The issue of abortion is very controversial in today's society.
Although many people think it shouldn't be legalized, there are just as many who
think it should. Your opinion rests with you and possibly the values you were
brought up with. Whether you think women should have the right to abortion or
not, you can find support for either side.
Many individuals take the side of anti-abortion or pro-life which means
they don't think women should have the right to abort an unborn child. This is
the con side of legalizing abortion. Some of the pro-life members think that
the reasons women shouldn't be able to abort is that the mother is ending an
unborn child's life and if the mother is old enough to get pregnant they are old
enough to have the child. Some pro-life activists think that even if you have
to put the baby up for adoption later you should still have it. Although some
of the reasoning that pro-life activist use, might seem a little ridiculous at
times many of the activist aren't able to have children or are just trying to
defend a baby that can't defend it self. The pro's of pro-life are that the
baby gets a chance to live and experience life outside of the womb and maybe
someone who is unable to have children will get the chance to be a mother or
father if they adopt this child who would have been aborted. The opposing side
takes a different side to the argument.
The pro side of legalizing abortion is known as pro-choice which is the
side of the argument that believes that if a woman is pregnant she should have
the right to abort. Some activist believe there are a number of reasons why a
mother would choose to abort. One, there might be something very wrong with the
child and the child might be better off never being born than being born and
having a life with many serious problems. You would also have to think of the
emotional damage this might have on the parents as well as the child. Another
reason a mother... [continues]
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