more of an in depth idea of womens rights based on gore and bush's opinions on abortion

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Who's business is it anyway when it comes to a woman to decide on an abortion or not? I do not believe that an abortion should be contemplated by anyone but the woman. If a woman does not feel capable of bringing a child into the world, her decision should be respected. No form of government should step in the way and say that a woman may not have an abortion. If someday the government decides to make abortions illegal, they are in on one. What on Earth will we do with all of these unwanted babies?

Imagine being a teenage girl, finding out that you are pregnant. You only have about two choices to what you can do. One, is to go through with the pregnancy, and the other could result in abortion. Life for you alone hasn't begun, not to mention you could possibly be bringing in another new life which is also beginning.

If you do decide on abortion, there are a few obstacles you must overcome. First, is gaining knowledge about abortion. For every two babies born, the third is ended in abortion (Duggan). So would you still be able to go through with the abortion? Maybe it would help to know that in 1994, for every one thousand teenage girls, twenty one of them had abortions(Abortion). Can you believe that the highest number of abortions performed in one category is age fifteen? 77.5 abortions were performed in that age group in 1992 alone (Abortion). Too many teenagers are having babies when they alone are babies themselves. The main problem is that there is little contraception, education and abstinence being used in the US. Abortions are a gruesome process, so I can understand the controversy that it beholds. Doctors sometimes use a form of abortion where...