Thesis Statement: Abortion, the termination of pregnancy, has been a .
social problem and political debate in our society resulting in a standstill towards progressing towards a solution. .
I. Abortion is an intense debate in our society.
A. Abortion is the removal of a fetus from the uterus before it can survive on its own.
B. Abortions can be performed throughout a woman's pregnancy.
II. The debate between the feminists and the pro-lifers is an .
A. A new wave of feminism emerged in the 1960s. .
B. Pro-lifers believe that it is unjust to take another's life.
III. Unintended pregnancies can result from the failure of or the .
failure to use contraception.
A. Condoms are undesirable and not always effective. .
B. The birth-control pill is highly effective when taken correctly but still runs a risk of failure.
IV. Abortion now has a place on television and in music.
V. I am strongly against abortion and feel that no one has the right to take another's life unless the mother's life is in danger.
A. To solve this social issue, a law should be set to make .
abortions illegal except in the case that the mother's life is .
in critical condition.
B. Also, people should be aware of how to use birth control .
and should have professionals to confide in.
VI. In conclusion, abortion should be banned and people should be .
given more information on 'safer sex.'.
As early as the times of the Ancient Egyptians, people looked for a way to terminate an unwanted pregnancy. Today, abortion is an intense debate in our society. Should a person be able to take another's life? Isn't it considered murder if the person is already 'alive'?.
Abortion is the removal of a fetus from the uterus before it can survive on its own. Physicians, through medical intervention, perform this procedure to save the mother's life or health, to prevent the completion of a pregnancy caused by rape, because the fetus may show the probability of having a birth defect, or simply because the mother does not wish to have a child.