Taking a Look at Abortion

632 Words Feb 17th, 2018 3 Pages
Many people have different opinions on abortion. Some believe that women have the constitutional right to termite an unwanted pregnancy and decide what they wish to do with their bodies. Others believe abortions aren’t the right choice to make when trying to end an unplanned pregnancy and they try to defend and protect the life of the fetus. For decade’s women have been seeking abortions, to them it seems like an acceptable way to end an unplanned pregnancy (abortion 1).
Abortion can be performed three different ways but the most common way is surgically. In surgical abortion a metal or plastic suction tube is inserted into the uterus, the contents are then removed. A spoon like instrument can also be used to gently scrape the walls of the uterus (abortion 1). Another method used involves taking a medication developed in France called RU 486. When this medication is taken during the first seven weeks of pregnancy it causes the embryo to detach from the uterus, this medication is said to be safer and more economical than surgical abortion (abortion 2). The final method in which abortion can be performed is by injecting a salt or hormone solution into the uterus this causes the mother to have contraction. In this method the uterus may also be scraped to ensure that no tissue is left behind (Cassedy 61).

A women’s main goal is to prevent unwanted pregnancies but access to birth control was very limited…

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