The Pros And Cons Of Abortion

analytical Essay
1492 words
1492 words

Abortion The definition of abortion is the termination of pregnancy and expulsion of an embryo, or of a fetus that is incapable of survival. There has been controversy about abortion for years. Some people believe that abortion is morally and ethically wrong. Others feel that they should have the right to decide about their own situations. People have always had their own personal beliefs. Different beliefs about abortion could be related to not only personal beliefs, but their own religious beliefs. When it comes to abortion, we must consider both sides of the story. The Supreme Court ruled that a woman, in consultation with her physician, has a constitutionally protected right to choose abortion in the early stages of pregnancy-that is, …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that abortion is the termination of pregnancy and expulsion of an embryo, or of a fetus that is incapable of survival. there has been controversy about abortion for years.
  • Argues that women should have the right to choose what happens to their body, and not be forced to bring a child into the world.
  • Explains that pro-life advocates advocate the life of the baby over the woman’s right to choose. mary ziegler's article uses the case of gonzales v. carhart.
  • Analyzes how tom head's article, "no apologies: inside mississippi’s prolife-movement," talks about two men protesting in the rain outside of the jackson women
  • Explains that some pro-life advocates have their religious beliefs involved in how they feel about abortions. other religions believe that having an abortion is like "playing god."
  • Analyzes kate pickert's article on abortion and the pro-choice movement in the u.s. as of january 2013.
  • Opines that pro-choice advocates argue that women should have the right to choose. roe vs. wade provides a fundamental basis for nearly all of the laws regarding abortion that exist today.
  • Argues that incest can put a child at risk of having handicaps and mental retardation, issues that pro-choice advocates argue.
  • Opines that madeline roe's "how to kill your baby" gives advice and support to people who have already made up in their minds about having an abortion.
  • Explains that prenatal testing to detect fetal abnormalities has become routine and gives parents an option to decide if they want to continue or abort the pregnancy.
  • Explains that abortion side effects include abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, bleeding, infection, damage to cervix, or possibly death. people have the legal right to make their own decision.
  • Opines that no child deserves to be brought into this world and mistreated. teenage mothers require consent from their parents to receive abortions.
  • Concludes that abortions are legal and if a person chooses to have one that is ok.

In Kate Pickert’s article. “What Choice,” she discusses abortion and the pro- choice movement in the U.S. as of January 2013. Pickert focuses on the impact of the ruling in the 1973 abortion rights case Roe v Wade on women’s rights and the pro-life movement in American. It states that the number of abortion providers in the U.S. decreased between 1982 and 2008 despite the USSC’s determination that abortion is a constitutionally protected right. Abortion rights advocate Frances Kissing claims that the pro-choice movement’s stance has alienated about one half of the American population …show more content…

This answer is drawn straight down the middle. There is no right or wrong. On one hand people argue that abortion is wrong. Some look at it as being morally and ethically wrong. They include their religious beliefs in the matter and feel that a mother has other options other than to terminate their pregnancy. On the other hand, a mother has the legal right to make her own decision. Some mothers look at it as if they cannot financially support the child. Maybe, the doctor might have told them that the child will have deformities, or they may not be ready to bring a child into the world. Whatever the case may be, this will be an ongoing argument. It all comes down to what you believe in. Abortions are legal and if a person chooses to have one that is ok. I personally feel that an individual knows their situation. If you have made up your mind and know you cannot give this child the love and care they need to grow then yes, I am all for having an

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