Jane Smith's Argument In Favor Of Abortion

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Jane Smith is a 20 year old college student. On the 5th of June, she takes a pregnancy test and it comes back positive. She thinks to herself “what am I going to do, I am not ready for a baby yet”. She gets her phone out and calls her mom, telling her the whole thing. Her mom tells her to keep the baby, but Jane doesn’t really know if she should. She then goes to her boyfriend for his opinion since it is his baby too. He tells her he is not ready for a child and that she needs to have an abortion. She has two people telling her two completely different things, so she doesn’t know what to do. Even though there are pressures to have an abortion women should not because it is inhumane, harmful to the mother, and harmful to the baby. First off,…show more content…
A baby is considered as God’s gift, and it’s believed that every living being has a purpose behind their birth. By tampering with a life, aren’t we acting against the creator of the world?”. God gives babies for specific reasons. Jeremiah 1:5 says, "Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee..." Additionally, an abortion can be harmful to the mother. There are always serious risks for having an abortion, especially late term. Having an abortion carries the risk of the mother not being able to get pregnant again. It also can lead to serious health complications and in some cases death. Abortions often lead to unwanted memories, which can result into stress and depression. Some women have gotten breast cancer from aborting a child.
Furthermore, there is a risk of hemorrhage, infections, blood clots, and incomplete abortion. Studies have linked a history of abortions to sleeping and eating disorders. Also, the abortion pill has been linked to sepsis. More than 400 women are known to have died from legal abortions. In 2002, Southern Medical Journal found that 154% of more than 173,000 women committed suicide than women who carried to

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