Solutions to the Abortion Problem in America Essay

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Solutions to the Abortion Problem in America

Abortion in America is a huge issue that is causing much turmoil between the communities in America. Some people feel this way and some people feel another. I am personally for pro-choice, which means I am against abortion unless it is to save a mothers life due to medical problems. Through research I found that there are many things available that are being done to try and cut the rate of abortion in America and yet I feel that there is still so much more that can be done. Just to name a few things that are being done: pray, sidewalk counseling (slightly goes along with prayer) this is where they try to convince the mother not to have an abortion one last time right before they go
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They are going out to schools in the west with a program called “Back to School” telling students the truth about abortion using graphic real images on abortion. The point of this program is to let the students know that abortion is a horrible thing to do and help them understand that a child is being killed in this process. The reason that Operation Rescue is targeting students of this age is because statistics from the Center for Disease Control “show that 60% of all abortions are done on women ages 15 to 24.” Operation Rescue is using this opportunity to educate the students especially the young women before they get pregnant and before they make an appointment for an abortion. There is one problem with this program and that is, people that have volunteered their time to educate the students can not actually go into the classrooms and talk to the students. They must stay on the sidewalk outside of the schools so that they are protected by the first amendment. In that lies the problem, students of that age do not want to listen to anyone else tell them what they should or should not do so they most, often will choose to ignore what the person has to say.

I strongly support the Sidewalk Counseling solution. Operation Rescue is another supporter of Sidewalk Counseling as well as other pro-life activist. This is where volunteers that are educated stand out side of the abortion clinics and hospitals. They feel it is the last chance they have to convince the
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