Abortion : Abortion And Abortion

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Abortion has been around for quite some time. Laws have been set allowing it and banning it during different periods of time. The procedures that can be done are all very different. There is a medical abortion involving drugs and there are surgical abortion involving a more invasive procedure. There are also different points of view on it. There are those who fully support the termination of a pregnancy and those who are completely against it. There are many factors to consider and very different ideas out there. Abortion If you were to look up the definition of abortion online, your results would be something along the lines of “the deliberate termination of pregnancy.” It is estimated that one in three women will have an abortion by the time they reach the age of 45. Some of these women will end up having multiple abortions. Over half of all abortions are due to unintended pregnancies and abortion being used as a form of birth control. 88.6% of abortions are done in the first trimester, 10.2% in the second trimester, and 1.1% in the third trimester. In 2011, the state of California was the number one state in total abortions, having reached 181,730 abortions in a year. Abortion has been a part of our culture and is a very controversial topic because of its history, procedures, and questionable moral values. Abortion has been around for ages. When it was banned in the US in the 1800s, it was justified by the eugenics movement and the US government as concern

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