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Uld Abortion simply become another medical practice carried out regardless of the consequences!

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Should Abortion simply become another medical practice carried out regardless of the consequences! Abortions are carried out in certain situations in which a woman could not give birth to a child without risk to her own life. Abortions are carried out when the mother believes she does not want the child, does not want to give up her career to care for the child. Surely there is a vast difference between these two reasons. I believe that too many women have abortions for reasons which are not justified. Abortion has been seen as a controversial issue for hundreds of years. As more people discuss it new dimensions are added to the argument and this may be why laws vary from country to country. Abortion in England and Wales was first made illegal in the 19th century. Prior to this the English law has allowed abortion provided it was carried out before the woman felt the foetus move. ...read more.

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Dr Bernard Nathanson, Performed 60,000 abortions and supervised 10,000 before scientific evidence and the use of an ultrasound, convinced him he was promoting and participating what he now calls "the most atrocious holocaust in the history of the United States" a shocking about turn. There are those who believe abortion causing psychological problems is a myth, but the research supporting it is there. From the time of just after the abortion to years later there are severe problems with trauma and grief. What I mean to say is how could a woman live with the fact knowing you made the decision to take the life of a child a not be emotionally scarred? Some women question their decision but it is too late! It has been proved that in some cases it may lead to serious psychological disorders such as major depressive order and post traumatic stress disorder. So it is not only the innocent child who suffers. ...read more.

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But I do believe that there are circumstances and situations in which abortions are the best option. For example, if the child will have severe disabilities or if the continuation of a pregnancy will cause a high risk of severe injury to the mother or even death. I also believe that it is right to terminate the life of one or more foetuses involved in a multiple pregnancy to preserve the life of other foetuses. I think that although doctors should consult other doctors, they should not be prosecuted for carrying out an abortion in extreme circumstances. We do not want a return of the injustice of the case in 1938 when Dr Alexander Bourne performed an abortion on a 14 year old girl after a gang of soldiers raped her. Dr Bourne informed the police and was prosecuted. Abortion is that it denies the most fundamental human right, the right to live. ...read more.

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