Abortion: Pro-Choice.

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Description: Abortion: Pro-Choice. Discusses the benefits of abortions, discusses when fetus/child is alive, circumstantial cases such as rape, failed contraceptives, serious drug-users who are pregnant, diagnosis of physical/mental handicaps and how children and parents suffer if they are unable to give the time and money needed for specuialized care and finally, how adoption is just as "bad" as abortion and the foster care system ultimately doens't always solve the problem of unwanted children but can make it worse. Thesis: Woman should have the right to choose

Essay: Of the numerous problems the world faces in today's society, abortion is one of the most controversial

and culturally significant. For those who believe abortions are a waste of life, they are forcing mothers to raise

children without fathers and contributing to higher taxes. But if one sees the constitutional infringement to women

by therestriction of abortion, the torment to the unwanted child and the anguish society has to sustain, this topic

would not be so debatable.

An arguable point is when the conceived infant is declared alive. Some believe it is at

the moment of conception, while others believe it is when the baby has exited the mother's womb. A woman can

get into a variety of scenarios in which having a child is simply only effectuating burden. With pregnancy comes

great responsibility, a duty some cannot handle or do not wish to face. Abortion is a well-suited choice not only

for parents but for society. When a fetus is discovered to be physically or mentally disabled and the biological

parents are unable to provide the specialized care the child will need, society suffers. Should a child be brought

into this world only to live with a debilitating disease? It is a woman's right to choose whether to have a baby and...