Roe Vs Wade Essay

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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…
20 percent cite health reasons. 38 percent are young women either hiding pregnancies from their parents, or ordered by their parents to terminate their pregnancies (Head, Tom, Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice). Now there are times when the Catholic Church does allow abortions and that is on one condition. When the life of the mother is in danger, it is allowed because obviously you need parents to raise you. There are some cases when a woman gets pregnant and the placenta partially gets stuck on the uterus, or when they pull on the placenta it tears the uterus and there is absolutely no possibility of the mother surviving, abortion is an option because it is vital that you are raised by both parents if possible. Society today has allowed many things that some people agree on and some people disagree on, whether it is legalizing abortion to allowing weed to be legal in some states. If people decide to work as a whole and decide what is best for our country, things will eventually happen for the better. If people just worry about other things, then nothing will get accomplished. It is a work in progress but if it is Gods will for the world to be Pro-Life, then it will
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