Unwanted pregnancies can be very stressful on a woman. Whether or not women have the right to an abortion is a very controversial subject. Millions of American women have aborted a child and the pain, loss and emotional need to justify what was done, both on the part of the mother and on the part of her loved ones is strong and deep. Some believe that having an abortion is seriously wrong because killing a fetus is the same as killing a person, whereas others believe that women have the right to make choices about their own bodies. Women should be able to have an abortion if they are too young or unable to take care of a baby and also if the pregnancy negatively affects the women or her babies health.
Some women believe abortions are giving them rights but having an abortion is not the only way. Adoption is a much better option over abortion. An unwanted or unplanned pregnancy can scare some. This leads many rushing into abortion looking for a “‘quick fix.’” The American Adoption Agency stated, “...for every 149 women who choose abortion, only one woman chooses adoption” (American Adoptions, Inc). The percentage of infants being put up for adoption has decreased from 90,000 in 1971 to 18,000 in 2007.
Abortion has been a large political debate for the past several years, but pro-life used to be on the left side and pro-choice used to be on the right side, now it is the exact opposite. This editorial is by Alexandra Desanctis, she talks about how “Leftists shut out women who freely choose life, and they ignore the pain of women who were coerced into having abortions.” She published this editorial to nationalreview.com on January 10, 2018. Alexandra Desanctis achieved rhetorical effectiveness through the use of logos. The argument that Alexandra Desanctis makes is that pro-choice people do not really care if women have an actual choice, making them pro-abortionist. Her first point that she makes is that pro-choicers have a very negative attitude toward women who choose life.
Abortion is a huge problem, not just in the United States but also all over the world. Abortion is a termination of a pregnancy, usually within the first 28 weeks. Some people believe abortion is murder, while others believe it is not. Abortion is a social problem. In order to be a social problem, the issue must affect a group of people.
With these numbers, there will not be a drastic changes any time soon, however pro-life supporters can spread the word. The main point this poster brings to the table is the harsh and graphic reality of abortion. Women may not realize it at the time of their abortion but they are not just getting rid of a mistake, they are ending a life. People have become calloused to the idea of abortion. There is a law in its beginning stages protecting unborn children in the event that a pregnant woman is murdered.
For many college students, abortion is a topic we have all heard of. If we are against it or if we agree with it. Abortions are one of the many things that everyone has an opinion on. If you research what abortion is it will tell you something around the terms of a termination of a pregnancy, most happening during around the first 28 weeks of pregnancy. Abortions have always been and will probably be one of the most controversial topics that people do not agree on.
Three percent of Planned Parenthood’s patient care is dedicated to abortions. However when most people think of Planned Parenthood abortion is the first thing to come to mind. People fail to realize that 35 percent of Planned Parenthoods patient care is dedicated to contraception, and 35 percent is dedicated to treatment of sexually transmitted disease (STD) treatments. Not to mention 16 percent of their care is put towards to cancer screening and treatment. People have come to the conclusion that Planned Parenthood needs to be defunded because they provide abortions, and also because of their involvement in selling fetuses to stem cell research.
"In 2014, an estimated 926,240 abortions took place in the United States alone", (Guttmacher), which have nearly doubled into 2018. Now as abortion rates get higher and teens become more active, these rates will only get worst. But who say that abortions are bad, or even wrong? Over the years of being a Christian we all hear having sex before marriage is a sin and have adopting a baby is nearly death to for you or someone around you. Growing up Christians around me always tried to skew my thought to make adoption a reference of hell.
Babies are getting killed before they are born every year; having no chance at life. Some women choose whether they will save the fetus or abort it. We are led to believe that because of the circumstances in life, abortion is the new way out. There are many difficulties for a mother to raise a child in today’s world, single mothers and couples alike. One of the biggest reasons that a single mother or a couple would abort a child is that they are a big finical cost to them.
Appearing in USA Today, an opinion article entitled “Choose Adoption, Not Abortion” describes the life changing events that caused Marie Pozo Christie, a doctor and a member of The Catholic Association Advisory Board, to completely change her perspective of abortion. Christie describes how she once scoffed and pitied “...the yokels and the wingnuts...” who battle harsh weather to protest abortion in the March for Life; however, she soon joined these pro-life marchers when she adopted her youngest daughter, Lourdes, from China. Because families in China can only have one child due to overpopulation, most families want a baby boy because they are the ones who can work and continue the family name. Due to these strict laws, girls are often deemed