Argumentative Essay On Teenage Pregnancy

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Teenage pregnancy is a teenage girl usually at the age thirteen to nineteen who becomes pregnant. Teenage pregnancy and abortion is a serious issue in our society today. Abortion and teenage pregnancy is a controversial issue in our society. Long ago in the 1990’s the average of teenage pregnancy was at a very low rate. The rate among teenagers dropped during the period of 1991-1998. The ratio for abortion among teenagers went down around the early 1980s and mid-1990s. But as the years goes by the average started going higher and higher with each year. In 2012, a total of 305,388 babies were born to teenagers. A teenager’s life should be filled with joy and freedom, and not held down with responsibilities that a teenager did not want. A teenager is not yet ready to take care of a child, hence a teenager cannot fully take care of themselves yet. A teenager is still dependent on their parents to do everything. Teenage pregnancy may bring joy to your life at the thought knowing that one is able to conceive a child, but it may also lead to destruction by the choices one make. “Various social and biological factors influence the odds of teenage pregnancy; these include exposure to adversity during childhood and adolescence, a family history of teenage pregnancy, conduct and attention problems, family instability, and low educational achievement” (Wall-Weiler). Teenage pregnancy has increased in teens today, on the other hand, abortion has been a solution to a teenage
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