In my argumentative coursework I am arguing that abortion is wrong and
not to be mistaken with 'Abortion should be made illegal.' I will
explain later why I have made this statement.
Abortion is the termination of an unborn child in its mother's womb
for up to twenty four weeks of the pregnancy or in special
circumstances e.g. Disability diagnosis a termination right up until
the mother goes in to labour. I think the above definition is an
easier and less harsh way of saying that abortion is the murdering of
a human being.
There are several reasons why abortion is legal and several reasons
why it shouldn?t be. I believe there are five3 main ways of preventing
abortion and this is why it is wrong and should be illegal.
My first point that concerns the prevention abortion is contraception
could be made more easily available. I believe that this is the best
and most effective way of reducing abortion because the fact is that
it is not as accessible as it could be and that a large populat
David C. Reardon also took a survey of women who had contact with WEBA (Woman Exploited By Abortion), Victims of Choice, and Last Harvest Ministries to see the psychological effects of an abortion. The number of women who participated was 260. Of those 260 54% of the women surveyed said that the decision was agonizing. Even years after it was performed, 71% said that their abortion was still vividly clear. Some feelings the majority felt after the abortion included guilt, depression, anger, sorrow, grief, and remorse. Shame, loneliness, self-condemnation, and self-hatred were some more feeling expressed by the women. The majority also experienced a loss of self esteem, a general sense of loss, and emptiness. The majority of the women ,94% , regretted having the abortion. Some effects were that 58% of those surveyed lost pleasure from intercourse and 46% developed an aversion to sexual intercourse or became sexually unresponsive. Many of the...