A Women's Right to Have an Abortion

             Many have pondered upon the meaning of abortion.

             that every child born should be wanted, and others who believe that every.

             child conceived should be born (Sass vii). This has been a controversial.

             topic for years. Many people want to be able to decide the destiny of.

             others. Everyone in the United States is covered under the United States.

             constitution, and under the 14th Amendment women have been given the choice.

             of abortion. In 1973, Harry A. Blackmun wrote the majority opinion that.

             it's a women's right to have an abortion. Roe v. Wade legalized abortion.

             Even though these people have been given the right, the case is not closed.

             Pro-life activists carry a strong argument, and continue to push their.

             beliefs. They feel so strongly about these beliefs that violence has.

             broken out in some known instances. Pro-choice activists, on the other.

             hand, also carry very strong points. They believe that the child inside.

             them is their property and it's life doesn't be until birth. In 1973, the.

             United States Supreme Court decided that as long as the baby lived in the.

             womb, he or she would be the property of the mother. Because of this.

             decision almost every third baby conceived in America is killed by.

             abortion, over one and a half million babies a year (Willke vii). Many.

             countries have followed our decision on the abortion issue and some of.

             these include Canada, England, and France. Other countries still believe.

             abortion should be illegal, they include Germany, Ireland, and New Zealand.

             Although many believe that abortion is a women's choice, abortion should be.

             banned because its immoral and life begins at conception.

             Abortion is the choice of a women whether or not she want's to receive.

             one. Under the 14th Amendment's "personal liberty" women are given the.

             right to receive an abortion. The 14th Amendment's concept of "personal.

             liberty" and restrictions on state action is enough to allow a women's.

             decision whether or not to terminate her pregnancy.

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