Abortion Argumentative Essay : Abortion

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Maren Goodrich
Ms. Jensen
April 29, 2014

Abortion Argumentative Essay On average about 41.6 million unborn children are aborted every year. Abortion is killing an unborn baby and it should be illegal. Abortion is wrong because it supports irresponsibility by parents. It gives the unborn children no choice or opportunity at life. In addition, instead of abortion, parents could put up the child for adoption, benefiting people that cannot have children of their own.
Abortion supports irresponsibility by parents because it encourages unprotected sex. If a couple unexpectedly got pregnant, then they could choose not to face the consequences of a bad choice and just choose to abort the child. Abortion was banned in many states until the Roe vs. Wade court case, where a woman filed a lawsuit against the state of Texas for not allowing her to have an abortion (Roe vs. Wade 1979). It is irresponsible to have an abortion because it will cause very strong emotional and mental effects for the mother. "Women who are negatively affected by an abortion may experience any of the following mental health problems: anxiety, depression, sleep disturbances, substance use/abuse, and/or increased risk of suicide" (Coleman). Also, a woman could get an abortion without the father or her parents knowing about it. This causes relationship problems between the mother and her parents, and possibly the father.
Abortion is killing an innocent human being. Faye Wattleton, president of the

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