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The legalization of abortion in Portugal.

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Abortion Good morning everyone! I am Sruti Thakrar and I am here to speak about the legalization of abortion in Portugal. There are many people who think that abortion is should not be legalized, but I am sure that I will convince you to change your opinion. First of all, a mother should always have the right to choose what she wants to do with the baby. If she does not have the maturity, responsibility and desire to raise the baby, she should not be allowed to have it in the first place. Have you imagined what type of mother she would be? The baby will grow without love, care and affection. 85% the baby will be badly treated also. Abortion is only done when the life is still a foetus. ...read more.


This is one case in many that girls die for an abortion. There are some cases in Portugal that abortion is allowed. In the case of rape or within 12 days of pregnancy and the foetus is deficient. What if the woman does not know that she is pregnant? Suppose she knows she's pregnant, and she has been told that everything is alright with her. After a period of time, how will she feel when she gets to know that her baby is deficient? It will be considered illegal if she has an abortion after 12 days of pregnancy! Many diagnoses cannot be done in an early stage of pregnancy, so the mother will only get aware of the fact that her baby is deficient after a long time. Any normal person will know that money is needed to raise a child. ...read more.


What if a mother does not have anything at all? No money, no friends, no family, nothing! How will she raise a child in this state? Nearly all countries are starting to realize that having or not having a baby is the choice of a woman. Why is the government making the decisions for the women? What do they know about how a mother feels and what a mother passes through while she is pregnant? Portugal is one of the only counties in Europe that does not legalize the abortion. For this and for many other reasons, it does not develop! Abortion is a very personal decision to take. Nothing should be stopping a woman to decide on her private life. All these reasons are strong enough for the Portuguese government to legalize the abortion. I am sure I have convinced all of you to be in favour of abortion. Thankyou for having been such a wonderful audience! ...read more.

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