What is overpopulation? Overpopulation has been defined as a situation where the number of people in an environment exhausts all available resources weakening its needed support. (Morse &Mosher) For years there have been reports of how many people are expected to live on earth by the year 2050, 2075, and so on. However, the question remains as to whether everyone will have a secured spot. Today, in 2017 there have been plenty of fights with the scarcity of resources, where overpopulation becomes the topic of conversation. However, to solve this issue the option of abortion was brought to the forefront by scientists and advocates such as Dan Savage who mentioned that abortion should be mandatory for the next 30 years in or to control the
Abortion has been one of the biggest controversies of all time. Many people believe it is 100% wrong and even consider it to be murder. The definition of abortion is; “The termination of pregnancy by the removal or expulsion from the uterus of a fetus or embryo prior to being capable of normal growth.” These pro-life believers do not support the idea of abortion and believe it should be illegal. Many of these supporters do not know that if abortion were illegal they would still be performed, unfortunately by an uneducated staff. Over 70 thousand maternal deaths occur every year because of unsafe abortions. These women die, so the idea of supporting pro-life is contradictory, this is why the nation should be pro-choice.
You’ve heard the stories of the coat hanger and the back alley, those bloody days before Roe v. Wade. Sen. Patrick J. Leahy told one recently at the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Neil M. Gorsuch. As a Vermont prosecutor in 1968, three years before the court struck down state abortion bans, cops woke Leahy up in the middle of the night, because “a young co-ed nearly died from bleeding from a botched abortion.” The senator’s drift was clear: If confirmed, Gorsuch could cast a vote, or several, to bring back those horrors (if not the archaic phrase “co-ed”).
There is a threat going on right now against women’s rights that many people might not know about. Women need to take charge and not let another day of a pregnancy go by where there is not a choice available to end things that might have happened accidentally, so the life of the woman can stay happy, healthy, and moving towards a life that the woman desires. The threat that clearly needs brought to attention is one involving abortions. The government, and to clarify more specifically the House of Representatives, has begun to pass a bill that will limit the time frame that women can receive a safe abortion. This bill passed through the House already and is more correctly called the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (Unites States).
In 1973 the supreme court case Roe vs. Wade made abortion legal. Abortion is one of the safest surgical procedures for women in the United States, with less than one percent of women having complications post procedure. People claim that abortions are inhumane and unethical but so is putting a fetus’s life that hasn’t been born yet before the mother. Although a lot of people are against abortion and claim it’s unconstitutional, the abortion bill is necessary for mothers because of irreversible birth defects, emotional wellness, and traumatic incidents.
Abortion prevents hunger and homelessness, so it is apparent that the procedure is crucial to the American society for many reason. Although abortions continue to be legal, the political powers that be, is now approaching the issue from a financial standpoint. The funding of Planned Parenthood programs are now under attack. The lack of funding for this program could have long term effects resulting in the rise in teenage pregnancy, the spread of sexually transmitted disease, and deaths due to illegal abortions. (Carrie Gordon Earll, 2015)
Abortion a very touchy subject that can spark debate, whether for or against. But what is abortions and why does it cause so much controversy? “An abortion is a medical or surgical procedure that deliberately ends a pregnancy before an embryo or fetus is born” (“Abortion”1)
Should women have the right to choose abortion as a means of terminating a pregnancy, instead of carrying a fetus to full term? Since the US Supreme Court granted women the right to abortion in 1973, the general population has been divided among those that support (pro-choice) and those oppose (pro-life) the ruling. In 2013, 664,435 legal induced abortions were reported to the Centers for Disease Control.(Jatlaoui) By definition, abortion is the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy. Just as terminating the life of another human being is wrong and punishable by law, terminating the life of a fetus is likewise wrong, and should no longer be upheld as a legal method for ending the life of a human being.
Abortions in Texas consist of ending a pregnancy of an unborn child before it can live out of the mother womb. However if the pregnancy ends not on purpose before the twenty four week mark then technically it would be considered a miscarriage. Though inducing the abortion on purpose has caused a lot of controversy over the past century. Deliberately putting people on one of two sides of this issues, of either being for it, which would be considered Pro Choice. Or in the other category of the Pro Life, at which considerably means it is individuals that are against abortion and often go based on religion to believe against it.
Abortion is a battle in America. Abortion is a very controversial matter in society. An abortion is the ending of pregnancy before birth which results in the death of an embryo or fetus (lee). In the United States, it is legal to abort a baby up until the day of birth. Many people consider abortion to be as cruel as murder while others believe it is just a medical procedure. Although some might say abortion is justifiable, others believe that no one but God has the right to take a life. With an issue like abortion, there is extreme difficulty in determining if it is right or wrong.
Pro-Life supporters believe that the fetus is a person, a human being that has the right to live, and an abortion is considered murder. A fetus is not a person and does not have any rights. A fetus is not and have not been considered a human being. A fetus is not able to survive on its own. The fetus depends fully on its mother’s body.
In her Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, Mother Teresa states: “The greatest destroyer of peace in the world today is the cry of the innocent unborn child… To me, the nations that have legalized abortion, they are the poorest nations” (Mother Teresa - Acceptance Speech). Abortion is one of the most controversial social justice issues facing the world today. A woman facing an unplanned pregnancy chooses to end the life of her preborn child by means of abortive pills or surgery. Several nations have legalized this depriving an unborn child of his or her right to life. These nations justify their decision by saying that a woman deserves to choose what she does with her body. Since it can cause serious health concerns for the mother, and pro-life alternatives exist, abortion should be illegal so as to not deprive anyone of their right to life.
As we get older it isn’t uncommon for woman to get pregnant, but with that you also hear about abortions more frequently. To me woman shouldn’t have an abortion unless it is for a medical reason. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2014 there were 652,639 cases of legal abortions in the United States. if you really put it into perspective out of 1,000 women 21.1 of them have had an abortion. To many people that may seem like not a high number but to me I think about lives that could be here on earth if the baby wasn’t taken for a reason such as the mother’s life is endangered, or the mother had been rapped. What I don’t exactly stand for is when they have abortions because they can’t afford the baby, the parents are just teenagers, or simply just because they don’t want to have a baby. As all three of those difficulties could be solved with getting help from the government, help from a school and counselor on how to budget money, family members could help, or even as a last option putting your baby up for adoption. Taking the life of a baby for a non-medical reason is not okay because there are plenty of other options.
Abortion is constantly called on for being a crime and should become illegal. Abortion is considered wrong during late term pregnancy although, the woman's life is being threatened the more she progresses towards the time she is due. Women who are in life threatening position during their pregnancy should have the right towards abortion. Due to the women being inefficient towards continuing further on in their pregnancy. Also, the women should be allowed the right to abort because it is still their own body and at the end of the day it should still come down to their decision. Another important reason that abortion should be legal is that some women were not even allowed the choice to conceive due to being abused and raped.
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