Argumentative Essay On Abortion

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In this argumentative essay I would like you, the reader to consider a public issue from my perspective and my belief system on the matter. I’ll be supporting my view on a common and overlooked procedure conducted by women and medical doctors within a walk in clinic and home. This procedure is known as an Abortion, also known as a voluntary abortion. The definition provided by Dictionary.com is “the removal of an embryo or fetus from the uterus in order to end a pregnancy.”
There have been many books and articles that have been written regarding this public issue, Springer Link provided a book written by Judith Jarvis Thomas entitled A Defense of Abortion, the author stated on page 39 and 40, “It is concluded that the fetus is, or anyway
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The 28-week fetus’ lungs are matured enough that if he or she were to be born now, he or she would probably survive. The image at the conclusion of this essay provides a visual representation of the maturity of the baby. There are two different in-clinic abortion procedures to remove the baby from the mother’s womb; the first which is the most common “Suction abortion (also called vacuum aspiration), It uses gentle suction to empty the uterus. It’s usually used until about 14-16 weeks after your last period.” (Planned Parenthood). The second, “Dilation and Evacuation (D&E) is another kind of in-clinic abortion procedure. It uses suction and medical tools to empty your uterus” (Planned Parenthood).

There are many dangers that come with both the in-clinic and abortion pill. In-clinical procedures may have immediate risks such as pelvic infection, blood clots in the uterus, heavy bleeding, cut or torn cervix, the difficulty of conception and carry of a pregnancy in the future, the emotional, psychological and spiritual reaction as it is different for each woman is something to take into account when make the final decision (Ramah International). The abortion may cause side effects such as vaginal bleeding and cramping, or others may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, fatigue, and a

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