The Pros And Cons Of Abortion

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Abortion Regulations Before abortions became legal nationwide, it was up to the individual states to decide whether or not it would be legal within their state border. It wasn’t until the Roe v. Wade trial in 1973, that the Supreme Court ruled in favor of abortions, the vote 7-2. After the hearing the states were forced to legalize abortions. But through the years, states have been creating regulations on what they deem to be important with abortions. Each state making their own regulations, making it harder and more confusing for women to receive the procedure if they desire one. In order to make it easier for women to understand and undergo an abortion, regulations should be the same nationwide. Furthermore, abortions are still being debated to this day if they should or shouldn’t be legal. With most arguments there are always two side, with abortions the sides are pro-life and pro-choice. “The terms "pro-life" and "pro-choice" generally boil down to whether an individual thinks abortion should be banned or if it 's acceptable” (Head). There of course is more depth to the debate than that. Someone who is "pro-life" believes that the government has a commitment to preserve all human life, even if the pregnancy is unwanted, or what kind of life the child may have (Head). The pro-life movement argues that even a non-viable, undeveloped human life must be protected by the government. Abortion must not be legal according to this argument, and it shouldn’t be practiced on
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