Abortion Is The Killing Of A Fetus

927 Words Mar 23rd, 2016 4 Pages
Dawn Hill is a lady born in the 1940s. She started getting molested by her own stepfather at the age of 11, and he started raping her at 13. She got impregnated by him when she was 13, and she couldn’t get an abortion because they were illegal in the 1950s. Her mother drove her all the way to Mexico where anyone could get an abortion for a price. Illegal abortions are no the simple and safe vacuum abortions that are used in today’s society. No. First they use a large metal dilator to open up the cervix. Then they use a curette to scrap away the entire lining of her uterus with the sharp side. Can you imagine the pain she had to endure all because abortions were illegal? Well, today I will inform you about the controversy surrounding abortion, followed by what the Pro-Choice activist are saying, and what the Pro-Life activist are saying. First, let me give you a little background information on abortion itself. Abortion is the killing of a fetus or unborn child while the child is still in the mother’s womb. They can be performed by anyone. They can be done by the mother herself with a coat hanger, to back alley abortions, or they can be performed professionally at an abortion clinic. The main problem people have with abortion is the fact that you are killing a baby. There are circumstances where women will get raped and they will not want to carry a rapist baby. That is why they feel as if women should have to choice and control over their bodies. Abortion became a…
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