Abortion Pill Legalization

Abortions are the #1 controversial topic to exist! What is an abortion? An abortion by definition is “the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy”, in other words, ending an infant's life in the tummy before they are born. According to guttmacher.com, abortion pills accounted for over 54% of all abortions in the United States. This pill is now being taken to court. Should this pill stay legal for all states, or shall the banning of this pill begin now?


Why do people execute abortions? There are many reasons that women state why they want or have an abortion. Such as, “too early”, “not ready”, “don’t want a baby”, “can’t care for one”, ect. 


How does the pill work? Well actually, this is a two-step process. First, the woman will take a pill called Mifepristone. This pill will initially stop the pregnancy from progressing. This may cause a woman to feel nauseous or start bleeding from their uterus. The second pill is called Misopristol. Up to 48 hours after taking Mifepristone, the female will take Misoprostol. This pill will “in simple terms” kill the sex cells that are creating the baby. This pill will cause extreme cramps for the female as well as a lot of blood rushing out from the uterus. This process is very similar to a miscarriage when taking these pills. Still confused? Think of it as a forced miscarriage. 


Why is the potential banning of the abortion pill such a big deal? Mifepristone (the abortion pill) is responsible for over half of all abortions. Because of how big this pill is to abortions, this is huge for both Democrats and Republicans. Democrats are usually for “pro-choice”, whereas Republicans are usually for “pro-life”. What does that mean? If you are pro-choice, that means that you believe that women should be able to make their own decisions on what they do with their body and want abortions to be legal. If you are pro-life, you believe that abortions should be illegal and vote for the banning of this medicine. 


Depending on your political POV, there are many pros and cons to this pill and topic. In my personal religious view, I do not believe in abortions. I think that they should be illegal because I don’t think it is right to end a life, even if it hasn’t even begun. Also meaning, that I think that this pill should be banned by the court. This is a really tough topic to talk about, with many mixed opinions.


*I will try to keep posted on updates with this court case

For right now, the pill will remain legal until further notice.






Do you think that the abortion pill should be legal or illegal? Why?


Would it be easier for the female to just have the baby and put it up for adoption?


Do you think that the government will end up banning this pill?


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                    • By the way your wording it, MY organs INSIDE MY body aren't mine? Its the womens body growing the fetus. HER body is growing it. Also, some women try to get pregnant but run into health problems during birth- where both the mother AND child will die. So instead of killing both, an abortion is usually the more sensable option in this sense of situation. Especially if that women already has other kids that need her. The women could always have another baby, however, there will never be another her.  

                    • I believe that it would be considered "in her body" rather than "her body". I just don't think that killing a baby is the correct solution for having an accidental pregnancy. Alos, people should be more responsible so this situation doesn't even pop up.

            • I understand that there will be no winner, I am simply just stating and restating my opinions. Although, I hope to change someone's perpective on this topic because I like to share what I believe.

              • I agree with aidan If you take the pill you are killing that life that is inside of the person and that is not ok. I think that if a women has a baby then she should raise that baby to the best of her ability to give that person a life on this earth.

                • I agree with both of you, and I really want to point out that you used the word "killing". That's what people need to understand, they are killing a baby, a life, a soul! And we are normalizing this in today's society?

    • But the baby is not "their" bodies, it's the babies body and the baby should get to decide whether they get to have a life or not, not the mother.

      • Exactly, so that is an exact reason why abortion should be illegal!

  • I think that the pill should stay legal. You stated that these pills are the means of over half of the abortions in America, so if you eliminate the pill, women will find other (not always safer) ways to get an abortion. During the first few weeks of conception, the fetus is just a teeny tiny blob of cells.

    • Well overall, I believe that all abortion should be illegal. And although the fetus is just a teeny tiny blob of cells, it still has a soul, and it still won't be able to live like we all get to do.

  • I think that the pill should be legal because some women are getting abortions because of their health. Women are allowed to take it until a certain number of weeks. At the first few weeks the "baby" is a fetus. It is barely alive. It doesn't have eyes, hands, legs, etc. It's just a small blob of genetics. When it's a blob of genetics and you take the abortion pill it kills genes, not an actual baby. Honestly I think that the government will end up banning them.

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