Abortion : A Controversial Issue

843 Words Jul 8th, 2016 4 Pages
Abortion Abortion has been a very controversial issue in the United States for the past several decades. Many people think that is it morally wrong. To say that something is morally wrong is an opinion. Since everyone’s opinions are different on this topic there have been many court cases and protests against abortion. However there are a lot of people out there that believe that abortion is a rightful decision. My personal opinion on the abortion controversy is that every woman should have the choice on whether or not they are ready or are capable of raising a baby. Although there are many different choices one can make with regard to whether or not they are ready to raise a child, like adoption, it is still ultimately the woman’s decision on what they want to do. Carrying a child is a very stressful and sometimes painful process. There are a lot of financial decisions, health decisions, and future decisions that have to be carefully thought out before becoming a parent. Parenthood is a life-altering step one must take in life, and abortion is one way that a women can postpone or avoid changing their life in a very extreme way. There are many different pros and cons that come along with the abortion debate. One of the reasons that I believe abortion is sometimes necessary is if a women does not have financial stability to raise a child. Raising a child is a very expensive decision to make. A women must be able to provide food, diapers, milk, clothes, a home, and many…
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