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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    • I can understand why you feel that way. In my opinion, I just don't think that killing a baby is right.

  • in my oppinion i actually dont really know because it just deppends, but i should really not be okay and if you dont want a child there is differnt ways like adoption or something but like i said it depends 

    • I agree, I think that abortion is the wrong thing to do and there are other ways.

  • I think that they will end up banning this pill because there are different ways to abort a child. I think adoption is still better because it gives the child a chance at life, no matter the circumstances. I think that the pill should be banned no matter what. The child should get a fair shot at life.

    • I could not have said it any better, every child should get a fair shot at life. It's a once in a lifetime opportunity to live, and that opportunity should not be judged based upon how a woman feels on the situation.

  • (I got these stats after a brief Google search)Currently there are 391,000 kids in the foster care system in the U.S. In 2021, only 54,200 kids were adopted. Looking at these numbers, I don't think that it's better to have a baby and then put it up for adoption. The odds aren't in its favor. Because of this, I would say that abortion should stay legal in some way.

    • However, I think that I would rather be in foster care and not have a home than not be alive at all.

  • I think this pill should be banned no questions asked, that is because a abortion isn't a "well it's my body, my choice" kind of thing, because that abby is not your body, it's theirs, and they haven't even been born yet to say whether they wanted to live or die, and, adding on to that there are always families who can't have kids looking to adopt someone, look at it this way, if you are going to die because you need a heart, and then the doctors just destroy the heart that you needed, you die, its the same with adoptions, the family wants/needs a kid and your just detroying their chance at having one right in front of their eyes.

    • I agree with you, every child should have a chance at life. Even if it isn't a child yet, they should have a chance at living this life that we all are doing right now. It is sad that us kids can only talk about it right now and not actually do something about it. Abortion is more than just about what religion you believe in, and people need to understand that. 

      • I totally agree, and every life that is started should get a chance to live it, even if they arent born yet, it sucks that we can only talk but i would imagine many others have the same opinion.

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