Abortion may be the key to ending someone’s life, and surly will be the same key that causes harm to the female body. Many people say that Abortions should not be considered lawful considering the fact that it increase a women’s chances of having certain cancers and diseases, will cause more teenagers to be involved in sexual activity, and simply because abortion is a source murder. In “Abortion Rights Outlined”, it is said that since the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that granted women the right to abortion, many women, including teens have used abortion as a way to escape the responsibilities of being a mother. Sexual activity amongst teens has been an ongoing problem in the United States due to the fact that over the past several decades, more teens are engaging in sexual activities and have become pregnant. With teen sex already being an issue, the opportunity for teens to gain access to abortion drugs has only increased this problem.
An abortion is legal if two doctors agree that one of the following circumstances exists: ü There is risk to the life of the mother if the pre... ... middle of paper ... ...n child). Woman has control over choosing an illegal abortion that they know can be harmful. The unborn has absolutely no control when the mother chooses to abort. In addition abortion is a surgical procedure, and even though it is legal it still puts many women at risk. Many women suffer post-abortion complications, such as severe muscle damage plus damage to the uterine wall, which can lead to scarring, future miscarriages, entopic pregnancies.
Karen insisted everything was ok, that she was just sick. But she wasn’t ok; she was bleeding to death. This is just one tragic story that is the result of a teenage girl not being able to have an abortion, not having society excepting of it, and just one negative effect that will come about if our nation becomes completely pro-life. Abortion is one of the biggest controversies in American society today. There are those who are pro-life, seeing abortion as totally wrong under any circumstances, and there are those who are pro-choice, viewing the mother's right to make decisions over her own body.
This procedure is the mother and father’s decision to make to choose to not give birth to the baby. Abortion should be made illegal not just in the United States but also worldwide because abortion can cause a lot complication, it takes the live of innocents, it has effects and permanent damage in people’s lives and it can also increase the rate of death. One of the primary reasons that abortion should be illegal is that it causes a lot of complications for women to have health problems that can lead to death. One of the things that cause complication to women’s health is having unsanitary abortion; women tend to receive abortion from people who are unskilled. (Shahbazi).
Since these people were amateurish in their work, abortions would lead sometimes to death. The National Center for Health Statistics shows that abortion was actually the one of the leading cause of death among young women before 1967(NCHS*). This data shows even if the risks were very high people would rather take the chance and go with abortion. Legalizing abortion would allow it to be standardized and provide a more suitable environment for... ... middle of paper ... ...ited States will be brought under the light and be prompted with the decision to legalize or forbid abortion. Works Cited "Abortion."
The topic of abortion has been a controversial issue in America and each side cannot come to an agreement. Many people believe women should be able to make their own decision because it is their own body and because the baby is not born yet so it is not a human. While others believe once the fetus is formed, it is considered a human and has individual rights, and that aborting that baby is murder. Today, about twenty one percent of pregnancies will end with an abortion. Abortion must be illegal unless the safety of the women is in jeopardy, or due to rape or incest.
Today, because of the inaccessibility of safe, legal abortion, some women are resorting to illegal and self-abortions to terminate an unwanted pregnancy (Fried). The more women that are forced into pregnancy consequently add to illegal
(Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Moral Issues) Those who support pro-life view abortion as murder since life begins at the moment of conception, and punishment for these actions should be required. Though, fertilized eggs that are used for vitro fertilization that are not implanted are routinely thrown away. (about.com) Therefore, if human life occurs at conception, then isn’t this murder, and if not, then how is abortion murder? Pro-life activists make the argument of other options such as adoption and other forms of contraception as an alternative to abortion. Although, nearly all women who forego the procedure of an abortion were already on a form of contraception drug, so the baby is clearly unwanted.
The simple definition of the termination of pregnancy has such an up roar and a voice of opinions in society. When many hear the word abortion, they think of a woman getting rid of her baby because she was not being safe with her partner and that she is making a selfish decision. An abortion can also occur spontaneously where it is then referred to as a miscarriage. It is important to understand reasoning behind why each abortion was chosen before judging the parents of the baby or the doctor involved. Many say that abortions are unethical as they are speaking in the baby’s voice, but some voices find the side where there are circumstances that make an abortion ethical and necessary which defines pro-choice and pro-life.
Abortion is against doctors' Hippocratic Oath. Government gets to control a woman's body. "Back alley" abortions would increase if it were made illegal, leading to increased risk of young women dying or becoming sterile. It's arguably better for society to have babies aborted than have them be brought up poor and neglected, where not only will the child suffer but society when that child develops a higher attraction to crime, welfare, etc. One brief mistake can take away a woman's childhood and trap her for life.