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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    • Overall, I think that this generation needs to be smarter because accidents like this occur. I feel that it would be really hard for someone to have a baby if they were assulted, however, I still think that killing the baby is wrong. I think that 2 wrongs don't make a right, and I feel that although it would be tough, keeping the baby would be the right thing to do.

      • I get that, but understand it from this view, if your wife had to choose wether her or the baby died during pregnancy because she has health issues, do you think you would be able to take care of a newborn baby, while also grieving the loss of your wife? Especially since men don't have the motherly instincts that women have.

        • I actually think that a lot of women would choose their child's life over theirs. Plus, the mother has already lived a little bit, in most situations multiple decades. But the baby, would not get to live at all. How is that fair for the baby?

          • You didn't even answer what she asked. You mention a lot of women would choose, but what would you do? If your wife was pregnant, and would die if she had this baby. You would rather your wife die over something that isn't even alive yet? We're not talking super far along pregnancies, this could be before it even has a heartbeat. You can always try again for another baby, but having a wife is a different kind of connection. And granted you think these unborn fetuses have souls, but what about the soul that your wife has? If you had to choose between your mom dying and someone you've never met, would you choose this unknown "soul"?

            • I don't think it would be an unkown soul, it would be the child of mine. I would choose not to have an abortion, and trust the doctors to save my wife. But hopefully I am never put into that situation.

          • Most of the time you can't have an abortion after the heartbeat is heard. So at that time the "baby" isn't even a baby, it doesn't even have a heart beat. I get why you think it should be illegal, but a lot of women are very hurt by this subject because it feels like we're getting our rights taken away again.

            • I totally understand with that last statement. I completely understand why you and other women feel this way about the subject. But I feel that though there is not heart for a beat, there still is a soul that will never be able to live.

  • I think the abortion pill should be legal. Because, you cant always be careful and sometime you make a mistake. I think its better to take it and be safe then have a kid you know you cant take care of. I dont think it would be easier because being pregnent still setts you back on your everyday life.

    • I think that the woman should have the baby, because he even she can't care for it, she could have have relative to care for it, or even just put it up for adoption. I just don't think that ending a life that hasn't even started yet is the correct thing to do.

  • I think that abortion pills are one of most ethincal way of abortion since the fetus is very young, not even a week old. So I think they should be legal because of how ethical they are. It would be way harder for someone to give birth and simply give them up for adoption. I hope the government doesn't ban this pill and I don't think they will.

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