Abortion: Pregnancy and Health Reasons Essay

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Melissa Lebron February 24, 2015
English 100
Abortion: pro-choice view Abortion is an issue in America among women and their right to reproduce children. About one to three million abortions are done each year. Women get abortions for many reasons such as rape, teen pregnancy, and health reasons. Rape is one of many reasons that cause women to choose abortion to end their pregnancies. What to do about their pregnancy is necessary, although many of them felt they were ending a life. They are wise enough to know how they would treat their unlawful child. They hate their rapist and worry that if they kept their baby, they would loathe their children for reminding them of such a painful time. Young women between fifteen and nineteen account for at least five million abortions every year, one million of them in the United States. In fact, one of every five pregnancies happens to a teenage girl. In situations like this, some people are sure that they could take care of the child, while others know that they aren't ready or mature enough to take so much responsibility. In many cases the child would have no one to rely on but a single mother with no schooling, and maybe a non-supportive family. He or she would have a twisted, unhealthy, miserable upbringing, and left helpless later in life. Another reason that causes women to choose abortion is health problem. There is a range of problems, including the child being born with Down Syndrome, Cystic…