Finding out that one is pregnant and the anticipation of giving birth to a child is looked to be a wonderful experience, but not every person thinks this way. More females, once pregnant, are electing to have a procedure done called Abortion. Many people are not made aware of what really happens during an abortion. Nationwide, many professionals considers this alternative safe, however, studies of psychological and physical damage along with testimonies paints a totally different picture. One that clearly shows abortions should not be legal.
Abortion is a highly contentious issue that has been at the center of a fierce political debate throughout most of the last century. From progressive reformers fighting to legalize contraceptives as early as the 1920’s, to the legalization of abortion nearly fifty-years later, abortion has always engendered passionate intensity on both sides. In 1973, in the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, abortion was legalized and since over 40 million abortion procedures have completed in the United States – nearly 1/3rd of the entire total of actual births (Wilke 1990). Consider for instance Fig. 1, which demonstrates that the population of states marked in red is equivalent to the amount of abortions since the early 1990s. These are staggering figures, further complicated by the growing trend within American society towards the acceptance of abortion as morally justified, when, in actuality, abortion is the murder of innocent lives. This essay demonstrates this concept by debunking a number of common misconceptions about abortion, ultimately demonstrating the overwhelming need of society to moves towards once again prohibiting abortion.
When examining the nature of abortion in the nation and indeed the world it’s necessary to consider various demographic factors as they indicate the nature and focus of the problem. A recent report has indicated demographics shifts among abortions