It is proven that still many people think that any kind of abortion is legal. However, there are still plenty women that do the abortion due to some personal reasons rather than health reasons. During the past quarter century, abortion has joined race and war as one of the most debatable subject of controversy in the United States. It discusses human interaction where ethics, emotions and law come together. Abortion poses a moral, social and medical dilemma that faces many individuals to create an emotional and violent atmosphere.
There are many points of view toward abortion but the only two fine distinctions are "pro-choice" and "pro-life". A pro-choice individual would feel that the decision to abort a pregnancy is that of the mothers and the state has no right to interfere. A pro-life individual would hold that from the moment of conception, the embryo or fetus is alive. This life imposes on us a moral obligation to preserve it and that abortion is tantamount to murder. There is third viewpoint to this debate, which is the numbers of abortions is so big that we shouldn’t pass a law against it that cannot be enforced and create disrespect for the law if it were to passed. In the United States about 1.6 million pregnancies end in abortion. Women with incomes fewer than eleven thousand are over three times more likely to abort than those with incomes above twenty-five thousand. Unmarried women are four to five times more likely to abort than married and the abortion rate has doubled for 18 and 19 year olds. Recently the U.S. rate dropped 6 percent overall but the rate of abortion among girls younger than 15 jumped 18 percent.
The most popular procedure involved in abortions is the vacuum aspiration, which is done during the first trimester (three