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Abortion is the most controversial issue having no grounds of agreement among two polar aspects. The argument is life and death though the uncertainty of complication makes it difficult. I don’t believe in abortion because it’s murder we are not the ones that can decide whether the person that a woman gives birth to should live or die. Abortion is a life or death matter, having equal supporters on both sides. Yet those supporters have one goal in common: decreasing the number of abortions and making abortion safer. Abortion is defined as the “removal of the embryo or fetus from the uterus in order to end a pregnancy” (Dictionary.com). Abortion is surrounded by many questions such as: Does the constitution defend a right to abortion? Does this include confidentiality? Is a developing fetus a being?
Should the law allow abortions for rape or incest?
The Constitution permits abortion legalization. It’s not in the Bill of
Rights or the Constitution, but the right to privacy and reproductive rights is an “enumerated right.” “The Supreme Court in 1973, Roe vs. Wade, legalized abortion in the first trimester. Since then, over 35 million women have had legal abortions”. Twenty-four percent of pregnancies are aborted and forty-one percent of the abortions are teenagers in America. Just because abortion is legal doesn’t mean it’s okay. Slavery was legal over 150 years ago but that didn’t mean it was right.

When a fetus starts living can’t be determined but according to facts, the heart beats after 16-25 days and the brain works after 40 days. Some people think that after conception you become a person whereas others think otherwise. But suppose you have 50 pills on a table and one is poisonous. Would you randomly swallow a pill not caring if it’s is a normal pill or poison? No, you value your life so why not a fetus? The fetus could be alive and abortion could be murder. Because abortion is legal, whether or not the fetus lives

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