Never mind the morality of abortion, even the health risks are unbelievable. When a woman receives an abortion she runs a 65 percent higher risk of clinical depression and 160 percent more likely to be hospitalized for psychiatric treatment. Abortions create more complications than going full term with a
This unconstitutional law proposed anyone seeking abortion must meet with a multitude of ridiculous standards, including such things as forceful reading of anti abortion material, parental consent, and a 24 hour waiting period. Though it overturned when passed, the law was still a looming possibility of loss in power for women. Another tactic of using fear as leverage was employed by editors of the Journal of the American Medical Association. This tactics was not allowing women treatment to any abortion induced medical complications until she ‘confessed’ to her abortion and cause of it. This tactic ruthlessly lead to many deaths in the late 1920’s.Anti abortionist recently used fear to influence people by setting up fake abortion clinics where they spread misinformation and intimidate women out of abortion, nearly 4000 clinics were set up, 5 times more than real abortion clinics in the United States.
An online article written by doctors Lisa Haddad and Nawal Nour states, “Some 68,000 women die of unsafe abortion annually, making it one of the leading causes of maternal mortality (13%). Of the women who survive unsafe abortion, 5 million will suffer long-term health complications” (“Unsafe Abortion: Unnecessary Maternal Mortality” ). Death and long term injury from unsafe abortions can be prevented, if those who do not want or cannot afford to have children have methods to prevent pregnancy from even happening. These deaths and injuries are important, because they are extremely preventable, and the fact that prevention is not openly distributed to the public is an injustice. The United Nations’ Declaration of
The word abortion by definition means the ending of pregnancy by removing a fetus or embryo before it can survive outside the uterus. IV. Abortion, without a doubt, is an extremely controversial issue nowadays because although some people including me are totally against it, others believe that a woman should have the right to choose. V. Each year, millions of unborn baby are killed worldwide. Since abortion was legalized 40 years ago in United States, over 40 million babies have been killed and more than 1.2 million are killed each year.
An abortion is the intentional end of a pregnancy (WebMD). Aborting a baby is wrong because it is murder, the baby is innocent, it is against God 's will, and there are many other options when it comes to not wanting a child. There are two types of abortion. There is medical abortion,which uses medications to end a pregnancy. There is surgical, which is where they go in vaginally and use tools to end the pregnancy (Lowen).
Overall, throughout the many years of American history, a constant debate has been made on finding out whether abortion is good or bad. The people who think that abortion is good are called abortionists and those who think it is bad are called non-abortionist. They have been debating for a very long time and they have protested strongly. In 2003, President Bush signed a law to prevent abortion procedures through out the country. This sparked a lot of controversy and organizations like National Organization for Women opposed this strongly.
Abortion is known as being the termination of pregnancy. If a woman becomes pregnant and does not wish to go through with it, then she may choose to terminate her pregnancy. For this reason, abortion is widely discussed in the western societies, as the rates of abortions are going up. Studies show that every third women in the United States of America will have an abortion in her lifetime. Some people say it is okay to abort a baby but others are strongly against it and consider it as murder.
Wendy Cruz Mrs. Hrncir English 2 02 February 2018 Making The Ultimate Choice Abortions throughout the world are a major controversy. Discovers show that “almost 350,000 teenagers under the age of eighteen become pregnant each year. Approximately eighty-two percent of these pregnancies are unintended, fifty-five percent of pregnant teenagers give birth, fourteen percent have miscarriages, and thirty-one percent have abortions” (Laws 1). Many different people have different perspectives about abortion. There are many questions being asked, like “who should make the choice to kill preborn babies” (Brown 1).
Reproductive Rights as Human Rights “Throughout human history women have faced discrimination and violence and, despite significant progress, still do. But today, it is possible to help change that reality through the International Human Rights system that arose from the ashes of World War II”. There has been a lot of controversy regarding Reproductive rights all over the world. Defenders of women’s autonomy rights argue that “women can never be free to determine their own destiny in life if they cannot decide when and whether to bear children, a right ultimately guaranteed only by the right to choose abortion at any time” . On the other hand defenders of fetal rights argue that a “fertilised cell (zygote), an embryo, or a fetus, is an ‘unborn baby’ whose innocent life must always take precedence over the rights of a pregnant woman, even if she must die in consequence of giving birth” .
(ii)Induced abortions An Abortion which occurs due to human intervention is called as an ‘induced abortion’. When such an abortion is performed on request, it is an ‘elective abortion’. If it is done in order to save the life of the mother, it is ‘therapeutic abortion’ and whenever it is done in an unlawful manner, it becomes a criminal