Abortion

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Abortion One of the most fought, controversial social issues in America is Abortion which is the medical procedure that is performed to terminate a pregnancy. Abortion is a huge moral issue in America that poses the question if it morally right or wrong. The research conducting in this paper will take a look at should abortion be legal or illegal, the Roe v. Wade case that has legalized abortion, the negative effects on woman who have an abortion, and the protest from those in the Christian religious community. Abortion is a medical procedure that is performed to end a pregnancy. Also known as induced abortion, because there are two types of abortion the other being spontaneous abortion, which is a miscarriage; “that occurs when a fetus…show more content…
The Court argued that the Constitution's First, Fourth, Ninth, and Fourteenth Amendments protect an individual's "zone of privacy" against state laws and cited past cases ruling that marriage, contraception, and child rearing are activities covered in this "zone of privacy." The Court then argued that the "zone of privacy" was "broad enough to encompass a woman's decision whether or not to terminate her pregnancy." This decision involved myriad physical, psychological, and economic stresses a pregnant woman must

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