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The Need for Legal Abortions

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“The study indicated that about 20 million abortions that would be considered unsafe are performed each year and that 67,000 women die as a result of complications from those abortions, most in countries where abortion is illegal ( ny times)”. Abortion has been a very controversial issue all the times. Abortion literally means the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks. The anti abortion individuals believe that aborting a fetus is a murder and it also has the right to live. The pro-choice individuals refute that before 20 weeks, fetus lack the attribute of pain and self-awareness as doctor suggested. Also, a woman has right to her body and she should be able to choose whether she want to abort or not. The topic of Abortion is very debatable issue whether it should be legal or illegal. This essay is arguing against anti-abortion and supporting with “Abortion should be legal”. Abortion is a big issue for women and it should be made legal in all countries because legalized abortion prevents illegal unsafe abortions, child abusive crime and health problems like depression, trauma and shock.
Legalized abortion law prevents the unsafe abortions. Anti choice groups people think that killing the unwanted child should be against the law and it is a murder but they mistaken the point that the women who decides to give up the child will abort in anyway either safe or unsafe. “About 40% of women who have a clandestine abortion experience complications that require treatment” (Cohen, Facts and consequences). Women who decide to have an illegal abortion get their life on the risk. They fear of getting disrespect from the society. In the case of rapes, the baby reminds them the incident. Pr...

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...are many positive consequences of legalized abortion than illegal, Abortion should be legal throughout the world. Abortion prevents from unsafe illegal abortion which is very dangerous to the lives of women. It also prevents from the crime and child abuse from the society. It even prevents females from the depression and mental trauma. Hence, women should also have the reproductive rights and should be able to choose whether she wants a baby or not. When everyone seeks out for freedom, women should get the freedom to decide. A quote by Margaret Sanger -“No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother”.

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"Facts and Consequences: Legality, Incidence and Safety of Abortion Worldwide." Facts and Consequences: Legality, Incidence and Safety of Abortion Worldwide. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Feb. 2014.
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