To Tell or Not to Tell

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To Tell or Not To Tell
By: Cristal Shawver
DeVry University
No. of pages: 7

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INTRODUCTION…………………………………………………………………………PG. 3 ETHCIAL CHALLENGE #1……………………………………………………………...PG 3-4 ETHCIAL CHALLENGE # 2……………………………………………………………..PG 5-6 CONCLUSION……………………………………………………………………………PG. 6

First come love, then comes marriage, then comes momma with the baby carriage is the way most conservatives wants society to adhere by. But in today’s world, most baby carriages are coming before marriage. Teenagers will often reach the point in their relationship in which they will begin to think about intercourse with their partner. This strong bond between girlfriend and boyfriend causes most teenagers to lose their sense. In a blink of the eye, relationships can escalate into a bond much more than anyone could anticipate. Teenage pregnancy had increased drastically over the years. Therefore the best defense against such danger is to prevent teenage girls for getting pregnant. Other than abstinence itself, birth control has become the best method to prevent teen pregnancy. Many feel that minors should not have such access to contraception which brings ethical challenges into play.

Many health care providers face ethical challenges when preforming abortions to minors. “Ethical challenges are situation in which no clear cut right answer exists and no individual is required to make a choice between two or more equally unfavorable alternatives.” (McWay 2011) No doctor is obligated to perform an abortion if there is a conflict of his/her conscience. Pro-choice consider it unethical to take away a woman right to decide over her body. Women have rights when it comes to abortions. They have the right to privacy, the right to ownership of one’s body, the right to equal treatment, and the right to self-determination. This means they have the right to decide about their own future, and that it is morally wrong to force women to bear a child against her will....
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