The issue of abortion is very controversial in today's society. Many people think it shouldn't be legalized, but there are as many that think it should be legal. People have different opinions which rest with them and possibly the values you were brought up with. In the article, We’re Not Sorry, Charlie by Jennifer Baumgardner was surprised by Patricia Beninato’s who had an abortion, and was glad she did it. Beninato was annoyed because at the thirtieth anniversary of Roe v. Wade, many anti-choicers were yelling about killing babies and what a big sin it is. Since Baumgardner had an abortion and didn’t regret it, she founded a site where hundreds of stories can be found about people like her. The message was that women might have an awful experience with abortion but that they know they made the right choice. The abortion rights are women’s right to live in freedom. Abortion is a critical and essential part of society due to the dangers it can prevent, the freedom it provides for women, it’s simple and safe procedure, and the resulting effects it has on children.
I believe that abortion should remain legal in this country, not because I agree with abortion but because if abortion becomes illegal, then women would try to abort the fetus in illegal ways, which would put their life in danger. Few decades ago, when abortion was illegal thousands of women died, the reason was because the women did not want to have a child; which left them to terminate the child’s life by themselves or in back alleys. After Supreme Court 1973’s Roe v. Wade decision, which allowed women to have a choice to abortion, thousands of women were saved. Women now have freedom and the choice to live their life as they want to after the Supreme Court’s decision. As Baumgardner says “it’s crucial to understand abortion rights in terms of women’s most basic ability to live in freedom-or even to live, period.” Thus, to protect...