Abortion Is The Leading Cause Of Death For Children Under The Age Of One

1079 WordsApr 7, 20165 Pages
When is killing a crime? Some may answer killing is always a crime, and that is false. There is one type of mass massacre plaguing the United States that is not currently considered murder. Abortion is the leading cause of death for children under the age of one. The illegalization of abortion has been a hot topic ever since the landmark 1973 Roe vs. Wade Decision. The controversial debate has divided a whole nation into two “teams”, pro-life and pro-choice. The debate can be identified raging in all arenas of life; political, private, media, work places, etc. I think the slaughter of the unborn should be outlawed in the US. Abortions should be illegal because of the psychological side effects, physical health hazards, and ethical crimes abortions possess. Foremost, abortion has been linked to numerous psychological disorders, detrimental and benign. In 2006, a study conducted by Sleep, the official journal of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, found that 36% of women who experienced an abortion surgery suffered sleeping disorders and nightmares. Of that 36%, 11% were affected further resulting from the sleeping disorder. Studies have shown that cases of insomnia have been discovered; thus, affecting those women’s lives even further. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry published an astonishing study in 2010 including a sample of 3000 females. They determined that women who underwent an abortion were 98% more susceptible to mental health disorders opposed to the
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