The Pros And Cons Of Abortion

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On January 22 of 1973, the Supreme Court ruled abortion as a fundamental right. Forty-five years later, many people still take a stance as Pro-Life and don’t believe that abortion is a right. Though the reason for why people have different standpoints on this topic could seemingly be endless, the main roots of this argument are based on differences in morality, legality, and religious viewpoints. Despite the mass protests that have occurred, nothing has changed regarding the laws on abortion. The most recent shock to the people regarding the topic of abortion was when President Trump was pictured with six other men signing a ban on federal funding for international groups that provide information on abortions. Considering this was a picture of seven men making a decision that would affect women across the nation, it’s understandable as to why people would be upset about this.Though to have a better understanding of both sides it is important to be aware of how the first debate came to be. In 1971, a case first came up where Jane Roe, a Texas resident, wanted to terminate her pregnancy by abortion. At the time, Texas law prohibited abortions and the only exception to the law was if the pregnancy put the women’s life at risk. After being appealed, the case was taken on by the Supreme Court. During the time of the appeal, the Supreme Court was made up of Warren E. Burger, William O. Douglas, William J. Brennan Jr., Potter Stewart, Byron White, Thurgood Marshall, Harry

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