Abortions Essay

2433 WordsFeb 7, 201310 Pages
Rights to Abortions Abortion has become a hot topic in the United States with groups of people having two extremely different points of views on the matter. With the evolving moral standards of today’s society, abortions are becoming more accepted and justified. I support the use of abortions and feel the ultimate decision should be on the woman not others. Abortions, the practice of removing a fertilized egg from a mother, have become a controversial issue in American society, but have been accepted and supported because of women having the final say on what happens to their body, women’s rights and people not being financially and mentally ready to take care of a child. While other Americans who are against abortion feel that killing is morally wrong. Therefore, the killing of unborn fetuses is morally wrong as well. Some feel the unethical and unmoral termination of unborn fetuses should be outlawed because it is an innocent life being taken away, against religious beliefs, and medical complications later in life. Many pro-life supporters believe that abortion is murder of an innocent person and that it should be illegal. On the other hand, many pro-choice supporters believe that women should have the right to choose what happens to their bodies; therefore, they believe that abortion should be legal. The status of the fetus and the rights of a woman will be further explored. Although the pro-life arguments that abortion should be illegal because of both physical and psychological harm to the mother as well as arguments concerning the right to life of the unborn fetus are compelling, the rights of women to make private decisions regarding their bodies and their futures outweigh those arguments. The controversial issues concerning abortion have changed throughout history. The term abortion refers to “an early removal of a fertilized ovum or fetus; it is

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