Pros And Cons Of Abortion


At first when I was given the option to choose a topic to research on social justice I picked endangered animals. I found that that topic really was not such a great topic for social justice, at least not in my point of view from the things I learned. So I decided that abortion rights would be a more powerful social justice topic. In this paper I hope to express the and show why abortion is such a controversial subject.
In Roman times, abortion and the destruction of unwanted children was permissible, but as out civilization has aged, it seems that such acts were no longer acceptable by rational human beings, so that in 1948, Canada along with most other nations in the world signed a ...

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be legalized? First before we get into the many sides of abortion we must first define abortion. Abortion is the destruction of the fetus or unborn child while the child is still in the mothers womb. This can be done by almost anyone from the mother herself to back alley abortions and even to abortions by clinics set up especially for this purpose.
There are two sides to this abortion topic the PRO-LIFE which is those who are against abortion altogether and the PRO-CHOICE or those who believe it is the womans right to choose if she wants to have an abortion. These two groups offer different solutions to problem. The pro-life solution is to have the child and basically live with it.
They believe abortion is not an answer. The pro-choice solution is abortion because of reasons they feel are appropriate.
Although abortion is morally and ethically wrong should it be legal for victims of rape or incest who have no other alternative?
There is no real answer to this ...

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has its biggest problem. Pro-life states that "Abortion is not usually chosen as the immediate solution for rape and incest victims but that is the prevailing belief of the general population. A woman has been raped and made pregnant: ‘Oh, she's got to have an abortion.’ No one has studied the rape and incest victims needs; abortion is presumed to fill her needs" (Brown)
Various studies and research show that rape and incest victims fall into a high risk category of abortion. But what happens after a victim has an abortion? Jackie Baker a victim states: "I soon discovered that the aftermath of my abortion continued a long time after the memory of my rape had faded. I felt ...

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Added: 8/17/2004 07:40:05 PM
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