Pro-life supporters, on the other hand, believe that the unborn child has the right to life, and that abortion unlawfully takes away that right. If we take away the woman’s right to chose, will we begin limiting her other rights also? Or, if we keep abortion legal, are we devaluing human life? There is no easy answer to these questions. Both sides present strong, logical arguments.
Should Abortion Be Legal Since abortion is legal in the United States. Should a woman have the right to abort her fetus? Even though it is her body is it mainly up to her. Life has choices that should be made with the intention of one’s better future according to (Hemingway). Abortion should not be legal because it is immoral.
For example, we are allowed to take life under the prescribed requirements of law, such as self defense, war, execution, etc. While execution is the legal taking of life against someone who has committed a crime worthy of execution, the baby in the womb has done no wrong, yet it is executed. Although women have the right to free choice, only on occasions would it override a life of a person. Another con to abortion is the damaging effects it can have on the woman. As an illustration, abortion was passed as a legal law in 1973 with restrictions as a result of the Roe V. Wade case (Bandow).
For teen pregnancy, I understand some religious don’t think you should have a pregnancy before marriage. But if you don’t want to have a child, why you have sex at a young age? For victims of rape, you should not choose abortion because abortion is always a result of risking. There are a lot of options such as adoption. According to Kristi Burton Brown in “Why Do More People Choose Abortion Over Adoption article” he says: “In the USA, there are approximately two million infertile couples waiting to adopt, many times regardless of the child’s medical problems such as Down Syndrome, Spina Bifida, HIV infection or terminally ill. Dr. Brad Imler, President of America’s Pregnancy Helpline, confirms the challenge of waiting couples by stating: “Only 1% of the Helpline’s annual 40,000 clients inquires about adoption.” If the woman doesn’t want to have a baby, they can choose adoption solution.
The increasing frequency of abortion in America completely objects our ethically and morally free country. The actions partaken by the women who are making this decision can be altered for a pro-life society. America feels that, morally, it is wrong to murder someone... What is the difference between children who haven’t even taken their first breath? “Taking the life of another person, barring extreme circumstances, is grievous sin.” (Msnbc.com) By executing someone who is a murderer, some may or may not disagree with the fact that it’s wrong because they are still a person. Yet, a group of society is able to accept the killing of an unborn child for many opinionated
Lupita Matias 4 March 2010 Book Review The Story of Jane: the legendary Underground Feminists Abortion Service. By Laura Kaplan. (New York: Pantheon Books, 1995.) The Story of Jane: the legendary Underground Feminists Abortion Service written by Laura Kaplan is told by those who operated and helped out with the act of abortion. The book for itself told me that it was going to be about abortion and indeed there were going to a lot of trouble.
“Abortion is the intentional termination of a pregnancy after conception. It allows women to put an end to their pregnancies, but involves killing the undeveloped embryo or fetus. For this reason, it is a very controversial subject in American politics” (Tom Head, 2012: 1). In my opinion, there should not be a Constitutional amendment banning abortion. A woman should have the right to abort her baby for any reason that she feels necessary.
Right now in Canada abortion is legal, and because of this is contradicts and violates section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms which clearly states that everyone has the right to life, liberty and security. Abortion violates the right to life because the fetus is living, and killing or terminating it is murder. If abortion was classified as being illegal, it would violate the right of security under the same section. Furthermore, to resolve this issue, I believe that abortion should become illegal, unless under particular circumstances. Unless any significant harm would be to come to either the mother, or the child, abortion should be illegal.
Are we headed backward, toward a time when many women found it impossible to access legal abortion care? Those days of back alley abortions led to many deaths, infections and dangers that I felt we had overcome. While I would not choose an abortion for myself due to my beliefs, I feel that others should have the same right to make their OWN choice. The article doesn't give much background or history on the fight over abortion or reproductive rights yet the author never gives away which side they are on. While it is a strong factual article it could be stronger with more facts from both sides.
There are some people that feel abortion should only be legal in certain situations like if the woman was raped. But it was the case of Roe v. Wade where the court deemed abortion a fundamental right under the constitution. What is abortion and should it be legal? Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy by the removal or expulsion from the uterus of a fetus or embryo, resulting in or caused by its death. Abortion is not only the killing of a fetus, but can also provide health risks for the mother and should be illegal.