Abortion, The, And Abortion

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In the United States there are more than a billion abortions performed each year. Since the court case Roe vs Wade in 1973 more than 56 million babies have been murdered in the United States before they had the chance to take their first breath (Snyder, Michael). These statics along with many more show the huge injustice that is happening in the country I call home. Abortion is defined as the removal of an embryo or fetus from the uterus in order to end a pregnancy. It can include any of various surgical methods that terminate a pregnancy, especially during the first six months (Abortion). There are many forms of abortion such as early abortion which is abortion within the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Spontaneous abortion which is termination of pregnancy before the fetus is sufficiently developed to survive; called miscarriage by laypersons. Therapeutic abortion which is abortion induced legally by a qualified physician to safeguard the health of the mother (Abortion). Last abortion I want to define is Threatened abortion a condition in which vaginal bleeding is less than in inevitable abortion, the cervix is not dilated, and abortion may or may not occur; this is the presumed diagnosis when any bloody vaginal discharge or vaginal bleeding occurs in the first half of pregnancy (Abortion). There are several social injustices to abortions; first being that abortion kills the innocent. Once a woman conceives a new life is formed and her body becomes a temporary home to that

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