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 agree with you, I have a lot of people bringing up stuff about if the mother dies. Like if you know that you are going to die if you have a baby, don't get pregnant in the first place. People need to be smarter in this generation!

  • I think it should be illegal, but it should still have the same restrictions that actual abortion would have. I personally think that abortions are unethical in how they do it, the pill could provide, it isn't necessarily a safer solution. Abortions always bad, and people have some good reasons- and some bad reasons to get them.

    • I agree, I don't think that having the abortion is the correct thing to do, I think that there is always a better solution.

  • I think it should be legal, but still have the same restrictions that an actual abortion would have. I personally think that abortions are unethical in how they do it, so maybe the pill could provide, not necessarily a safer solution, but a more comfortable one. Abortions aren't always bad, and there are many reasons people get them.

    • I understand many of the reasons why people have abortions, which some of the reasons are just really tough and sad ones. But at the end of the day, I will never believe in abortions, I just don't think that that is the right thing to do.

  • I think that the abortion pill should be illegal not because I think abortion is wrong but because of the pain that you feel when you take the pill.  I don't think going through that pain is worth having the choice of whether or not to have a baby. If you feel the need to get an abortion you should go to a state that allows you to get an abortion there.  Aggressive bleeding from your uterus is not worth it in my opinion. Now this does not mean I am against abortion because very clearly I'm not but aggressive bleeding and cramps won't be worth it in the end. What I'm saying is there are other ways that you can get an abortion taking a pill that makes you bleed and puts you in pain is not the one that you should choose. Find something else, find something that doesn't give you pain.

    • I would like to change my answer I believe that  the abortion pill should be legal 

      • What makes you want to change your answer? What is your reasoning behind this?

    • I understand your reasoning for that, many people are saying that pregnancy is painful and I will never feel that pain, which is true. But abortion is very painful too.

  • i think it should be legal but only if prescibed by a doctor and is for only emergencies. like if you are way too young, or sexual assult. i think the adoption part would take way too long and i wouldnt want to expirence all the pain of having the baby and then not be able to take care of it. I think they should just let women do what they want with their own bodies.

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