Abortion : Why Politics Can 't Find Common Ground

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Abortion: Why Politics can’t find Common Ground
Emily Gonzales
English 5B
Professor Gabriel Ibarra
17 Nov. 2015
Abortion as we all know, is a controversial topic that has been known to debate on whether it should be legal or illegal. Abortion is the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy. This particular issue goes way back and even though it is legal now in some places it is still being debated on. Those individuals who are taking sides are either on the pro-choice side or pro-life. Pro-choice being that you agree with a women’s life to have an abortion and pro-life that your against this belief. Now, this paper will briefly go over the overall definition of abortion and how it began, then explain how it was debated and legalized in some states, and finally why it is still debated and why there is no common ground. We always seem hear both sides on abortion whether it’s being against or for it both sides intentions are overlooked.

Abortion Abortion as we all know is a medical procedure used to terminate a pregnancy after, accompanied by, resulting in, or closely followed by death of the embryo or fetus. This topic has been diving the country for over many years; whether it’s a right choice or not, politics still seem to not find common ground. The controversy of Abortion begins in 1821; Connecticut passes the first law in the U.S barring abortions after “quickening”, which were

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