Persuasive Essay On Abortion

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The issue that will be discussed in this paper is abortion. If abortion was achieved today, social change would mean that there would be equality for women to have access to abortion. Women would now be able to decide whether or not they want to follow the procedure of abortion or not without having so much pressure of what society thinks and with the laws allowing any type of abortion to be legal whether they need it in the 2nd or 3rd trimester as well. According to Gerald N. Rosenberg, the history of the issue of abortion was that if the court wanted to be a part of prohibiting women to abortion, then the state would have to have a “compelling” interest. Two of the most important cases that have played a huge role in the fundamental rights of women to choose whether or not they want to terminate their pregnancy were both Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton. Both of these cases together declared that, “the personal right of privacy includes the abortion decision” (Rossum and Tarr, 20017, p. 738). The Supreme Court held that the laws of both cases Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton were unconstitutional, because it violated the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment (Rosenberg, 2008, p. 175). Texas laws prohibited abortion unless it was for “the purpose of saving the life of the mother”, whereas laws in Georgia said that they would prohibit abortion unless “pregnancy would endanger the life of the mother” (Rosenberg, 2008, p. 175). The state made great efforts to make

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