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Lakeea GeraldEditorial February 25, 2013 Pro choice Essay #2 Final draft Rhonda Gray English comp 1 These were some of the difficulties many women faced before Roe V. Wade (Roe v. Wade, US Supreme Court 1973) decriminalized abortions and made them available to women in the United States. Unfortunately, it is a liberty that some wish to eradicate. Some consider abortions immoral. They believe in misconceptions that are based off of skewed facts. They believe it is a problem that must be stopped. Making abortions illegal will not sojourn anything. Abortions are a right. When a woman needs an abortion, she will do whatever it takes to have one. An abortion is sometimes the only option for disadvantaged women. Abortions must remain legal in my opinion. (Boston Globe Editorial: Beyond Prolife and Prochoice) Women have the right to their own body. People have the right to make their own decisions. If the government controls women's choices on abortion, before you know it, the government will control other personal options and decisions that people will make, like how much they weigh, getting plastic surgery, etc. The government should not dictate people's judgments and resolutions to their problems. In addition, 77% of pro-life leaders are men, study done by Gallup group. (www.gallup.com/poll/1576/abortion.aspx) They have never experienced the agony of labor, childbirth, or a C-section. Men cannot continue pushing women down and limiting their rights like this. Telling a woman she cannot have an abortion is like telling a man he cannot have a liver transplant. Both are necessary procedures. Without the procedure it can pose a physical threat. And sometimes people are responsible for their condition. He has the right to seek medical attention. Why should an abortion be any different? There are hundreds of explanations as to why women need abortions. The long list includes: she was a victim of rape/incest, she is...
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