Life is a characteristic of everything on this planet which is capable of growth, development, and reproduction. Imagine a life where you find yourself having a child; a product of poor contraception or even perhaps a rape. Now you are forced to raise this child in a home obviously not suitable for an up bringing of something so delicate and so fragile. With food being scarce, a poor education, and with no appropriate shelter or parenting, you find yourself and your child abandoned from society and left for ruin. Two living and breathing souls suddenly brought to a screeching halt, something which could have been avoided well before the situation escalated.
Abortion has become one of the most widely debated ethical issues of our time. Most of the debate raging about abortion around the world has centered around the question of morality. Is this murder? Is this sinful and immoral? Some religions teach that abortion is a sin; others, that it is a women's duty if a pregnancy endangers her life or her health. This is not true. Reproductive choice is clearly an important aspect of a society committed to the ideals of peace, justice, and freedom. Abortion is an extremely moral choice that benefits women and society. Access to legal abortion upholds women's right to control their destinies and allows children to be born into homes where they will be loved and cared for. The attitude of people who believe abortion is an unnecessary evil doing is dangerous and destructive and undermines the enormous gains due to the availability of good abortion services. Pro choice supporters are simply individuals who favor a woman's reproductive rights, including the right to choose to have an abortion. It is our job as abortion providers to respect the choices of women and to provide abortion services with proficiency, compassion, and empathy.
According to the United States Center for Disease Control, during the 1980s and 1990s total abortions stayed about 1,550,000...
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