Roe V Wade View On Abortion

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1973, our society made a landmark decision. The Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade changed the way our society deals with unplanned and unwanted pregnancies. In the Roe v. Wade decision, the Court believed that a woman's right to an abortion (any of various procedures that result in the termination and expulsion of an embryo or of a fetus from its mother’s womb) fell within the right to privacy, protected by the Fourteenth Amendment. The decision gave a woman the right to abortion during the entirety of the pregnancy and defined different levels of state interest for regulating abortion in the second and third trimesters (Abortion TV). According to Dictionary.cambridge.org the prefix “pro” indicates that one is in favor for some party, system,…show more content…
The debate on this problem is that people have different views of defining human life. Supporters of Pro-Choice believe that the baby is not truly a living creature until it is born. So according to them it is up the woman to decide if she wants to keep the baby or not. Supporters of Pro-Life believe that life begins at the moment of conception so the Roe v. Wade decision basically gave humans the right to legally murder innocent babies in the United States. Development of the embryo begins at the moment sperm fertilizes an oocyte and together they form a zygote. Human life begins at conception, human life is present from the moment the sperm fertilizes an oocyte to the moment of adulthood and interruption at any given point throughout this period of time is the termination of life (Randy Alcorn). One misunderstanding Pro-choice believers support is that life does not begin until after birth. They believe that pre born babies are nothing but extra tissue in the womb that will grow and eventually become a baby. By contrast, the Pro Life believers’ number one motivation is to protect not only the rights of pre-born children but the actual unborn child. The first step in protecting these rights is the requirement to educate all people that life begins at the moment of conception as proven by scientists. With this decision of the…show more content…
There are two main types of abortions; Medical abortion and surgical abortion. In a medical abortion, the mother's uterus is not treated; instead, the mother is given medication to end the pregnancy. There are two medications that can be legally induced in the United States, mifepristone and methotrexate. Either of the two medications is approved by the Food and Drug Administration only if it is used with misoprostol. The second type of abortion is the surgical abortion. There are two kinds of surgical methods that can be applied to end pregnancy. In one method, the cervix is opened and the contents of the uterus are extracted; the contents include the fetus and the placenta. The second method is mostly used if the pregnancy is past 22 weeks. In this case, the mother induces labor and expels the fetus from her body, as she would in

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