About Abortion Essay

About Abortion Essay

… in America,” which appeared in The Economist, 01-18-2003, pp 25. Specifically, it will argue against the practice of abortion. The authors purpose in writing the piece was to compare American abortion practices with those of Europe, while showing how abortion has never been accepted in America. “Since 1973, about 75 countries have liberalised their abortion laws (the most recent being Switzerland and Nepal last year). In most countries, that was enough to settle the debate. Not in America” (Unavailable 25).
ABORTION IN AMERICA
The Supreme Court with the Rowe v Wade decision legalized the practice of abortion in America in 1973. This decision “celebrated” its 30th anniversary this year, although it is unclear to me why this decision should be celebrated. I firmly believe abortion is morally wrong. I am a member of the Right to Life movement and do not support any type of abortion with the exceptions of the instance of rape or incest. I think a woman has a right to birth control, but abortion is not birth control, it is murder of an innocent unborn child.
This article presents both sides of the abortion debate, while staying away from any moral judgments on …

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