be which abortion to ban but how they would support to have the babies that they so badly do not want aborted. As a general rule, societies that do the least for mothers and child bearing have more abortions. Works Cited Stoner, Carrol. All God’s Children. Ont. Canada: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., 1977.Ahs. Walker, Tim.Sex180.Michigan:bakerbooks.,2005. “Abortion.”Procon.org.n.d.web.28 Jan 2014.Ahs. “Abortion.”Wordbook. Hull.univ.Pr.Of Kansas: Worldbook, 2001.print 16-17.Ahs. “Pro-life, Pro choice”.smc.edu.n.d web 30 Jan 2014.Ahs. Cendrowski, Scott.”China Goes Baby Boom.” 13.jan:12-13.print.Ahs.

More about Pro Life vs. Pro Choice

Open Document