Pro- Choice

The fight for Abortion: Pro-Choice My Body My Decision.
Abortion is a highly debated issue in the United States today, as well as in 1971 with the famous Roe vs. Wade case that struck the United States Government. This issue is an arising debate that keeps coming up in presidential elections, in the news mass media, and in women’s everyday lives. Abortion is a major issue that cannot be taken lightly because it revolves around women’s lives and their bodies. “Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy by the removal or expulsion of a fetus or embryo from the uterus, resulting in or caused by its death” (Hoffer) Women, who have been victims of rape, cannot afford a child at the time, and not ready to be a parent, and many other reasons as well, should have the right to an abortion. “Nearly all abortions take place in the first trimester, when a fetus cannot exist independent of the mother. As it is attached by the placenta and umbilical cord, its health is dependent on her health, and cannot be regarded as a separate entity as it cannot exist outside the whom” (Randy 1). Women should have the right to choose when to have an abortion is she is a victim of being rape, living in poverty, and if she is not ready to become a mother, because it is their body.  
Pro-Choice is favoring or supporting the legal right of women and girls to choose whether or not to continue a pregnancy to term (Romulus). Women should have the right to choose whether or not she should have an abortion, or if she should keep the child. "It is the status of the fetus that appears to be at the center of the controversy. In the first trimester of pregnancy, an embryo is clearly pre-human; only the mystical notions of religious dogma treat this clump of cells as constituting a person. And, with this infliction of religious beliefs on others, as mentioned earlier, begins the slippery slope to infringing on others religious freedom” (Hoffer). When it comes down to if a woman should have a child or if...