The research paper “The Abortion Controversy in the USA” will discuss one big reason why abortion should be legal. This is the fact that any woman should have a complete right over her own body and what she intends to do to her body…
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Simply speaking, it would be practical to say that all women do need to have the right to avail an abortion because eventually it is the woman who should have a decisive role when it comes to deciding as to whether she intends to give birth to a child or not. The one big reason why abortion should be legal is the fact that any woman should have a complete right over her own body and what she intends to do to her body (Harrison 106). In that context it would be totally wrong on the part of the government and the religious bodies to exercise control over a woman’s body by making abortion illegal or unethical (Harrison 106). Denying an abortion to a woman on legal and ethical grounds is like taking away the individual freedom of a woman. Once the government or the religion is allowed to have a say into the right to have an abortion, it is quite possible that they may exceed their limits by imposing varied other unreasonable limitations on the women like making motherhood mandatory or taking away the right to use birth control methods like pills. There are sections of the society who say that abortion is like a murder and it insults the human dignity (Rubin 240). Abortion allows a woman to put an end to a human life. However, realistically speaking these concerns happen to more of ideological in their scope than being practical.
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Due to financial problems most of the women took the extreme step of abortion, and sometimes women’s (rather girls in early teens) body doesn’t support to give birth to a child and in this case abortions had to performed or else mother’s life will be jeopardized, and
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Each article will be examined based on rhetoric, fallacies and claims.
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