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“I’ve noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born” quoted our past president Ronald Reagan. Imagine that the year is 2025 and you live in California. Abortion is now legal in every state in America. There have been 1 million abortions the past 2 weeks alone. Coming from myself, a responsible student who is also an aunt, I believe that abortion should be illegal. For many important reasons, I feel that everyone could benefit if abortion is illegal. Listen up as I explain the many reasons why making abortion illegal is the best solution in the United States.
In the first place, it is believed by some that abortion should be illegal and violates an unborn child's right to life. In the month of January 1973, the Supreme Court ruled that abortion is followed by a woman's right to privacy in the first trimester of pregnancy. This ruling took place in 46 of the 50 states (Abortion Timeline). Some states allow abortion up until the fetus would be able to survive if born. At 9 weeks, towards the end of the first trimester, the fetus usually begins sucking their thumb. Around the same time, they have an audible heartbeat. By week 10, all of the major organs have formed and by week 12
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Women who get abortions have an 81% higher risk to get a mental health disorder. There is over 50% of an increased chance for post-abortion women to get suicidal thoughts, mood disorders, social anxiety, and abuse alcohol and substances. It was found that 14% of women in the U.S suffer from all symptoms of PTSD post-abortion. After getting an abortion, women are twice as likely to become heavy smokers and still smoke during a wanted pregnancy, which could harm both the mother and child (“Abortion Risks: A list of major psychological complications related to abortion”).Overall, abortion can greatly affect the mental and physical health of post-abortion
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