Should Aportion Be Legal

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Abortion is when there is an expulsion of a fetus that is from a female uterus that can lead to the termination of the pregnancy. Abortion can be induced or spontaneous in a case that can be termed as a miscarriage. When a miscarriage occurs it is by complication during the pregnancy and it is normally before the 22nd week of development. Complication can be a result of natural causes like replication of the chromosomes or accidental trauma.

The induced abortion is more deliberate intervention to expel the fetus which can save the life of the mother which is therapeutic abortion. Due to personal reasons a woman can expel the fetus other then fetal disease of maternal health like elective abortion. There are other methods that can induce abortion like the abortion pill, vacuum abortion, dilation and curettage (D&C), dilation and evacuation (D&E), and intrauterine cranial decompression that is during a late pregnancy.

With abortion as a main subject in the debate border either by legal or ethical issues; induced abortion is always a stir up or it always has very strong feelings and opinions with intense recriminations. With all of these emotions it has given two world wide social movements that has been created and are known as Pro-Life and Pro-Choice and you have one that is against abortion or the other one is in support of the induced abortion respectively. In this world today, society debates to see if induced abortion should be legal or not.

I am for Pro-Choice but I am no activist. I do believe in the right of what a woman wants to do with her own body and that abortion should be legalized in all countries around the world. Each woman has the right over her own body unless she is under the legal age and she has the freedom to do what ever she wants with it. She has the choice if she wants to have children or not which it lays entirely in her own decision, and she should not be judge by others who may not know what her reason or situation she is facing....