Pro-choice advocates suggest it is irresponsible for women to give birth to a child that she is unable to take care of (Shaw 2016, para. 1). Moreover, pro-abortion groups, argue that fetuses are not capable of surviving outside the mother’s womb before the 22nd week of pregnancy, thus, should not be considered a ‘person’ (Foer 1997, para. 4). The main positive impacts of abortion on the society can be seen in the decline in crime rates and how it eases the problem of overpopulation.
The issue of abortion is an ongoing debate in the U.S, that involves a variety of moral, social, and legal issues. The ethics surrounding the procedure are frequently disputed and people often question whether abortion should remain a legal option for terminating pregnancies. Proponents of abortion, favor unrestricted access and contend that it’s a woman’s right to choose what she does with her body. On the other hand, opponents seek to ban the practice and argue that deliberately ending an unborn child’s life is morally wrong. While abortion provides essential medical and social benefits to women, it also deprives an innocent child of the right to life.
Various opinions that are worth thinking and considering exists in the argument of abortion although it is religiously refused, medically unsafe, and irresponsible, some people still regard it as a woman’s right. (procon.org) One of the first reasons I don’t support abortion is that abortion defines the meaning of life and death. Kerby discusses in her article “Arguments against Abortion” medical reasons why abortion should not be legalized, he asked an important question that should have a strict answer within our community, isn’t death declared with a cessation of a heartbeat? Then why doesn’t onset of a heartbeat define life? And if a heartbeat defines life, then abortion should definitely be outlawed.
Abortion is probably one of the biggest debates to date in the United State. The article was a pro-abortion article, and gave examples as to why it is a women’s right to choose. It was written by a doctor who shares the opinion that abortion is okay. There may be a time where it is necessary for a woman to have the choice to have an abortion or not. Those choices could include rape, or if the pregnancy will cause serious health issues to the mother.
Taking responsibility of the result is a wise response to the problem, if you consider it as a problem not a blessing. Having the idea of making it as another form of contraception makes no sense. When you want to prevent something from happening, you should have taken action in the beginning. Abortion is when taking the fetus out of the mother’s womb unlike contraception where you take actions in order to prevent the sperm cells develop and form fetus. Abortion does not only affect the future of the baby but it also affects the mother physically and psychologically.
Abortion leads hurting women down a path of complications and regrets because of their impactful decision that must be stopped! One solution to preventing abortion includes foster care/ adoption. If a mother wants to give up her child without abortion, foster care and adoption are two places a child has a good bet at having a better home. “Children in foster homes is a concept which goes as far back as the Old Testament, which refers to caring for dependent children as a duty under law” (Foster Care,
When the health of the mother is in serious jeopardy and already been advices by the medical authority to do abortion. C. When the baby cannot survive beyond birth due to severe defect of the fetus. VII. Even these special cases do not automatically justify abortion. VIII.
Literature review Abortion is a general term used to define the removal of a foetus from the uterus. According to Guidelines on Termination of Pregnancy in Malaysia (2012), termination of pregnancy refers to therapeutic abortion performed usually to preserve the mother’s life. There is on-going debate over legal, moral, religious and ethical issues of abortion. In resolving such issue, psychologist must be aware of the heavy legal, ethical and religious obligations associated with termination of pregnancy beyond clinical judgement. The best practice in making decisions in this type of issues involves finding a balance between risks and benefits (Guidelines on Termination of Pregnancy, 2012).
Union of India , the supreme court permitted Ms. X to abort her baby despite the fact that the duration of her pregnancy was 23 weeks which exceeds the duration of 20 weeks as mentioned in the MTP Act, 1971. The woman alleged that her pregnancy was an outcome of act of rape perpetrated on her. Before granting permission the court ordered to set up a medical board so as to confirm the health of the pregnant woman. The medical board confirmed that continuance of pregnancy would pose a risk to the pregnant woman’s health and thus, this reason was justiciable enough with the provisions of the Act to grant permission for the