Roe v.Wade in the famous suit paved the way for subsequent discussions on the issue of abortion. The Supreme Court has in the past made decisions inclined to give the woman the right to end a pregnancy through…
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However, the issue is complicated by the fact that some events such as rape, incest or on medical grounds may happen, and that may deem it necessary to procure an abortion. Therefore, there is no legislation, superior enough to cover sufficiently the issue of abortion comprehensively. It is therefore wise to leave the issues of abortion to be presided over by courts at the federal level, on a case-by-case basis, whereby individuals are given the opportunity to argue their case before a judge or jury to arrive at an amicable solution.
Different states have different systems of governance, sometimes influenced by religious beliefs and affiliations (Huggins 39). For instance, Republican states are more conservative and inclined towards Catholicism, whereas Democratic states are more liberal, to some extent consenting to gay marriages and other contemporary religious practices. As such, state courts are subject to state laws, which tend to be influenced by religious beliefs. Therefore, it is best left to federal courts, and not state courts for that
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No right is more essential than the right to live. And the premature death of a young child is among life's most dreadful tragedies. To cause such a death is an immense wrong. And if infanticide is wrong, is the ruin of a fetus at eight months of gestation, or at five, any diverse?
It has aggravated the derogation of the father's role in an increasingly fatherless society. It has portrayed the greatest of gifts -- a child -- as a competitor, an intrusion, and an inconvenience. It has nominally accorded mothers unfettered dominion over the independent lives of their physically dependent sons and daughters" And, in granting this unconscionable power, it has exposed many women to unjust and selfish demands from their husbands or other sexual partners.
Abortions performed prior to the third trimester are legal in the United States, although the issue has polarized mainstream political parties. Almost all state Democratic Party platforms support abortion while
Secondly, does the due process clause of the 14th amendments in US protect the right to privacy? Thirdly, are there circumstances where a state may establish laws that prohibit abortion? Fourthly, did the fact