Posted by: vanhoff | May 1, 2008

A Woman’s Right To Choose

A Woman’s Right To Choose


            Whether you are Pro-Life or Pro-Choice abortion has always been controversial on either side. As the presidential election draws near, there will be even more opinions on the subject. The question will continue to remain, who is right?

It has taken me a long time to figure out how I feel but as a woman I feel that is important to have a stance. I feel like the politician that are making these decisions are not exactly in the position to do so. The majority of politicians are male, that is a fact, and even the women are highly influenced by their parties. This is very disturbing to me; the majority of the people making decisions about my body are not even woman. I see this as a very big problem. In addition, these same people are not generally facing the same issues as the people getting abortions.

            There are many reasons why a woman may get an abortion, however many of the reasons involve not being ready or having the money to handle having a child. To some people these would not be valid reasons; they would give the option of adoption, or say by having sex unprotected that you knew what you would be getting into. Having the child may not always be a viable option; it is very expensive to have a child even if you are going to give it up for adoption. In many situations these woman are the only ones dealing with it. It is very confusing to me that you can pass a law that can punish a woman (and only a woman) for doing something that took two people. A man does not have the same responsibilities and would not be in danger of being punished if he


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