Essay On The Controversy Over Abortion

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The issue of abortion is very controversial in today's society. Although many people think it shouldn't be legalized, there are just as many who think it should. Your opinion rests with you and possibly the values you were brought up with. Whether you think women should have the right to abortion or not, you can find support for either side.Many individuals take the side of anti-abortion or pro-life which means they don't think women should have the right to abort an unborn child. This is the con side of legalizing abortion. Some of the pro-life members think that the reasons women shouldn't be able to abort is that the mother is ending an unborn child's life and if the mother is old eno ...view middle of the document...

Another reason a mother might choose to get an abortion is if she was raped and she doesn't wan to have the child of someone he doesn't love. Having a child of someone who raped you could have great emotional stress on some people. A third reason might be that the mother might already have as many kids as she wants, but she doesn't want to have to put this new child up for adoption so she thinks it would be better if she never has the child. There are many pro's of pro-choice. I listed some above, but these don't justify abortion. Wanting to keep a baby alive that has so many problems that it would have a completely painful life and uncomfortable life is a bad choice.There are pro's and con's to both of the sides of abortion which ever one you can find more pro's to is probably the side you should take. The pro's to pro-life and the cons to pro-choice are as follows: You are sparring a life of an unborn child, the child could be adopted by a family that wants a child, and you don't sell a child short of any potential he or she had by aborting it. The con's to pro-life and the pro's to pro-choice are as follows: The child may have a very serious disor...

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