Argumentative Essay On Abortion

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Adanna Thomas
Professor Forbes
1st October 2017 Abortion and Women’s Health Is abortion murder? Abortion is the medical or surgical procedure that ends a pregnancy. It has been a controversial issue ever since it has existed. In Roe v. Wade (1973), the US Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution protects a woman’s right to an abortion through the end of the twelfth week of pregnancy. Psychological and physical as well as negative effects on the society because of abortions. The abortion rights have brought separation between supporters(pro-choice) and opponents(pro-life) in courts and in public opinion. Because abortions are harmful to women’s health and the society they should be illegal for a variety of reasons. An abortion can have physical side effects on a woman’s body. Although abortion has been made legal in several states and different parts of the world, many women have unprofessional and unsanitary abortions done; this may have been a result of financial problems or even the shame of having an abortion. These illegal abortions harm women physically and increase the risks associated with future pregnancies or extreme conditions resulting in death. Abortion can cause extreme bleeding and damage the female organ where the fetus develops. Opponents may say that these conditions are rare but any medical or surgical procedure is not perfect. In fact, The World Health Organization stated that

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