Should Abortion Be Legal? Essays

1171 Words Jan 28th, 2016 5 Pages
Have you ever wondered why people get so defensive over abortion? It’s a topic that can be argued in different ways. Abortion is a word that can be defined as the expulsion of a fetus from the womb before it is able to survive independently. This topic is extremely controversial because some people are against it, and others argue that women should have the right to choose. Though I believe that abortion is wrong, I can say that if the woman has a reason behind it, which I will explain further later on, that no one should get defensive over it. First, I’m going to discuss the medical complications that abortion can lead to later on in life. There are three main complications that can go wrong later in life as a result of abortion. Abortions can lead to a pelvic inflammatory disease. A pelvic inflammatory disease is lower abdomen pain that can also be accompanied by a fever. It occurs when sexually transmitted bacteria spreads from her organs to her uterus, fallopian tubes, or ovaries. Miscarriages are another common result in abortion. Miscarriage is usually an accident, but also involves expulsion of the fetus out of the womb before it can survive independently.

Miscarriages happen at any time, not just after an abortion. Miscarriages are more common only in the first trimester. There is one result that rarely happens is an ectopic pregnancy. An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilized egg is implanted outside of the uterus. This is only common in 1 out of 50 pregnancies.…

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