The Abortion

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Nowadays abortion is a topic that causes a lot of polemic, according to Deanne Durrett, “abortion consists on the interruption of the pregnancy through the expulsion of the embryo or fetus”. There are two kinds of abortion, the first one is the natural caused by the death of the embryo inside the belly, and the other is the expulsion which is induced by some methods that end with the life of the baby. The problem of abortion is a reality that happens not only in Mexico but all around the world. Is not an easy task to find a solution to this problem because of the nature of the issue itself, since it involves the life of a human being and the body of another. When trying to find a solution, there is the notion that a person has the right to do whatever they want with their body. Religion and ethics, argue that life cannot be taken for any reason. In order to find a solution, first it must be recognized that the problem exists and, one has to focus on the information that can be useful, like statistics which can help appreciate the magnitude of the problem with facts, and not with arguments that may very well be subjective and lead to no solution. According to “El Universal” in Mexico, there are approximately 100,000 induced abortions and volunteer abortions per year; this means that there are approximately 279 abortions per day, making the matter a big problem. Having legal abortion is one of the most talked solutions. This though, is considered a horrible but necessary measurement, and in any case, the following must be considered: since the fetus does not constitute a risk to the health of the woman, since abortion is not meant to improve the health. Abortion is a procedure which women choose; it is not a procedure which, if it’s not done it, may harm the health the person. Therefore, this is a reason why abortion must not be provided free in the Centers of Public Health. The use of the contributors’ money cannot be justified, in a procedure which is not meant...
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