Abortion

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Topics: Abortion, Pregnancy
AUL

NAME: Ahmad Elias Salim
ID: 3020120032
Course: Advanced English Academic Writing
Exam: Midterm
Semester: Fall 2014/2015
Informative Speech
Topic: Abortion
Organizational Pattern: Topical
General Purpose: To Inform
Supervised by: Dr. Ahmad Mosleh Date: AUL/Jadra December 2014

Table Of Contents:
Introduction and definition of Abortion
History of Abortion
Types of Abortion
Methods of Abortion
Legality of Abortion
Risk and Side Effects
Conclusion

Introduction:___________________________________
What do you think about abortion? Most people try not to think about it. They wish to avoid the overwhelming horrible reality. Abortion is an intentional violent act that kills an unborn baby. Without any anesthesia, the baby is dismembered, torn apart, and vacuumed out of the mother. Abortion has an historical origin, types, methods, and legality of it.

What is abortion?_______________________________
An abortion is when the pregnancy is ended so that it does not result in the birth of a child. Sometimes this is called 'termination of pregnancy '.
The pregnancy is removed from the womb, either by taking pills (medical abortion) which involves taking medicines to cause a miscarriage or by surgery (surgical abortion) where the pregnancy is removed from the womb. Most abortions can be provided on a day care basis which means you do not need to stay at a clinic overnight.

History of abortion______________________________
Over several centuries and in different cultures, there is a rich history of women helping each other to abort. Until the late 1800s, women healers in Western Europe and the U.S. provided abortions and trained other women to do so, without legal prohibitions.
By 1880, most abortions were illegal in the U.S., except those necessary to save the life of the woman.
Abortion became a crime and a sin for several reasons. A trend of humanitarian reform in the mid-19th century broadened liberal



Bibliography: __________________________________ Bohannon, L. (2012). What is abortion? Retrieved December 12, 2014, from http://www.optionline.org/abortioneducation#abortion Johnson, L. & J. Abortion History: A History of Abortion in the United States. Retrieved December 12, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortion#History Rahman, Anika, Katzive, Laura, & Henshaw, Stanley K. (1998). A Global Review of Laws on Induced Abortion. Retrieved December 12, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortion_law Champion, D. & Chahine, J. (2004). Abortion is illegal in Lebanon, but available. Retrieved December 12, 2014, from http://www.lebanonwire.com/0402/04022704DS.asp Carole, J. (2009). Types of abortion. December 12, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortion#Types Corinne J. Naden (2002). Abortion. (pp. 150-154). Council of Europe. Kulier, R. & Kapp, N. (2011). Abortion methods. Retrieved December 12, 2014, from http://www.bpas.org/bpaswoman/Surgical%20abortion Patricia W. Lunneborg (2009). Abortion:A positive decision. (pp. 128-132).

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