The issue of abortion is a topic that continually sparks controversial responses. Abortion is the expulsion of an embryo from the uterus resulting in its death in order to terminate pregnancy. As such, abortion should in no way made legal, especially in a country like Kenya where teenage pregnancies is on the rise among high school and college students. The legalization of abortion would only encourage unprotected sex and other careless sexual activities
Thesis: The legalization of abortion in Kenya would only encourage unprotected sex and other careless sexual activities.
i. Body paragraph #1:
Topic sentence: The existence of a conflict is reflective of the nation’s ambivalence over abortion.
Supporting idea A: abortion could have its potential, not everyone is ready to become parents.
Supporting idea B: abortion could lead to lead into increased rate of careless, premarital sexual activities.
ii. Body paragraph #2:
Topic sentence: Abortion causes various medical complications in the woman, which can be considered as the cons of abortion.
Supporting idea A: damage to the woman's reproductive system which may make her unable to conceive in the future.
Supporting idea B: also, miscarriages, stillbirths, premature births.
iii. Body paragraph #3:
Topic sentence: Depression can also be a common backlash of abortion.
Supporting idea A: In a survey conducted by Los Angeles Times in 1989, it was found that 56% of women, who underwent abortions felt guilty about it and 26% "mostly regretted the abortion".
Supporting idea B: These negative after effects of abortion are termed as Post Abortion Syndrome (PAS), due to which the person can end up entangled in various issues like drug abuse, alcohol abuse, ruined self esteem, sense of worthlessness, suicidal tendencies, sexual dysfunction and personal relationship disorders.
iv. Conclusion: As such ambivalence should not be the...
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