The Importance Of Abortion

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Abortions are a sensitive issue for many people across the US. Women being able to have the decision to abort a child is a terrible crime for some people, and a sense of relief for many others. Abortions are voluntary termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy. Their are many different types of abortions being offered in clinics all around the US today, all ranging at different price points. A surgical abortion can cost up to $1,500 for an abortion in the first trimester. In the second trimester, the medical standard for abortion care is a surgical abortion utilizing a procedure called dilation and evacuation, or D & E. This procedure can cost up to $3,000 (Michael). Why do women have…show more content…
She was in a terrible relationship with a person who psychically abused her. Her ending up pregnant was terrifying, she felt life she had no other choice but to abort, and that exactly what she did. For her abortion was her way out, it gave her the option to not have anything else to do with this man. Having the option to abort is a woman's right to decide what one wants to do with her body, and it should not be distorted by anybody else. This right is assured by the ninth amendment that includes the right to privacy. The ninth amendment states: "The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.” (Levy).
Looking at the situation from the opposite side can lead to many arguments in why aborting a child is wrong. One of the main issues on abortion is if it is considered a murder. In a way, yes an abortion is physically taking the life of an unborn human. Murdering a pregnant woman is considering double murder, so why isn't an abortion considered a homicide? Federal lawmakers are considering a controversial bill that would make it a crime to injure or kill a fetus during the charge of a federal violent crime against a pregnant woman. “The bill, which sponsors are calling "Laci and Connor's law" is backed by Sharon Rocha, the mother of Laci Peterson, who was eight months pregnant when she was slain in California in 2002. Scott Peterson, her widower, is

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