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Since the Supreme Courts 1973 Roe v Wade decision about one out of three pregnancies end in abortion This means that 15 million abortions are performed in the United States each year Flanders 3 Not since slavery has an issue posed a greater moral dilemma It ranks among the most complex and controversial issues arousing heated legal political and ethical debates The modern debate over abortion is a conflict of competing moral ideas and of fundamental human rights to life to privacy to control ones own body Trying to come to some sort of a compromise has proven that you cannot please all of the people on each side of the debate Many people describe the abortion debate in America as bitter and uncompromising usually represented on both sides by people with an intense devotion to their cause and usually with irreconcilable positions Many of those who are pro-choice insist that a womans right to abortion should never be restricted while those who are pro-life maintain that a fetus has an unequivocal right to life that is violated at any stage of its development if abortion is performed Discussions between both sides are usually argumentative and sometimes violent so any attempt at coming to a mutual agreement is drowned out How can anyone hear if they refuse to acknowledge the other side except to shout at them Since the Roe v Wade decision legalized abortion proposed compromises on limiting or allowing abortion have taken two forms those based on the reasons for abortion and those base on fetal development at different stages of pregnancy The first compromise would allow abortion for hard cases rape incest or risk of the life or health of the pregnant woman but not for the soft cases financial hardship inconvenience possible birth defects or failure of birth control Compromises of the second type would allow abortions but only until a given
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