Adoption: The Case Of Roe V. Wade

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Abortion is a topic that causes controversy all over the world. In the case of Roe v Wade, abortion was declared legal, although many still question if this should be the case (5). Whether you are pro-life or pro-choice, stating your opinion about the issue can create an outbreak of opinions. Yes, abortion is legal, and yes, women have the right to do with their bodies as they please. However, many consider abortion to be murder, which is not legal and can be punishable by death. Some people think there are exceptions to being on either side. For example, a pro-life individual may say they are pro-life except for when a woman has been raped. Vise Versa, a pro-choice individual may say they are pro-choice except for when it is involving a woman…show more content…
For example, many pro life people would say that if a woman doesn’t want the responsibility of raising a child, they should just put it up for adoption (1). This is not necessarily a fair accusation considering that not all women who want an abortion want it because they don’t want the responsibility. Having a child can be extremely expensive, even if you are not planning to keep the child. While pregnant, women have to make multiple trips to the doctor to make sure their pregnancy is going well. Also, the hospital bill for giving birth can be in the thousands of dollars by itself (1). Another reason a woman may not want to go through a pregnancy is because people are cruel. Teens and young women especially get the bad end of the situation because it is not seen as ideal for young women or women who are not married to have a child. As for those who are pro life, they also have quite a debate as to why abortion should be illegal. The number one argument would be that abortion is the killing of a live fetus and that is murder (1). This is a good argument and pro life individuals have reasons to back up their belief. An unborn baby has no choice in the matter and they deserve to have a chance at life, no matter what that life looks like (1). They also question how a baby who has been planned is worth more and deserves life moreover one who is not planned or wanted. All people are worth the same and should have the same chance at
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