Should Abortion Be Legal?

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Abortion has and always will be an extremely controversial issue in American politics. Some believe that having an abortion is a completely normal and reasonable way of preventing unnecessary life, like birth control. Others believe this is murder and should be stopped at all costs. In my opinion, I believe that abortion is a woman’s choice and no one should be able to tell a woman how to manage her body. Legal abortion is a natural and responsible way to provide safety to woman and an unborn child, freedom to control ones own body, safe and sanitary abortions, a better solution than adoption, and population control. Abortion can sometimes be the only option for a mother who is about to loose her life because of an unborn fetus. Sometimes both the mother and the fetus will both die during childbirth so abortion is the only real option to save at least one life. Also some pregnancies will end up with the child being seriously handicapped (mentally and physically). “Some fetuses have such severe disorders that death is guaranteed before or shortly after birth. These include anencephaly, in which the brain is missing, and limb-body wall complex, in which organs develop outside the body cavity. [12] It would be cruel to force women to carry fetuses with fatal congenital defects to term. Even in the case of nonfatal conditions, such as Down syndrome, parents may be unable to care for a severely disabled child.” (Abortion Freedom to control ones own body is

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