Abortion Is Not The Only Option

983 WordsDec 9, 20154 Pages
Abortion is something that has been heavily debated for a long time, but it’s something that needs to be stopped. As a female I definitely believe that a woman 's body is her own, and she should be able to do what she wants with it but, abortion is so much more than a woman choosing what to do with her body or, choosing when she’s ready to start a family. Abortion is taking away someone 's freedom to choose to live for no reason, other than the fact that they can’t vocalize it. There’s a lot more to abortion than a woman being in charge of her body though, there’s the topic of rape. Rape is a very strong subject, and can be very hard to discuss. Even in this case though abortion is wrong. Even though the baby was conceived under horrible circumstances their life is still precious, and important. If a woman doesn’t think that she could keep a baby because of how they were conceived, abortion is not the only option. The woman could have her baby adopted whether through an agency, or done privately with parents she could get to know personally. If the mother decides to have her baby adopted then she has a lot of options to decide from, somewhere if in a few years when she knows she’s ready she can have the choice to get to know her child. These methods are called guardianship, kinship and open adoption, all allow the birth mother to have access to her child. If the mother is sure she doesn’t want to know this child because they will bring back painful memories, then

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