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Essential Question

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Onzhane Mallory

on 13 May 2011

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IS ABORTION RIGHT? TOPICS mEDICAL sTATISTICS pEER OPINION THE TRUTH In the first 12 weeks or so of pregnancy, doctors can use a simple suction procedure. After that, the surgery becomes more complicated THE MEDICAL PART After 12 weeks, the fetus has to be
dimembered and taken out in pieces. The fetal parts are soft enough to be broken down SAFETY SAFETY http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-487377/What-REALLY-happens-abortion-One-surgeon-finally-tells-truth.html "Abortion is not just a simple medical procedure.
Ror many women, it is a life-changing event with
significant physical, emotional and spirital
consequences." (www.virginiapregnancy.org) Side effects may be abdominal pain, cramping,
nausea, vomitting, and diarrhea some abortion-health related problems are
heavy bleeding, infection, incomplete abortion,
tearring of the cervix, scarring of the uterine walls,
damage to internal organs, and increased risk of miscarrige. STATISTICS 1 out of every 100 early abortions and in about 1 out of every 50 later-term abortions. 95% are done as a means of birth control.
Only 1% are performed because of rape or incest
1% because of fetal abnormalities
3% due to the mother's health problems GENERAL AGE 52% of women obtaining abortions in the U.S. are younger than 25
Women aged 20-24 obtain 32% of all abortions
Girls under 15 account for 1.2%
Teenagers obtain 20% RACE White women obtain 60% of all abortions
Black women are 36.4%
Hispanic women are 25%
About 15% are of other races RELIGION http://www.abortionfacts.com/statistics/statistics.asp Protestants account for 37.4% of all abortions
Catholics account for 31.3% of all abortions
Jewish women account for 1.3% of all abortions
Women with no religious affiliation account for 23.7% of all abortions
"Born-again/Evangelical" account for 18% of all abortions in the U.S. PEER OPINION GIRLS BOYS Most girls that I asked were
against the idea of abortion Most boys that I asked
where for abortion When I asked "why?" Girls all basically said the
same thing:
You shouldn't be having in
the first place
It's your fault
your killing a living thing Girls had their mind
made up Most boys had to
think about it CONCLUSION In the beginning I belived that abortion
should be the choice of the girl no matter what.
I still believe that abortion should a choice, but
I now know that their is a limit to when you can have
an abortion LA FIN
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