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What I think about abortion?

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What I think about abortion? My own opinion of abortion is very varied. There are so many different reasons for abortions. Every woman who has had one will have had reasons. I am sure they wouldn't have decided in a few minutes that they were going to abort their baby. They would have thought long and hard about what to do. I put myself in the position of someone else. If I got pregnant now would I really be able to keep it. I would, for one, have to stop school and miss out on the education I would need to bring up a child. I probably wouldn't be able to cope with the emotional pressures and cope with the pain of giving birth. It all seems so easy before you see it through someone else's eyes. Women don't just have an abortion as an urge of the moment thing.Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy, known as 'murdering' of the foetus. There are many theories of the foetus being starved of oxygen, or the womb being filled with a toxic gas, crushed up, and extracted from the womb. ...read more.

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It would not be an easy decision for her, her family may be unsupportive and may have religious beliefs, but it should the girl's choice and it should be well thought over. Hydrocephaly cannot be treated; Cystic Fibrous also cannot be treated but can be prolonged with antibiotics and physiotherapy. In either case, the child will not live their life, and in the case of Cystic Fibrosis the child will suffer all their short life. In these circumstances the mother may very well have the foetus aborted, and why shouldn't she? She is only thinking of the child in this case, and the suffering it would face and possibly the death of it shortly after its birth. If the mother is told by her GP that her unborn child will be born with Cystic Fibrous, she might still want to have the baby but is she certain? She will have to give the child twenty four hour care, and it would be very depressing for her to watch her child growing up like this and knowing that he/she will only be in her life for a very short time. ...read more.

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It may be a hard choice to make but after all she could abort and try again so that both she and the child could live. It is hard for a new-born child to cope without its mother; the father might not have any experience or any other family around to help him. Those with strong religious and moral objections to abortion argue that the rights of the unborn child override those of the mother. I think that the woman should be allowed to make her own choice, as it her body and it is her life that will be affected by the birth of the child. Conclusion: In conclusion I consider the dilemma of abortion is not one that can be overcome quickly. Each case is different; each woman has different needs, hopes and dreams. Who are we to judge one of the hardest decisions of her life? And who are we to say if it is right or wrong? , but we can express our opinions towards it. I believe that abortions should be available but that a woman should have a valid reason for aborting the baby. I don't think a woman should be able to walk into a clinic and have an abortion but they should need the consent of 2 doctors as they do now. ...read more.

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