Persuasive Essay On Abortion

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“I’m pro-responsible choice. There is choice to abstain, choice to do contraception. There are all kinds of good choices.” - Sharron Angle In 1973, Supreme Court made a landmark decision on the Roe v. Wade court case; affirming abortion as a constitutional right for all. This was the beginning of the fight for women’s equality and autonomy. However, women still have been forced to defend their choice against those opposing these decision rights; against politicians and organizations that have dedicated their life to undermining and slowly getting rid of women’s rights until legal abortion is no longer a choice. Each year there have been hundreds of laws restricting women’s constitutional rights; from limiting access to safe, legal…show more content…
The argument is that having the choice to take a life, weather it’s two weeks or 40 weeks, it is inhuman and murderous. For example, the Created Equal group stated that, “The claim that preborn children are part of women's bodies flies in the face of modern science. Preborn children are dependent upon their mothers, but they are not part of them. They have their own blood type, bone structure, and genetic code. In fact, the notion that the preborn is part of the mother would result in inane conclusions—such as the mother having four arms, four legs, and, in the case of a preborn boy, even male genitalia. We also know there are limits to 'choice.' The autonomy of any one person does not permit her to infringe on the rights of, or endanger, another. For example, the right of a man to do what he wants with his body does not permit him to rape women. And a woman’s right to do what she wants with her hands ends when she uses them to drown her children. Choice, then, is not absolute. Indeed, some choices are wrong: rape, murder, abuse, etc. Since we would not allow a mother to kill her born children by choice, we must not permit her to kill her preborn children for the same reason." I agree that abortion has been abused by women who are not ready for a child because I think that once a woman decides to have sex she is taking that risk of having a child whether she is ready or not. However, if you are one of the 25,000 girls that becomes pregnant through rape or

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