The Pros And Cons Of Abortion

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For years our nation has debated on the controversial topic of abortion. In 1973 the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade rid most of the states of laws that restricted abortion – essentially legalizing abortion nationwide. This ruling created the controversy over abortion that many people are aware of today. Pro-choice supporters believe that individuals have unlimited autonomy with respect to their own reproductive systems, as long as they don 't breach the autonomy of others, while Pro-life supporters believe that the government has an obligation to preserve all human life, regardless of intent, viability or quality-of-life concerns. (Pro-Life vs. Po-Choice, Head). In lament terms, pro-choice supporters believe that a woman has rights…show more content…
It is argued that abortion accomplishes the same results as an abortion, with 1.5 million families wanting to adopt there is no such thing as an “unwanted child.” (20 key Arguments For & Against Abortion, Lowen). According to FY2014 data from the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), there were 415,129 children in foster care in September, a 4% increase from 2012. If there were really enough families looking to adopt children that number would be 0 and there wouldn’t haven’t been an increase in the number of kids admitted. Although foster care provides these children with families that doesn’t mean they’re the right families for that child. According to Brittany Hines Clark, a blogger, her experience was “mixed” she continues on to explain that she had positive and negative experiences throughout her 12 years in state care. Growing up a child shouldn’t be subjected to a “mix” neither should they be moved from family to family. Adoption may be a solution for unwanted kids but it is not the best solution, the quality of life of foster children are subject to too many factors that can’t guarantee any home being 100%

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