Essay on Persuasive Arument on Abortion

1302 Words Feb 18th, 2013 6 Pages
The argument whether abortion should be legal or not has been raging for years. In America where democracy rules and the right to freedom of choice are set at a high priority among citizens, it’s not hard to see pro-choice and pro-life ideals going head on. In this paper I will explain some of the major reasons woman have abortions, as well as how if we are truly a democratic society and we do have freedom, then pro-choice and legalizing abortion is the answer. I will also talk about ethical issues, and how the effect of legalized abortions has affected other countries, as opposed to countries where abortions are illegal.
One of the major reasons some women have abortions is because they are too young, other reasons include not wanting
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What about the rights of the mother? If a women gets raped does she not have the right to not have the baby ,and will these same people trying to make her have it will they take care of it for the next 18 years. These anti-abortionists don’t have to deal with the constant reminder of the horror a woman goes through when raped, and then to be reminded of that for the rest of your life every time you see your child that is truly hellish but they will tell you have it no matter what .
Most proponents against legal abortion feel if we allow this, it will hurt us as a nation. A comprehensive global study by the World Health Organization concluded that abortion rates are similar in countries where abortion is legal and those where it is not; suggesting that outlawing the procedure does little to deter a woman from getting an abortion who wants one. Moreover, they found that abortions were safer in countries where the procedure was legal (Rosenthal, 2007). In 1999, The Alan Guttmacher Institute issued a major report, Sharing Responsibility: Women, Society and Abortion Worldwide that brings together the latest research findings from approximately 60 nations about abortion law, the incidence of abortion and the conditions under which

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