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Abortion A Womens Right to Choose Regardless of how we feel about embryos fetuses and their rightsabout women and sex and responsibilityabout Gods will Karma or the Biblethe fact still remains Women have always used abortion as a last resort to prevent the birth of a child and they always will regardless of what the laws say or the rest of us think But when abortion is illegal it is unsafe and dangerous Therefore abortion must be legal and it must also be accessible Laws against abortion kill women Making abortion illegal has little effect on the number of abortions as history and present-day evidence from all over the world show Still illegal abortions are much more dangerous In the 1930s there was an epidemic of criminal abortion in the United States The number of births dropped by about half as women who refused to bring children into a depressed economy resorted to illegal abortion to end their pregnancies As a result about 2500 women died each year from abortion complications accounting for nearly one in four maternal deaths Pro-Choice Facts 2000 From 1950 to 1965 in the US there were 200 to 250 abortion-related deaths reported each year a number that is acknowledged to be lower than the true death count Even using these statistics and assuming that illegal abortion was two or three times as dangerous as legal abortion at that time a simple calculation shows that there were at least 500000 illegal abortions each year It is not worth the death of one woman if that is what it would take to cut the number of abortions by 60 let alone fifty or a hundred women Why Abortion must be Legal 2000 Thanks to changes in the law today the mortality rate from legal abortion is almost zero and abortion accounts for only 3 of maternal deaths Legal abortion protects the health of women and their babies It
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