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You are asserting that giving birth is the "responsible" choice in the event of a pregnancy but that your opinion. If the woman knows that she will not be able to provide for the child,or the child will be born with a disability that will affect the child throughout it's whole life, then she should be able to abort if needed. Also if the child will have a short,miserable life, then the mother should be able to choose if she will keep the child or not.
Infection or sepsis,Damage to the cervix,Scarring of the uterine lining,Perforation of the uterus,Damage to other organs and even death one million teenagers in America t become pregnant each year. Of those one million 78% are unintended. Of all the teenage women that become pregnant 35% choose to have an abortion rather than bear a child. This indicates a problem in the amount of sexual activity with teens, and ultimately the decision made once they find out they are pregnant. Abortion is murder the killing of an innocent human being is wrong, even if that human being has yet to be born. Unborn babies are considered human beings by the US government. The federal Unborn Victims of Violence Act, which was enacted "to protect unborn children from assault and murder," states that under federal law, anybody intentionally killing or attempting to kill an unborn child should "be punished... for intentionally killing or attempting to kill a human being.
When preformed by trained professionals, abortions are one of the safest procedures in medicine, with the death rate of less than .01 percent. According to NCBI "The risk of death of death associated with child birth is 14 times higher than that of abortion".
It wouldn't have to survive on its own it could be taken into a foster home, their the workers would provide for the child. That way the mother wouldn't have to take the risk which could cause a lot of issues in the future.A peer-reviewed 2005 study published in BMC Medicine found that women who underwent an abortion had "significantly higher" anxiety scores on the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale up to five years after the pregnancy termination.
A women also getting an abortion done won't only get physically hurt but also mentallyIt often leads to unwanted memories, which can result into great stress and depression. Some women experience a feeling of guilt, which lasts for their whole lifetime. In short, abortion can turn out to be a lifetime worth of burdenAccording to the best record based study of deaths following pregnancy and abortion, a 1997 government funded study in Finland, women who abort are approximately four times more likely to die in the following year than women who carry their pregnancies to term. In addition, women who carry to term are only half as likely to die as women who were not pregnant.http://abortion.procon.org...
Abortions are one of the safest procedures done in medicine, when preformed by trained professionals of course. According to the NCBI "The risk of death by child birth is 14 times higher than that of abortion".
Humans are given the freedom of choice. Abortion is also legal, so women should be allowed to have an abortion if they would like.
If the child is born with a disability and will live a short,painful death, then the mother should be able to make the choice if they want to keep the child.
Saying that the woman who has aborted her child will go through subsequent depression, is in fact an opinion.
- a "right to life" doesn't imply a right to use someone else's body to sustain a life.
- Women do not have the "responsibility" to have children.
-Banning abortion violates a woman's right to control her own body.
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