Should Abortions Be Allowed? Essay

797 Words Sep 14th, 2015 4 Pages
“Her body, her choice.” The debate over whether or not abortions should be allowed is solely based on one 's opinion. In my opinion, I think that abortions should be allowed. The ability of a woman to have control of her body is critical. If the government is able to control whether or not a woman should keep her child, even if the circumstances outweigh the pregnancy then what else will they be able to control? I feel that the woman who is conceived should make the choice for herself with the support of her spouse. Not everyone is ready for a baby or can provide for a baby. A lot of women/girls who get pregnant can 't take care of themselves, let alone a newborn baby. Babies require a lot of care and attention. Teenagers who become mothers have grim prospects for the future. They are more likely to drop out of school, receive inadequate prenatal care or rely on public assistance to raise a child and no taxpayer wants their hard working money taking away from the to raise someone else 's child because the lack of responsibility of the parents who can 't provide for their child.
”Every child born should come into the world wanted, loved and cared for. Planned children often have better life prospects because caregivers are better prepared to support the child physically, emotionally and financially” (soc.ucsb.edu). There are a lot of unwanted babies in this world. Getting pregnant may also not be the fault of the female. In the case of rape or incest, forcing a woman to be…

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