Abortion: Touchy Subject In The United States

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john mullinhemer Professor Seton English 1301-230 11/27/2012 Abortion Abortion has always been a huge issue in this country. Abortion is a very touchy subject in the world today and causes lots of controversy. Abortion is one of the most common medical procedures performed in the United States. There are 1.3 million abortions in the United States each year. The main argument for pro-life believers is that the unborn fetus is in fact a living thing and deserves the same rights that we are given as humans. The problem of abortion will always be an issue. But there are ways that we can significantly lower the abortion numbers. I believe that the most effective solution to this problem is an obvious one. If the United States government made…show more content…
If Americans can voice their support of such actions like the law that would ban abortions, the government would have to do something about it. There are some laws today that are in place to make abortions tough to get and make the women feel bad, but the solution is too simple. We need to get together in our communities and come together as a group and get the attention of the lawmakers. Make them aware of the impact that abortion has on this…show more content…
Wade ruled that women have the right to an abortion during the first 6 months of pregnancy, legalizing abortion as a result. The court ruled that abortion is a right under the U.S. Constitution and prohibiting abortion would violate the 14th Amendment (which protects against state actions to deny the right to privacy, including a woman's qualified right to terminate her pregnancy). This law doesn’t see the baby as a human at all. This law makes it ok to abort a baby that has a heartbeat, legs, arms, and fingers. The unborn child deserves the rights that are given to all living humans. The problem with today’s laws on abortion is that they make it too easy for a woman to get an abortion. The law is crazy to me because if you look at some murder cases, the unborn child is considered a person. If someone murders a pregnant woman, they will most likely be charged with two murders as we have seen in the Manson family murders. It shouldn’t matter how far along the pregnancy is for someone to tell if the baby is a “human”. The baby should be considered a living thing with rights given from the constitution throughout the whole

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