My Rebuttal On Abortion
September 15, 2014
The article I chose was about abortion and why I feel that abortion should be illegal. The article discusses the topic of abortion in how abortion is murder and the potential health hazards women may face upon receiving an abortion. The claims in which the author made were valid but not as widespread as the author wants the reader to believe.
Facts Against Abortion
The risk of a woman’s death from abortion is less than one in 100,000. Whereas, the risk of a woman dying from giving birth is 13.3 deaths per 100,000 pregnancies. Furthermore, a 1993 fertility investigation of 10,767 women by the Joint Royal College of General Practitioners and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists found that women who had at least two abortions experienced the same future fertility as those who had at least two natural pregnancies.” This scientific evidence and evaluation overrides the firm beliefs of the author but the argument does not stop there. I ask the author does he or she not know what women were doing to themselves during the time abortion was illegal. Through more research, I have found that abortions date back to the ancient times as far back as 5000 years ago where in China; the emperor used mercury to induce abortions as read about on Wikipedia.org and that is just the tip of the iceberg. Women have had “back-alley” abortions where the conditions were so unsafe, the majority of the cases; both woman and child were found dead. Almost everything has been used to induce abortions when they were illegal, from clothes hangers to heavy objects being rammed into their stomachs but yet believed by many, abortion should still be illegal? I just don’t think it is fair. The agreement is that it does not teach the teen girls any responsibility. On one point it does alter their life but on the other hand this is a life that they are killing. Teens are using abortion like a...
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