Abortion And Pro-Choice

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Abortion An abortion is ending a pregnancy before the unborn child is able to live outside of his/her mother. If a woman was to have an abortion before reaching twenty-four weeks is considered a miscarriage; if the woman is beyond the twenty-four weeks then she is having an abortion to deliberately end her pregnancy. Women tend to get abortions due to lack of protection, not ready to be responsible for another human being or unfortunately the woman was raped and doesn’t want to have the rapiers child. Some who believe in abortion use it as a way of birth control and the others who don’t believe in abortion find it as murdering an unborn child. Abortion is a very emotional and personal circumstance to handle, but with anyone it has to be taken…show more content…
The group that is for abortion is known as the pro-choice group, these group believes that is the mother’s decision to make and hers alone. The pro-choice group doesn’t believe that the government has the right to set a law saying what they can and cannot do with their unborn fetus. Pro-choice gives women the right to make their own decisions and not worry about hurting the beliefs of others in the process. This group allows men and women to make responsible decisions without having restrictions and other people’s opinions put into their decision making. A group in Georgetown state that “pro-choice means that we not only recognize a woman’s right to safe and legal abortion, but also the right to make that decision independently or with the help of those she trusts (Jacobson).” Many people do not know that celebrities for example have had abortions even though they don’t speak for what side they are on. A couple people who have had abortions are Sharon Osbourne, Whoopi Goldberg, Billi Jean King and Sherri Shepherd. Even though some of these women feel like they had not made the right decision, they still went through with this emotional and life changing experience. On January 22nd marked the 40th anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade case that was ruled in front of the Supreme Court that a woman has the right to abort her baby based on the ninth and fourteenth amendment. Along with this ruling and second one was ruled claiming “that a human fetus only possesses the potential for life, and thus, cannot be considered as an individual, and consequently, denies it any constitutional rights (2012).” This case was filed March 1970 in a Texan court that agreed with the defendants and ruled in the pro-life’s favor and declared that abortion is to be illegal. This law lasted for three years and then the Supreme Court overturned this ruling and made it once again

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