Who Has the Choice ?

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Abortion is the practice of terminating a pregnancy, which results in the death of the human fetus. People are debating about whether or not abortion is right or wrong and there are two main sides: those who think that abortion should be illegal, also known as pro-life and those who think abortion should be legal, also known as pro-choice. Both sides feel so strongly about the issue that it is regularly debated in politics, states and citizens. "There are some pro-choice proponents that believe abortion should only be used as a last resort, as well as some pro-life positions that range from opposing abortion under any circumstance to accepting it in cases of rape, incest, or when a woman is at risk" (abortionprocon.org). Abortion should be legal but it needs to have more restrictions. It should only be legal to save a women’s life, in cases of rape if counseling doesn’t help, and incest.
U.S. News' conservative viewpoint. In the article Abortion Is Not Prowoman, Prolife Is Prowoman by Penny Nance, " I truly believe that if we protect women the way we are supposed to, abortion would never be necessary." (Nance) she speaks of how we still can not forget about cases of rape, incest, and life of the mother. But then she contradicts her statment by saying that it's a red herring, which means detracting from the actual issue. She states that big abortion businesses' want any abortion for any reason at taxpayer's expense without helping the poor woman or girl to attend to her real issues that landed her at the abortion clinic. She uses all of the consequences to discourage the reader against abortion. Nance says that it scars women physically, emotionally, and mentally forever and killing an unborn baby. Althoughout the article she uses...

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... country to be able to ask ourselves whether abortion should be legal while we enjoy the freedom to choose what's right for ourselves, even if it makes someone else uncomfortable." (Johnson)
While both articles discussed the positive and negative aspects of abortion, Both authors did so in very different ways. The conservative article did so by speaking about scaring women physically, emotionally, and mentally forever , the health risks, and the fact that it abortion clinic only care about money but not the patient. The liberal article used supportive tone to show that women should have the right to make her own desicion about her body and creating a safe and legal abortions. While abortion makes both sides feel so strongly about the issue that it is regularly debated in politics and states as well as the public. the opinions regarding issue are extremely varied.

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