Did you know that about 22 million unsafe and illegalized abortions take place every year all over the world? And about 50 thousand women die due to these unsafe abortions? Abortion is the procedure of losing the fetus, whether naturally due to medical issues or by a mother’s or parents’ will. It is a debate that never comes to a resolution as people’s opinions and perspectives differ according to their beliefs, education, and upbringing. 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.
Even though morality is hard to describe, the bulk of society complies that murder is wrong; therefore, abortion should be expressed as immoral as well. In Carol Gilligan 's essay, "Concepts of Self and Morality," a college student answers the question of what morality should be by stating, "The basic idea that I cling to is the sanctity of human life" (171). When a woman decides to have an abortion, she overlooks the sanctity of human life and she forgets her morals. Therefore there should not be a question of choice in the matter of
Killing an unborn child is a very unnecessary decision, under certain circumstances it is allowed. The unborn child did not ask to be here just for you to not give the unborn child a chance. If you were raped then abortion should be an option. For example, say you are 16 and you have an 18 year old boyfriend and you end up pregnant you did that to yourself you deserve that. You have NO reason to abort that unborn baby.
Prior to the Roe v. Wade decision, women were forced to resort to unsafe, illegal abortions. Often times, these procedures were performed by untrained individuals in unsanitary conditions. As a result of these illegal procedures, thousands of women died or were left physically harmed. In addition, unsafe abortion increases the risk of complications associated with subsequent pregnancies. Modern abortion procedures performed by trained professionals are generally safe and rarely cause any harm to the woman.
1.0 Introduction 1.1 Background of the Issue This purpose of this report is to examine the effects of the legalization of abortion on society. Abortion is the deliberate act of killing or removing the embryo from the uterus with the intention of ending a pregnancy (‘Abortion’ 2015). A survey about reasons women choose abortion shows most women do not wish for a child to cause a drastic change in her life (Finer 2005). An equal number of women chose abortion due to financial difficulties. Nowadays, women have access to safe and legal abortion, but for women who wanted an abortion in the late 19th century, that was not the case.
In 2006, Mrs. Young requested a leave of absence to perform a vitro fertilization procedure in an effort to become pregnant. This procedure was successful and Young became pregnant. During the early terms of her pregnancy, Young’s doctor instructed her not to lift over 20 pounds to prevent risk or harm to her and her unborn child. Following this advice, Young informed her company (UPS) of her medical situation and requested a lighter work duty. UPS declined her request, stating that it was the company’s policy to provide light-work duty only in three limited situations: for those employees that were injured on the job, had temporarily lost their federal certificate to drive a commercial vehicle, or had a condition that was covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Jane Roe was living in Dallas Texas when she ended up pregnant with a baby. She had no restorative issues that would have keep her from carryingthe child for a full term. The reality of having absence of wage and as of now having a kid was her purpose behind choosing this. Jane Roe recorded suit in Walk 1970 against the province of Texas. She expressed that the Texas Criminal Premature birth Statutes were illegal.
It is not guaranteed that women will have a normal pregnancy later in life after having an illegal abortion. Backstreet abortionists have no formal qualifications and sees this mainly as an opportunity to make money. Illegal abortions can be costly the further you are in your pregnancy. Legal abortions in South Africa is free and is performed in most hospitals and clinics, however it is still responsible for many maternal deaths in South Africa. With the legalisation of abortion, I believe that women use abortion as a form of
Abortion does not only affect the future of the baby but it also affects the mother physically and psychologically. It creates pain, stress and other psychological factors which tend to lead to suicidal behaviors and substance abuse. Therefore we believe that abortion is not the solution. It takes the life of the innocent individual which means it is against the
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