Argumentative Essay On Abortion

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Rosann Clarke
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Abortion is a very sensitive and controversial topic. There are people who believe that abortion should be a right and a woman should be able to decide whether to terminate her pregnancy. Persons with this perspective are pro-choice. However, there are others who believe that abortion is not a right and a woman should not be able to terminate a pregnancy just because she doesn’t want to have a baby. People with that view are pro-life. Because abortion is a debatable issue and has these two perspectives linked to it, we can group arguments used to support either perspective into categories of pros and cons. Three pros of this topic are; ‘A baby should not come into the world unwanted’, ‘Abortion is a justified means of population control’, and ‘The US Supreme Court has declared abortion to be a fundamental right’. Whereas three cons are; ‘Abortion promotes a culture in which human life is disposable’, ‘Abortion eliminates the potential of societal contributions of a future human being’, and ‘Abortion is murder, the killing of an innocent human being is wrong even if that human being has yet to be born’. As controversial as the subject of abortion can be, it is more than just a debatable topic for interesting group conversations or small talk. It is a Health Issue because this procedure, whether it is done medically or surgically comes with health risks and consequences. I will be discussing some of the different ways in which this health issue

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