Roe V. Wade's Argument Against Abortion

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In 2009, Angela had an abortion which she chose to have an injection of digoxin into the fetus’ heart followed by a still birth. The next day Angela delivered a baby boyon a toilet and frantically sought assistance. The baby passed away ten minutes later after being refused medical assistance in the EPOC Clinic. In the United States, there are approximately 1.21 million abortions each year. At the time of conception, the sperm penetrates the ovum generally in the upper fallopian tube and a new entity comes into existence. From conception, the living being is a zygote for seven weeks, an embryo at eight weeks, and a fetus at twelve weeks. The living being undergoes extensive development of body parts and distinct abilities grow as the human being grows. The pregnancy lasts up to nine months and is a bonding process between mother and child. Abortion is a choice that takes away the right for a human being to live and should not be supported because it can also cause greater damage to the mother. Abortion is the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks. According to the 14th Amendment, “The State shall not deprive any person of life, …show more content…

Wade gave women had the legal right to get an abortion in the early stages of pregnancy which is up to the third trimester. It is a woman’s legal right to choose abortion especially in the cases of rape, incest, or health issues threatening the life of the mother. In 1992, in the case of Planned Parenthood v. Casey the states were granted the right to set restrictions on women’s access to abortion. Many individuals forget that there are two victims in abortion being the mother and child. In the cases where the pregnancy was unintended, abortion is considered by many to be an accessible procedure to subdue the existing life being carried by the mother. In the end, the lives of the mother and child are at stake and children should have the right to

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