Abortion Must Be Legal Essay

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Throughout history there have been major decisions that have to be made. Those decisions define the society that makes them. Today in Americans history we have two or three decisions that could change how people look back at us. Abortion is one of the major topics talked about by everyone; from politicians to teenagers, everyone has their own opinions, but not many people can back up there argument with facts or statistics. They can’t say for example what the cost of living in a major city is for a single parent with two kids is. Or that the most women give up a child not because it is unwanted but because that they can’t afford it or they think that there child wouldn’t have a life worth living. Abortion must stay legalized. It’s not a …show more content…
There are also two different forms of abortion that the women having the abortion can choice from. There is a series of pills that you can take to cause an abortion. During this form of abortion you are able to stop taking the medicine hence stopping the abortion, but this is not recommended because the child can have major defects. The other form of abortion is one where you have surgery to remove the fetus. If a women choices to have an abortion she has several different kinds of options, it’s not as if it is force on her. There is a period of time where she can choice to keep the baby even though most of the time she want to give up the baby for good reasons such as the cost of comfortable living.
In a major city such as New York or San Francisco, where the majority of abortions are performed (Abort73), the cost of a single parent living with two children is $80,703 a year. You would need more than twice of the federal poverty line to keep rent. Many women who are single and want an abortion live incredibly below the poverty level. (KQED) The wed sight Pro-Con states that “…Many women who choose abortion don't have the financial resources to support a child.”(Pro-Con) Who makes the decisions to say that women must have a child that she might not be able to provide comfortable living arrangements? It might be that in the women’s opinion she thinks she doing her unborn child a favor. Yes we…