Katherout Essays On Abortion

Second Claim Paragraph


Another reason abortion [should/should not] be legal is [that/the fact that] [provide your second claim for or against the legality of abortion.]



Another reason abortion [is/is not] [moral/ethical] is [that/the fact that] [provide your second claim about the moral or ethical status of abortion.]




  • Abortion is a fundamental right guaranteed by the constitution (Roe vs. Wade)
  • Abortion is a women's right to make decisions about her own body
  • Abortion is not painful to the fetus
  • Abortion, when legal, is safer
  • Abortion can be a good financial decision



  • Abortion is wrong because it is equivalent to the murder of a human being
  • Life begins at conception, so fetuses have human rights
  • Abortion is painful to the fetus
  • Abortions can cause psychological trauma
  • Abortion can cause major medical problems for the mother








Essay on Opinion on Abortion

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Opinion on Abortion

My own opinion of abortion is very varied. There are so many different reasons for abortions. Every woman who has had one will have had reasons. I am sure they wouldn't have decided in a few minutes that they were going to abort their baby. They would have thought long and hard about what to do. I put myself in the position of someone else. If I got pregnant now would I really be able to keep it. I would, for one, have to stop school and miss out on the education I would need to bring up a child. I probably wouldn't be able to cope with the emotional pressures and cope with the pain of giving birth. It all seems so easy before you see it through someone else's eyes. Women…show more content…

Today, abortion is illegal in very few countries-even those with religious beliefs and traditions. During the 1960s and 1970s many governments relaxed their abortion laws and made it easier for women to terminate unwanted pregnancies. In a few countries such as the Soviet Union abortion is seen as an alternative to contraception. In China women are forced to have abortions because of the one-child-per-family policy. This policy is aimed at reducing the country's overpopulation problems.

Reasons for abortions with different circumstances

If you are thinking that there are no valid reasons for abortion, just imagine a fourteen year old girl who has been raped. How can she be expected to get on with her life and ever recover if she has a baby? How can she receive a full education? Every time she looks at the baby, she will be reminded of her terrible experience.

In some countries, for example, Russia and China, there is an absence of family planning. Abortion is used as a form of birth control. In Russia, a woman has on average four or five abortions in her lifetime. In China there are over ten million abortions annually. I think that the amount of money spent on abortions in these countries could be better spent on promoting contraceptives and family planning. I do not agree

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