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The Most Common Pros And Cons Of Abortion

According to Webster 's Dictionary, Abortion is defined as the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy. Today, More than 40 million abortions will occur in a year worldwide. In the year 2008, 1.2 million women had an abortion in the United States. Teen pregnancy strikes about 1 million American teens each year, and approximately 35% of those teens choose to have an abortion. Diverse personal beliefs lead to popular controversy over the topic of abortion. Those who choose to take action on their opinions on abortion with or against the act are commonly labeled as pro-life, or pro-choice. Teen pregnancy, along with many other scenarios, lead to women making a personal choice to have an abortion. Due to the large range in possibilities of unwanted pregnancies, possible fetal health problems and the inability to support a child, abortion should be accessible and achievable nation wide. One of the most common scenarios in which a woman chooses to have an abortion is when an unintended pregnancy was conceived. Common causes of unwanted pregnancy are typically a result of contraceptive failure or rape. According to a study conducted by NCIB, among adult women an…show more content…
Some take a stance on pro choice, or in favor of abortion, and those who are not pro choice are pro life, against abortion. After the Roe v. Wade trial in 1973 women 's rights, specifically abortion rights, became protected by the law. Woman from then on were protected by their constitutional right to their bodies. They are entitled to the privacy surrounding their decision to have an abortion. It would be unfair and unjust for women to be denied their constitutional rights, just because she is pregnant. Due to the large range in possibilities of unwanted pregnancies, possible fetal health problems and the inability to support a child, abortion should be accessible and achievable nation wide. Abortion is an acceptable choice for women, especially in difficult

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