For or Against Abortion

The debate for or against abortion has attracted criticisms and approval alike. The society seems to be divided on whether to allow or reject abortion. Abortion is allowed in medical situations where the life of the mother is perceived to be in danger (Raymond & Grimes, 2012). In such cases, abortion becomes a recommended choice by medical practitioners. Beyond medical cases, abortion is largely prohibited, the contravention of which could land one in jail. The debate on whether or not abortion should be allowed has split the society into two factions. Proponents of abortion are treated as progressives, while the opponents considered as conservatives. Conservative jurisdictions worldwide treat abortion as murder. On the other hand, progressive states allow abortion as a reproductive health right. It is agreeable that abortion causes some health complications on the life of the mother. However, abortion has more advantages as compared to its disadvantages. I support the view that ab...