Banning abortion, put women at a higher risk of going out and finding illegal way to have the procedure done (“Abortion Information” 1). Once abortion became illegal in the United States 1.2 million abortions were preformed illegally. Dangerous attempts have been made by women to preform their own abortion, or have them done by unskilled surgeons often with dangerous instruments and sometimes in unsanitary conditions. Serious complication from unsafe abortion included, “perforations of the uterus, retained placentas, severe bleeding, cervical wounds, and rampant infections” (Currie 17.) Abortion has become safer over the years and should be legalized in every state in the United States; abortion should also be kept private between the client and doctor.
Our hope is that the new report will help inform a public debate in which all too often emotion trumps science,” – Dr. Sharon Camp, institute president.These ilegal clinics are responsible for thousands of deaths each year because of their unsafe abortion methods. Each year about 70,000 women die because of badly done procedures of abortion in inapropriate facilities (source #6), This terrifying statistic could be easily decreased by legalizing abortion since that way the procedures would be done by professionals. These abortions are safe and some of them don’t even need surgical procedure. During the first bimester there are three different types of procedures to end the pregnancy. These procedures are done by taking mifepristone, ... ... middle of paper ... ...RLY JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS CXVI.Issue 2 (2001): n. pag.
This only makes up about 1% of all abortions” (Agrestic). The fact is that most abortions are done because of the mother is not wanting children at the time. With this being debated abortion should not be a huge problem in the America. Abortion should only be allowed if the woman is raped and or if she has health problems. There are many ways to have an abortion and it can or cannot cause serious problems.
Many people justify abortion by saying that until a certain stage in pregnancy, it is not considered a baby, but if it is not a baby, what is it? There is something inside of the woman. This beautiful and wonderful gift of life that is put in this woman’s body, it’s not just a thing. Slaughtering a child’s life at any stage should be wrong. Most people do not know the exact term of what an abortion is.
When one thinks of the word “abortion,” it is often met with a feeling of uneasiness and mixed emotions. Abortion is one of those topics that most try to avoid; after all, it is the killing of an innocent child. Unfortunately, people’s tendencies to shy away from the subject leaves many left in the dark on the controversial issues it entails. This country was built on the foundation of inalienable rights to liberty and “the pursuit of happiness.” Liberty is defined as “freedom from control, interference, and restrictive conditions (“Liberty”). U.S. citizens have the right of doing, thinking, and speaking in accordance to choice, and abortion is no exception.
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