Abortion is Murder Essay

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Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy. It has been going on for many centuries. No one knows when the first abortion was because many of them were never documented. Approximately half of the women in the United States have had at least one pregnancy that they aborted (“Abortion In”). In the 1820s there were laws forbidding abortion after fourth month of pregnancy. Many feminist, such as Susan B. Anthony are against abortion. Susan B. Anthony was an American civil rights leader in the 19th century (“Susan B. Anthony”). Many people were against the idea of abortion until the 19th century. A lot of states felt that, even though in the womb, the child still has rights in this world. Around the 1960’s is when people started supporting…show more content…
(Abortion Access) Even thought women feel that these are legit reason for having abortion, no reason is. There are a few different types of ways to have an abortion: dilation and evacuation, suction curettage, manual vacuum aspiration, and the morning after pill. Dilation and evacuation is done during the second trimester of pregnancy. They spread the cervix, pull out fetal parts, and crush the skull for easier removal. Suction curettage is when they once again spread the cervix, use a suction tube and suck the fetus and remaining parts out. Manual vacuum aspiration is similar to the one stated before. It is done early in the pregnancy and a tube is inserted into the uterus and the embryo is suctioned out. The morning after pill is usually used right after something during sexual intercourse goes wrong. This pill is also known as “Emergency Contraceptive”. This basically ‘kills’ the baby if it has already been conceived. (How Abortions Are Done) Being against this issue, I feel that abortion should never be an option, or a way out. Getting pregnant was based on your actions so it is your responsibility, everyone should have a chance at life, and abortion is a synonym for murder. Abortion is considered to be one of the safest medical procedures. Pro-choice people do not see anything wrong with this procedure. The reasons that people are pro-choice are that it’s a woman’s choice, it is not considered murder, and it’s the only method in their eyes

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