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Should Abortion be Legal or Illegal?

- Sometimes life can be incredible to define, how do we define life. Should we define life from an existential point of view or should it be organic in nature. Can man just be narrowed down to his existence on the biological chain. Or is man a higher being based on his ability to make thoughts, suppositions and higher definitions. Is a person not defined from an identity of self, their consciousness of being alive. Who knows if animals also have thoughts or understand their own existence. Maybe they see themselves in the light of what they are....   [tags: life, death, abortion]

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Abortion Is Not Permissible?

- Thompson is right to claim that, even if a fetus is a person, abortion is still permissible when pregnancy results from consensual sex, or nonconsensual sex. (WC 26) Thompson defends his argument that pregnancy resulting from consensual sex is permissible by using an analogy. The imaginary analogy says to imagine living in a world where people seeds could fly around like pollen, you try to protect yourself by using protective screens in front of your windows. However, in some cases the screen protectors are defective meaning seeds can find holes and get into your apartment or during the heat weather you decide to open your windows allowing seeds in your apartment....   [tags: Abortion, Human rights, Pro-choice, Pregnancy]

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Abortion : Should It Be Permissible Or Not?

- Philosophy 102 AC June.8.2015 Abortion: should it be permissible or not. According to Finer LB and Zolna MR, half of the pregnancies among American women are not intended. Unfortunately, about forty percent of these pregnant women decide on abortion to terminate their babies. [1] Even though the U.S. abortion rate reached its lowest level in 2011, it is true that about twenty-one percent of all pregnancies end up in abortion. [2] Looking at these facts, you may understand the debate over abortion....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Fetus, Human]

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The Controversial Issue Of Abortion

- To kill an unborn baby with dreadful procedures is an immoral way to handle an unwanted pregnancy and should be illegal. Abortion has been a controversial issue since the 1960s. One of the duties of the U.S government is to protect lives of the innocent and this includes the ones of unborn babies. Fetuses have potential lives and deserve a chance in the world. Voluntarily killing a guiltless human without a reason regarding health concerns for either the woman or child is unethical. Abortion is an unsafe procedure....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Fetus, Fertility]

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Abortion : An Argument For A Secular Audience

- Abortion Taking out the trash, or taking a human life. That is what most the argument is with abortion, some believe that abortion is okay because the fetus is not yet a person, and that the fetus will be nothing but trouble. On the other side people believe that even all the way down to the zygote (when sperm meets the egg and earliest stage of pregnancy) there is a human growing in you. A growing boy or girl, with their own little fingers, and toes, their own cute as can be toothless smile, and their functioning organs....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Want, Fetus]

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Abortion Is An Act Of Murder

- In 1973 the Supreme Court was presented with Roe v. Wade. The ruling on this case caused an addition to be made to the the 14th Amendment, extending the right to a woman’s decision to have an abortion. Abortions can currently be done legally, yet out of the 44 million abortions done each year, half are done unsafely. Regardless of this statistic, many religious beliefs oppose the idea and condemn an individual who decides to have one. However, while many people believe abortion is an act of murder, abortion should remain legal because a large percentage of the female population will always need this option available for reasons such as a lack of income, family support, or medical issues....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Fetus, Childbirth]

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The Topic Of Sex Selective Abortion

- Taylor Touchstone Touchstone 1 Professor Parks Philosophy 5 December 2014 Sex- Selective Abortion The topic of sex-selective abortion is a controversial debate between many people in the world today. Sex-selective abortion entails the idea of a woman deciding whether to keep her baby or abort her baby depending on the gender of the baby. The heart of the issue revolves around the long-standing controversy of pro-life versus a woman’s choice of what she does with her own body. However, while the choice is left in the hands of the mother, the baby does not have a choice in the matter, and that is not right....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Gender, Human]

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Abortion Is The Killing Of An Innocent Human

- Ladies and Gentlemen of the jury in this argument I am going to provide evidence on how abortion is the killing of an innocent human and how it is wrong to yell “My Body, My Choice”. Abortion is allowed in over thirty countries around the world; killing about fifty million babies worldwide. That is approximately 125,000 abortions per day out of which 3,288 occur daily in the United States. A baby is a precious life that God has given that person and he or she deserves an opportunity to live. In 1973, Roe v....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Murder, Childbirth]

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Women Health: The Legalization of Abortion

- Perspective on Abortion Issues pertaining to abortion have always been contentious in both, the contemporary and traditional human society. Indeed, so emotive has the issue been that it has become one of the topics that have to be and are discussed in politics. Abortion is often defined as the deliberate termination of a pregnancy prior to its attainment of full term and with no intention whatsoever of keeping the fetus. In essence, it always results in the death of the unborn child, which explains why there has been all-ranging controversy....   [tags: Abortion, prohibition, legalization]

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History And History Of Abortion

- History of abortion in America The subject of abortion is so controversial that it has sparked debates, riots and protests all over the world. Everybody seems to have an opinion on the matter, but what most fail to realize is the health and safety of the individual who has to choose between her health; may I say even her life, over an unborn child who may have been diagnosed with birth defects, illness/disease or pose serious, life threatening complications to the mother. No matter how you perceive the matter, one must have to say the history of abortion in America is ludicrous....   [tags: Abortion, Roe v. Wade]

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Abortion: Birth Control For Whores

- Abortion is one of the most controversial and highly debatable issues in the United States today. This hot topic has put both the supporting and opposing sides in an uproar to defend their positions. In abortion, a fetus is deliberately terminated from the woman’s womb. Though there are several different methods of abortion, they all aim to rid of the potential child. When carefully reading descriptions of the techniques to abort a fetus, one does not shrug it off their shoulders and write it off as morally acceptable....   [tags: Abortion Pro Life Essays]

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The Motive For Anti-abortion Laws

- Abortion Abortion have been around for many years, studied for different societies. It was legal in the United States from the earliest times. In the middle 1800s, states began to pass laws that made abortions illegal. There are two different types of abortion.One is Clinic abortion, and the other one is an abortion pill. Abortions are very common. In fact, 3 out of 10 women in the U.S. have an abortion by the time they are 45 years old. The motive for anti-abortion laws varied from state to state....   [tags: anti-abortion laws, criminalization]

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Should Abortion Be Morally Wrong?

- Considering American ethics and values, death is morally wrong. Therefore, Induced abortions should be morally wrong as well. In 2011, 730,322 legal induced abortions were reported to CDC from 49 reporting areas. The abortion rate was 13.9 abortions per 1,000 women aged 15–44 years and the abortion ratio was 219 abortions per 1,000 live births (CDC, 2011). Abortion is ethically wrong, and laws prohibiting abortion help to keep people from playing God for selfish reasons. In some locations, abortion was once treated as a crime because it was seen as murder of a human life (Credo, 2010)....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Fetus, Obstetrics]

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The Controversial Topic of Abortion

- One of the most controversial topics in society is abortion. The act of removing a fetus to end pregnancy has divided the world. Although abortion is being discussed among friends, politicians, and even on blogs in the modern era, it has been in practice in the US since the early 1800s. It was mainly done to keep unmarried women from having children if they accidentally got pregnant. They considered an unmarried pregnant woman not marriageable material so abortion was one way to hide that fact that woman were pregnant at one time....   [tags: Abortion Pro Life Choice]

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The Actions Of Getting An Abortion

- The actions of getting an abortion is to terminated a pregnancy. Women who are getting an abortion have to do so within the first twenty-eight weeks of pregnancy. According to The World Health Organization every year there are approximately forty to fifty million abortions, which on average is about one hundred and twenty-five thousand abortions within a day. There are many questions surrounding this issue. For example, why should the government illegalize abortion. Also what justifies some women to get an abortion and what does not....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Fertility, Rape]

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The Ethics Of Abortion Is Morally Justified Or Not?

- The ethics of abortion is a topic that establishes arguments that attempt to argue if abortion is morally justified or not. Philosopher Judith Jarvis Thomson wrote a pro- choice piece called “A Defense of Abortion.” In this paper, she presents various arguments that attempt to defend abortion by relating it to the woman carrying the fetus and her right in controlling her body. On the other side of the spectrum, philosopher Don Marquis wrote a pro- life paper called “Why Abortion Is Immoral.” Ultimately, Marquis argues that abortion is immoral with rare exceptions because it is resulting in the deprivation of the fetus’s valuable future....   [tags: Human, Religion, Abortion, Morality]

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Abortion Is A Medical Procedure

- Anti-Abortion” Abortion is a medical procedure to end a pregnancy. It has become one of the most controversial issues out there. Many people have strong feelings and beliefs for or against it. There are also people on both sides, in my case I am against abortion and for the rest of my life will. Abortion is murder, a killing of an innocent human beings unable to make decisions for themselves. Life begins at conception, and for that reason unborn babies are human beings with the right to live. An unborn baby is capable of feeling pain so they feel an enormous pain during the abortion procedure....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Childbirth, Reproduction]

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The Argument Of A Defense Of Abortion

- Abortion is one of the most argued premise. There are diverse opinions about this procedure throughout, whether it is right or not, who gets to decide, if it is fair at all to decide who’s life is more valuable. We encounter arguments based on different scenarios and each has a justification to it. An article by Thomson, J.J., “A Defense of Abortion” talks about many such scenarios. This essay identifies the relevant argument that Thomson needs to provide and also evaluates whether Thomson 's actual arguments succeed in doing what 's needed....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Fetus, Uterus]

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Is Abortion A Needed Medical Procedure?

- Motherhood is something in American life that has been an important concept for everyone, and both the "Pro-choice", supporters of woman 's rights to choose, and the "Pro-life", anti-abortionists, have looked at each other as damaging the foundations of the mother-infant tie. When going into detail about what each supporter believes in, the pro-choice supporter has the right intention for both the mother and the child. Women should have the right to make the decision for their own body, and there are even certain cases where abortion is needed like rape, children too young to give birth, or if the pregnancy negatively effects the babies health....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Childbirth, Human]

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The Argument Of A Defense Of Abortion

- ABORTION Introduction Abortion is one of the most argued premise. There are various diverse opinions about this procedure throughout, whether it is right or not, who gets to decide, if it is fair at all to decide who’s life is more valuable. We encounter arguments based on different scenarios and each has a justification to it. According to Thomson, J.J., “A Defense of Abortion” talks about many such scenarios. This essay aims to identify the relevant arguments that Thomson needs to provide and also evaluates whether Thomson 's actual arguments succeed in doing what 's needed....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Fetus, Uterus]

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The Argument Of A Defense Of Abortion

- Abortion is one of the most argued premises. There are various diverse opinions about this procedure throughout, whether it is right or not, who gets to decide, if it is fair at all to decide who’s life is more valuable. We encounter arguments based on different scenarios and each has a justification to it. According to Thomson, J.J., “A Defense of Abortion” talks about many such scenarios. This essay aims to identify the relevant arguments that Thomson needs to provide and also evaluates whether Thomson 's actual arguments succeed in doing what 's needed....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Fetus, Embryo]

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The Current Laws Of Abortion

- Looking at the current laws pertaining to abortion in the countries which have legalized it, we find they are diverse based on varying reasons, but all the abortion is performed in these counties is based on safe procedures. However, around forty-four million abortions occur each year in the world (Sedgh et al. 625). The safety of abortion and the post-abortion effects have been a great concern in society. Actually, the abortion is never safe; it is even more dangerous than childbirth. Although it can be easily accomplished by using medication or surgery, the physical complications, emotional side effects and social impacts are always come along with millions of women who have undergone abor...   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Childbirth, Cervix]

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The Strongest Argument Of Defense Of Abortion

- In this essay, I will hold that the strongest argument in defence of abortion was provided by Judith Jarvis Thompson. She argued that abortion is still morally permissible, regardless if one accepts the premise that the foetus is a person from the moment of conception. In what follows, I agree that abortion is permissible in the ‘extreme case’ whereby the woman’s life is threatened by the foetus. Furthermore, I agree that abortion is permissible to prevent future pain and suffering to the child....   [tags: Pregnancy, Fetus, Abortion, Childbirth]

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Abortion And Its Devastating Consequences

- Abortion and its Devastating Consequences to Women Health in Developing Countries. Abortion is considered the intentional termination of a pregnancy after conception. It allows women to put an end to their pregnancies, but it involves a uniquely traumatic experience because demands the killing of an undeveloped embryo or fetus. It is a very controversial subject in all of world, because of the moral, ethical, practical and political issues and still there is no consensus about the management of this matter in question....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Birth control]

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Abortion Should NOT Be Legal

- Ever since 1973, when the court case Roe v. Wade came about, there has been a debate on abortion. The first side to this case, the liberal side, believes that women have the right to control their own bodies. Then, the conservative side believes that every life should be protected and human life begins at the moment of conception. Along with having two totally different viewpoints there are also some gray areas in which both sides aren't really sure of such as- the use of birth control pills, morning after pills, private-abortion pills, and educated abortions....   [tags: Argument Against Abortion]

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Abortion and Pregnancy: Pro Life

- “I certainly supported a woman’s right to choose, but to my mind the time to choose was before, not after the fact (Ross).” In Ann B. Ross’s quote, she says that choices should be made before the point of pregnancy. In today’s society birth control is not hard to get, and if a person is unprepared or at a point in their life that they do not want a child, then they should consider the results of their actions. In some states, bills have been passed where the mother has to hear the child’s heart beat before she can In 2011, 333,964 lives were taken before leaving what is supposed to be the protection of the mother’s womb (Bigelow.)....   [tags: abortion, the right to choose]

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Should Abortion Be Illegal?

- Chandra Ramos Ramos 1 English 12 Mr. Zechowski 4/7/2015 Should Abortion be illegal. The practice of terminating a pregnancy so the child won 't be born has been around for years. The history of abortion has been shaky. During the 1800 's abortion was considered illegal in New York and many other states throughout the nation. The different methods of abortions has sparked controversy once again in the United States....   [tags: Abortion, Roe v. Wade, Abortion law]

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The Landmark Case On Abortion

- The landmark case on abortion was Roe vs Wade. Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), was a historic case in which the United States supreme court overturned Texas interpretation of abortion laws. This decision legalized abortion in all 50 states. The Supreme Court ruled that a woman has a constitutional right to terminate an unwanted pregnancy before the fetus acquires viability and that a fetus is not a person under the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments. Linda Coffee and Sarah Weddington, two young and ambitious attorneys, filed the suit on behalf of Norma McCovery using the alias of Jane Roe....   [tags: Roe v. Wade, Abortion]

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Should Abortion Be A Choice?

- From a young age, children are taught that they are able to make choice for themselves. Throughout life they are given more choices like what to wear and what to do. They are able to make those decisions without others taking those decisions away from them. Something woman are not able to take control of is their bodies, yet people still want to take away the right to take care of their bodies. Today teen pregnancy in the United states has dropped to a historic low. In 2014 only 249.078 babies were born to women ages fifteen to nineteen years of age (CDC) ....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Reproduction, Human]

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The Controversial Issue Of Abortion

- Protecting Abortion Laws Abortion is an extremely controversial issue and one that is continually on the forefront of debates. Those who oppose the idea (Pro-lifers), thinks it is an act of woman playing “God” who live from who dies. Yet, whether an unborn baby constitutes a normal person is questionable; a pregnant woman, on the other hand, has the undeniable right to choose whether she wants to have a child or not. Therefore, the decision to have an abortion is the personal choice and responsibility of the woman, because prohibiting abortion impedes freedom of choice and endangers the physical and mental health of women....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Childbirth, Fetus]

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Abortion Should NOT Be Legal

- Abortion not only ends the life of the child before it has a chance but has health-related issues such as sterility and premature births. Life begins at the moment of conception, and an innocent life shouldn’t be ended due to parent’s lack of financial stability. This problem can be fixed by outlawing abortion. Abortion by definition is the termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, resulting in, or closely followed by the death of the embryo or fetus. Abortion ends life, and causes many health related issues for the mother....   [tags: Argument Against Abortion]

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Should Abortion Remain Legal?

- Gurvir Sandhu Mrs. Richards Comp 1 Argumentative Essay Should abortion remain legal. J.R.R. Tolkien said, “Even the smallest person can change the course of our future.” Whether it is graduating school, buying a car or having a baby, no matter what it is even the smallest thing in our life can our entire future or all human beings. Whether one believes that an abortion kills a baby or just does away with an embryo, an abortion will have an effect on the future of the individual that makes the decision....   [tags: Roe v. Wade, Abortion, Abortion law]

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Abortion Should Not be Banned

- The main problem in the world is inevitable abortion. Because it is about morality; which people tend pay more attention. Nowadays, Abortion is a controversial problem as people think of appropriateness. However, Abortion is necessary in many cases. Three main reasons why abortion should be banned are condition that women are not pregnancy, health problem in mother, and social problem. First, the pregnancy without readiness because the teenagers has sexual relation “premature” because nowadays it has communication is easy and comfortable....   [tags: Abortion Pro Choice Essays]

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Should Abortion Be Legalized?

- Abortion has been a hot topic of debate for many decades and will continue to be controversial because no one will ever agree on a common ground. Women have abortions for various reasons. The number one reason why a woman would have an abortion is because they feel as though they are not emotionally or financially ready for the responsibility of raising a child. Many people would argue that abortion should be illegal. Aborting a fetus in their eyes is considered murder. “Before the Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v....   [tags: Abortion, Roe v. Wade, Pregnancy, Abortion debate]

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Abortion: Women Have A Choice

- One of the most deliberated topics of modern society; is it just life, or is it truly alive. Does it adhere to moral standards or abolish the common good. Should it even be legal under the confines of our laws and regulations. If I was to tell someone to stop fishing, just because I thought it was wrong, it would seem unconstitutional that I would even attempt to withdraw rights to our freedom. Abortion is a personal issue and should be dealt with by the person, not the courts. A better example would be to take a hypothetical situation consisting of a 17-year-old girl, trying for her education....   [tags: Abortion, Argumentative, Pro-Choice]

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Abortion Should Be Morally Permissible

- Abortion should be morally permissible, in most cases, because a woman’s right to her own body neutralizes the unfortunate circumstance of an aborted fetus. Abortion should only be impermissible if it is clear that a woman is getting multiple pregnancies and abortions without making an effort to use available contraceptives. A common argument against abortion is that killing someone is immoral. That is assuming that a fetus is a human being from the moment of conception. But can we really reach a clear consensus as to when a fetus actually becomes a person....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Human, Fetus]

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Abortion Should Be Carried Out

- An abortion is the ending a pregnancy before the foetus can live independently outside the mother, often occurs during the first 28 weeks. If an abortion happens spontaneously before 24 weeks of pregnancy, it is called a miscarriage. An induced abortion is caused deliberately in order to end the pregnancy. Abortions have been a widely discussed topic worldwide, and are written about in many scriptures and holy text. Many people and religions have differing opinions on whether an abortion should be carried out, with adherents of Lutherans and The Roman Catholic Church being prime examples of this....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Fetus, Fertility]

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The Death Of Anti Abortion

- “I 'm pro-choice because I 've never been a fourteen-year-old incest victim pregnant by her father, or a woman who 's going to die if her pregnancy continues, or even a teenager who made a mistake or a rape victim. I want women to have choices, but I also believe that it 's a life, especially once it 's big enough to live outside the womb”(Laurell K. Hamilton). Women around the world have used abortion to control their reproduction at every point in history, and in every known society, regardless of its legality.In the United States, abortion was practiced until about 1880, by which time most states had banned it except to save the life of the woman....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Teenage pregnancy]

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The Article ' Defense Of Abortion '

- Alexis Suker Bioethics March 25, 2015 I enjoyed reading the article “Defense of Abortion” by Judith Jarvis Thomson. Judith starts her article off by talking about the most common argument where you believe that an unborn is considered a human being(person) from conception. That “before this point the thing is not a person, after this point it is a person”. She goes on to say that this conclusion doesn’t follow in that she can say the same thing about an acorn developing. It doesn’t follow that acorns are oak trees, making this argument a “slippery slope”....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Fertility, Murder]

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Abortion And Fetal Tissue Research

- Bioethics: Abortion and Fetal Tissue Research In the United States, about half of pregnancies among American woman are unintented, and four in 10 of these are terminated by abortion (Induced Abortion in the United States). But if it were not for these aborted fetuses, vaccinces for rubella and varicella would have never been able to be created and save millions of lives today (ASCB). So the ethical question health care professionals face today is, Abortions: Is it Murder or A Savior. Abortion is when a pregnancy is ended to prevent the birth of a child....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Fetus, Fertility]

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Abortion : A Utilitarian Standpoint

- When considering the question of abortion, I take a utilitarian standpoint. I believe it is important to consider all parties involved, and do so rationally. However, I also strongly feel as if some amount of empathy and emotional intelligence must be involved when considering such a delicate subject. There are a variety of opinions on the subject of aborting pregnancies already, many of them falling into a grey area between 'abortion is always wrong ' and 'abortion is never wrong. ' I believe that Many philosophers who have looked at the issue believe that the most important point to address is where personhood begins; if a fetus is a person, due to the same consideration as any other h...   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Fetus, Fertility]

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Arguments For And Against Abortion

- There are many arguments for and against abortion one main focus is whether or not the fetus is a person. For this essay I will only be analyzing and discussing two philosophers with two different arguments, who are for and against abortion, with neither of them focusing on whether or not the fetus is a person. First I’ll examine the argument Judith Jarvis Thomson concludes, in the cases of pregnancy due to rape, in her article entitled “A Defense of Abortion.” I’ll explain how she argues for abortion being morally permissible in cases of rape and will indicate one problem with her argument....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Morality, Ethics]

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An Ethical Argument Against Abortion

- Each day throughout our world, medical professionals suction thousands of babies from their mothers’ wombs through a procedure called abortion. The law protects and provides consent to both the mother and the medical professionals for these procedures. However, the babies seemingly have no right to protection or life themselves because of the argument regarding when a fetus is determined be human and have life. Pro-life author, Sarah Terzo, in a LifeSiteNews.com article, relays the following testimony supporting this from a medical student upon witnessing his first abortion, “Rejected by their mothers and regarded as medical waste by their killers, society allows these babies to die silently...   [tags: Argument Against Abortion]

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Is Abortion A Big Talking Point?

- There are tons upon tons of babies born every day. Among those babies there is bound to be some suffering from birth defects. Things such as severe genetic abnormalities or exposure to environmental toxins. These things can come from parents abusing drugs or alcohol while pregnant. The people involved need to take more responsibility to make sure these things don’t happen during pregnancy. As it stands though these things do happen. When they happen people have to make the choice if they will keep or abort the baby due to these genetic abnormalities or problems because of environmental toxins....   [tags: Pregnancy, Childbirth, Fetus, Abortion]

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Abortion Should Remain Legal

- Abortion, one of the most controversial ongoing issues, has become common in the United States. There are a lot of reasons defending the legalization of abortion. However, understanding the medical information and perspectives on abortion can solve this controversial issue. Unlike the common knowledge that abortion is performed in an unsafe setting and has the potential long-term complications, abortion is actually performed by professions and has few complications if it is performed within twelve weeks of pregnancy....   [tags: Argument For Abortion, Pro Choice]

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The Controversy Surrounding Abortion

- Abortion is a method of contraception that can be taken after a child is conceived and developing inside a woman’s body. However, this method of contraception has caused much controversy over the years, and many people feel that the procedure should be terminated for good. Despite the opinions of critics, women should have the right to get an abortion because women have human rights that enable them to have freedom of choice. In addition, they may have extenuating circumstances that lead them to consider an abortion; deciding whether or not to have a child is a delicate and private matter; and finally if the government outlaws abortion, it could lead women to take drastic measures that could...   [tags: legalization, legislation, illegal abortion]

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Abortion Should NOT Be Legal

- Arguably reminiscent of the dreaded extermination camps of the second world war, deciding the death of millions has become a matter of routine in the world today. Abortion is the rationalized removal of a human life from existence. Though wrong, it has ceased to be considered so by many who deem it necessary for a modern lifestyle. In the words of Thoreau, “After the first blush of sin comes its indifference; and from immoral it becomes [simply] unmoral, and not quite unnecessary to that life which we have made" (Paragraph 14, line 20)....   [tags: Argument Against Abortion]

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Exploratory Essay: Abortion

- There are many limitations valued when it comes to the right of abortion. The news media still outlines the pros and cons of anti-abortion rights in certain-states-to soon, the entire country. My perspectives on the issue of abortion have been entitled from it to never be banned among citizen’s rights. The reproduction of pregnancy has been emphasized heavily on a mother’s decision to abort their child, but the father of the child plays an active role since he considers to that particular title....   [tags: Abortion Essays]

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Should Abortion Be Legalized?

- Abortion Position Essay In recent history, a large amount of controversy has arisen over the topic of abortion, with both sides claiming to be morally right. Those that believe that abortion is the murder of an innocent child and that it should be illegal are considered to be pro-life. Those considered to be pro-choice believe that abortion is a safe way for women to choose what they want for their own bodies and is a way to not have a child if it is the product of rape or incest,. The Supreme Court decided in a 1973 case, Roe v Wade, in which they decided that abortion should be legal....   [tags: Roe v. Wade, Abortion]

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Abortion Should Remain Legal

- An abortion is the process of ending a pregnancy by a medical or surgical procedure. (“Abortion” par. 1). Abortion was legalized in 1973 (“Abortion” par. 19). Abortions affect every person involved. The main people it affects is the mother and the baby (fetus). There are many issues involved in getting an abortion like; The medical issues the mother and baby could go through, The moral issue of when life really begins, and the issue of should it be a choice for the mother to make. When getting an abortion the women should realize that it can cause many medical issues....   [tags: Argument For Abortion, Pro Choice]

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Why Abortion Is Wrong?

- Abortion is done worldwide by doctors and by the pregnant women in the world. Just because it is done, does not mean it should be condoned. More than 68,000 women die of unsafe abortion annually, making it one of the leading cause of maternal mortality. More than 56 million lives have been taken since Roe v. Wade. Abortion is wrong because women are being hurt mentally and physically, avoiding responsibility as a whole, and because it is not condoned by the bible. Abortion is when women end their pregnancy by removing the embryo or fetus before it can survive out of the uterus....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Fetus, Childbirth]

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Should Abortion Be Legal?

- Physically killing is not the only killing, abortion can be worse. There is a debate on whether abortion should or should not be legal. Abortion is defined as a removal of the fetus in the womb before the baby comes to full term. It is one of the most popular issues right now in the world. This procedure is the mother and father’s decision to make to choose to not give birth to the baby. Abortion should be made illegal not just in the United States but also worldwide because abortion can cause a lot complication, it takes the live of innocents, it has effects and permanent damage in people’s lives and it can also increase the rate of death....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Fetus, Childbirth]

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Should Abortion Be Legal?

- What creates individuality in us is the ability to have the right to our own opinion. As the rape culture and teenage pregnancy becomes a more apparent issue, abortion surfaces itself as a leading topic in today’s society. Although contraception may be an option for everyone, there are still risks involved and mistakes to be made. Females from a wide range of age groups frequently have abortions today because of wrong decisions and special circumstances. We see various advertisements and propaganda emerging all around us....   [tags: Abortion, Religion, Pregnancy, Human]

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Should Abortion Be Legal?

- “Pro Abortion” Imagine going to jail right after getting an abortion. Imagine the government being able to tell women what they can and cannot do with their own body. Did you know it is illegal to get an abortion after 24 weeks of pregnancy in 41 states. 1.21 million abortions happen each year. Of course, some may say that abortion is a sin, crime, or even murder, but does that mean the government should set restrictions on what women can do with their own body. Women are in control of their own bodies so the U.S....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Fetus, Childbirth]

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Abortion Is The Fetus From The Uterus

- Abortion has been considered a controversy in the United States for many years. Abortion is the “expulsion of the fetus from the uterus.” (Robert H. Lauer) There are two different types of abortion, miscarriage and induced abortion. Women decided to have abortions for many different reasons and use it as a birth control plan. Many women decide that they can’t have the baby due to schooling, work, money and other responsibilities. Also, many women decide not to have the baby because they are single and don’t want to raise the child alone....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Abortifacient, Birth control]

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Ohio Abortion Laws

- The medical definition of abortion is “the termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, resulting in, or closely followed by the death of the embryo or fetus: a: spontaneous expulsion of a human fetus during the first 12 weeks of gestation—compare miscarriage b: induced expulsion of a human fetus” ("Medline," 2012). To even begin the discussion of abortion, we must first begin with the gestational age of viability, meaning at what age the fetus can have a chance of survival outside the mother’s womb....   [tags: Politicization of Abortion]

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Is Abortion Morally Acceptable?

- The topic of abortion is debated nationally amongst all. Dividing people into sides for or against abortion being moral. Arguments ranging from if the fetus is a person or not, whether the mother and fetus have rights, religions effect on abortion, and if abortion is morally acceptable. Thomson 's position is that the fetus is a person but even so abortion is still morally okay in some cases. He supports this by giving a few examples; a violinist who needs to be hooked to someone to survive, siblings and a box of chocolate, a man and his coat, etc....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Morality, Childbirth]

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Should Abortion Be Legalized?

- ... Someone who is Pro-Choice believes that if a young girl loses her virginity and becomes pregnant by accident it may be because she wasn’t aware of the repercussions of having sex. Being forced to keep her child could cause her to be kicked out of her home with no way to financially support her child. Not only would she have no money, but she would also lose the chance to go to school and get an education. By having an abortion she would not have to deal with all of the issues like these, though she would have to deal with the emotional aspect of deciding to terminate the fetus which would be a decision that should be left to that person, not a law....   [tags: pro-life, illegal abortion]

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Should Abortion Be Legalized?

- Imagine being a woman with extreme diabetes knowing it was hazardous to convey a child. You are a first-generation American, the first in your family to attend college, and you desperately want kids someday, but you know today is not that day. Put yourself in the shoes of a person whose abuser took off his condom and said, "Now you belong to me." In 1973, abortion was prohibited entirely in thirty states and legal in limited circumstances in twenty other states. In that same year, the Supreme Court in Roe v....   [tags: Abortion, Roe v. Wade]

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Is Abortion Morally Wrong?

- Gonzales V. Carhart “Since human beings are valuable in the way that qualifies them as having a right to life in virtue of what they are, it follows that they have that right, whatever it entails, from the point at which they come into being--and that point (as shown in our first Section) is at conception” (Lee and George 82). The authors of The Wrong Abortion make a clear stance on the issue of abortion, and they make it very clear that abortion is morally wrong and that it strips humans of their birth given rights....   [tags: Roe v. Wade, Abortion]

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Should Abortion Be Allowed?

- How could abortion be allowed. It is something that should not be taken lightly. The process, alone, damages families along with people who desire to have children. Children are not at fault when they’re born, they are just like us and we should love them no matter what. Decisions, decisions; they all lay with responsibility, once it targets a serious part of life. Sometimes, there is no turning back. Abortion is a medical process that is commonly performed to end a woman’s pregnancy. Women have the right to decide for themselves whether they should have an abortion or not....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Fetus, Childbirth]

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Should Abortion Be Legal?

- Abortion is one of the many issues that are happening every day, every second in the current world. It’s defined as “the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy” (Dictionary.refernce). This definition shows the terminology behind abortion and why most people are brutally against this health issue because abortion reduces fertility towards woman, abortion can lead a women towards mentally restricted and distress, abortion causes a serious health condition towards women’s, and society judges women abortion, which leads women’s to thoughts of suicide or suicide for their loss of their baby....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Vacuum aspiration]

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Abortion Should Be Illegal?

- When most people think of babies they think of joy, happiness, laughter, and a wonderful life ahead. However, there is a portion of people who think otherwise, and usually have an abortion done on themselves, sometimes even more than once. An abortion is the termination of a human pregnancy usually done at about the first 24 weeks of being pregnant. A baby’s heart starts beating at just 18 days from conception (babycenter.com). Abortion should be illegal because taking a baby’s life away who has a living heart beat is murder, since killing a human is already illegal and considered murder then abortion should be as well....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Childbirth, Fetus]

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Should Abortion Be Legalized?

- Would you want someone to take away the ability to live from you. Or can you imagine not having this life. Babies or Embryos, on the other hand, don’t have any choices like you under the mother’s womb. They can’t resist or even stand up for themselves, if the mother decides to get an abortion. Abortion is an option given to women who become pregnant. Many consider it, and many decide to have one. They believe that it is their right to choose whether or not abortion is right for them, and the baby is just helpless....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Human, Morality]

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Should Abortion Be Legal?

- Abortion Do you know what an abortion is. In the United States, it 's one of the controversial and most debated topic. According to the Guttmacher Institute,22 percent of all pregnancies, excluding miscarriages, end in abortion. Abortion is when a woman chooses or is forced to abort the fetus inside her body. Do you think that a fetus have right to be in the body of a women against the will of the woman. Or does a woman have the choice to abort the fetus, because it 's her body. The answer is often determined by an individual 's personal beliefs about religion, ethics, personal freedom, and other issues....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Fetus, Fertility]

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Should Abortion Be Legal?

- What is abortion. Abortion is when a fetus is removed out of a womens womb ending her pregnancy. A woman has the right to choose to get an abortion up to her first trimester which are her first 3 months of pregnancy, after she past her first trimester she is obligated to have the baby, unless her life is at risk and they have to remove the fetus, and this is only in some states. According to "Sarah Marshall, Dilation and Evacuation (D&E) for Abortion, Webmd.Com" a woman can also have an abortion in her second trimester which requires and Dilation and Evacuation Abortion if the baby is diagnosed with any abnormal or complicated medical issues, also if the mother was raped and was emotionally...   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Fetus, Uterus]

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Abortion Is A Violation Of Human Rights

- Abortion is a popular topic in the United State. It is also a sensitive topic which involves women rights, health, and politics. Many people join abortion debate to discuss whether women should keep the right to abortion. The pro-life side on abortion argues that abortions are immoral way to murder a unborn child, but the pro-choice side defends that women should have their rights to choose how to treat their bodies. Pregnant is a natural way for women to reproduce their next generation. “It is unnatural for woman to interrupt the natural process of pregnancy, in the only way she can do so — by killing the child in her womb” (A letter to woman’s lobby)....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Human rights, Fetus]

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Abortion Should Not Be An Effective Scholarly Article

- An effective scholarly article usually catches people’s attention and enables the readers to come to understanding all the complexity of inquiry issues. Considering the two articles that one should definitely take a notice of, it is important to make an emphasis on “Developments in Laws on Induced Abortion: 1998-2007” and “Legal Abortion Worldwide in 2008: Levels and Recent Trends.” It is interesting to note that both scholarly articles focus on such a social problem as unintended pregnancy drawing a particular attention to an inappropriate bureaucrat-dominated policy-making....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Maternal death, Abortion law]

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Abortion Is Morally Wrong?

- Mrs. Smith is faced with the decision on whether or not to have an abortion. She has already two kids of her own and is struggling to make ends meet. Mrs. Smith does not know why she is once again pregnant when she has been using contraception consistently. At the end, she makes the conscious decision of having the abortion. Is her abortion morally justified. The view of abortion simply depends on the person’s point of view on life. The philosopher Don Marquis, argues that abortion is morally wrong because we will then be depriving a fetus of a future life while Judith Jarvis Thomson argues that having an abortion is morally justified because Mrs....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Fetus, Embryo]

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Abortion Is Humane And If It Should Be Legal

- 40 years ago, the Supreme Court essentially invented the right to perform abortions legally. Since then, there has been countless hot debates about whether abortion is humane and if it should be legal anymore. Just recently in the GOP debate, Carly Fiorina, an American Republican politician from Austin, Texas, gave her opinion on the topics of the situation in Iraq and Planned Parenthood. Fiorina gives the statement, “One has something to do with the defense of the security of this nation, and the other has something to do with the defense of the character of this nation”....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Vacuum aspiration, Fetus]

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Abortion Contradicts Religious Ethics

- Abortion is the termination of a fetus or embryo from the uterus. They can sometimes happen without warning, more commonly known as a miscarriage. There is also induced abortion; which is a very controversial topic. Although the advocates of abortion claim it can save a mother’s life and prevent prolonged suffering, opponents contend abortion damages the women’s body, physically and psychologically, and that abortion contradicts many religious ethics. Abortion dates back to Ancient Egypt and the Roman Empire....   [tags: Argument Against Abortion]

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Abortion For The Pregnancy Advisory Service

- According to British Pregnancy Advisory Service, abortion is defined as, when a pregnancy is ended so that it doesn 't result in the birth of a child. Sometimes it is called 'termination of pregnancy '. There are two types of abortion treatment, medical and surgical abortion. Medical abortion, or the abortion pill, is used for those you find out they are pregnant and are able to end the pregnancy early on in their pregnancy between 10 and 24 weeks. Women who are up to 10 weeks’ pregnant takes medication which will cause a miscarriage....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Birth control, Abortifacient]

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Why Abortion Is Wrong?

- "Simple morality dictates that unless and until someone can prove the unborn human is not alive, we must give it the benefit of the doubt and assume it is (alive). And, thus, it should be entitled to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." (Reagan, 1982) Abortion has been the biggest controversy of all time. Many people believe that it is morally okay and not murder just because it is legal. Individuals never think about how it would make them feel if someone took away their ability to live, grow, and become someone....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Human, Childbirth]

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Abortion And Controversy And Crisis

- Within America, abortion has been a controversial issue for many years. Additionally, there have always been issues about killing the fetus or the embryo and not giving them the right to life. Consequently, many protestors view abortion as being a legal form of murder and protests against abortion has voiced their opinion throughout the world. Thus, individuals can become careless and engage in sex without using a contraceptive device, and when they become pregnant they terminate the pregnancy. Consequently, protestors view this as being unacceptable....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Human rights, Fetus]

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Should Abortion Be Legal?

- When contemplating ethical problems, a numerous amount of issues arise. There are opinions, which leads to debates on reasons why a topic should or should not be permitted. Abortion is one of the most controversial ethical problems in the world, because there are considerably reasonable arguments for both sides. Listening to both sides will give important moral insights. In reality there are an estimated 3 million unwanted pregnancies that occur each year. About 1.6 million of those unwanted pregnancies are ended by abortion....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Fetus, Childbirth]

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Should Abortion Be Legal?

- Anti-Abortion The bond between a mother and child is made by something more than just DNA. The love that a parent gives their child makes their connection closer than other. However, abortion allows the deliberate decision of murdering your own child. How can we, not as americans but as humans, approve of a society where the killing of the innocent is acceptable. Abortion is, as Mother Teresa claimed, “ a war against the child... a direct killing of the innocent child, ‘murder’ by the mother herself”....   [tags: Human rights, Abortion]

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The Argument On Pro Choice Abortion

- Anderson brings up point after point to support his opinion on pro-choice abortion. Anderson writes about how the government should have no say in a woman’s decision to abort even if she is past the first trimester: “Pregnancy and motherhood affect every aspect of a woman’s life - public and private, emotional and physical - and Roe v. Wade confirmed that it was an invasion of privacy for the government to step in and make reproductive decisions on a woman’s behalf” (Anderson, 2015). Anderson explains how he believes a woman who decides to have an abortion does it because it will negatively affect their life in a way that will be changed forever....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Pro-choice, Fetus]

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Abortion Should Not Be Illegal?

- In 1821, Connecticut was the first state to criminalize abortion, banning abortion and inducing poison. Anti-abortion campaigns and other states joined the cause eventually, and by 1965 and the majority had made abortion illegal. Nevertheless, the federal government took action with a court case of Roe v. Wade (1973), which was a decision in favor of women’s right to choose whether to have an abortion during the first trimester of pregnancy for maternal health reasons.. The court decided to have a test to identify whether it was fine to have an abortion in the third trimester of a pregnancy....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Fetus, Pro-choice]

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Abortion Is Not Right And Evil

- On January 22, 1973 the U.S Supreme Court, affirm the legality of a woman’s right to have an abortion under the 14 amendment to the constitution (http://www.nyu.edu/ ). Now abortion is an issue affecting our society (life.org). Many people feel that abortion is not right and evil because it is murder to an innocent child. On the other hand others believe that it is a woman’s constitution right to choose, especially in certain situation such as incest, rape or health issue threatening the mother’s life....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Birth control, Obstetrics]

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Affects Of Abortion On America

- Affects of Abortion in America There are hundreds of social problems in the USA today and one of the most complicated is abortion. Abortion is so complicated owing to the fact that it affects a woman’s body, causing it to be a very personal and emotional issue, but at the same time since it is affecting a future American citizen, it becomes a problem that America as a society has to deal with. This causes America to be split into two sides, one side claiming that it should be the woman’s choice since they believe it affects the woman alone and the other side claiming that it affects society as a whole and can’t be left to the woman alone to decide....   [tags: Pregnancy, Birth control, Abortion, Fertility]

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