Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice Essay examples
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This article is another piece of written truth as to how one’s social upbringing reflects their views and opinions.
The average pro-life activist tends to be a lesser-educated individual who grew up seeing family life as a root to all means. Her parents were of a lower income bracket, barely finished high school, and more that likely her parents provided many siblings. She wed directly out of high school to a low income white collar worked and has many children herself. The pro-life activist believes strongly in the church and the fact that the main purpose of sexuality is procreation. These women were raised to believe that motherhood is the single most rewarding role for a woman. When they become…show more content…
When comparing the two views of these activists, it is clear to see how one’s social upbringing will effect their views. Pro-life supporters have always been exposed to the idea that no matter what, there is always room for another child in their home. They have seen their mother as being the homemaker and caregiver for all family members. These supporters feel it is their place in society to provide the nurturing for the rest of the family while the male is the working mate of the two and not matter how financially set they are, they will find a way to provide.
Pro-choice supporters on the other hand have been raised in a higher social class where more than likely both parents, but at least the father, have a college degree. They have pursued college and have married mate equal to themselves. They share beliefs with their mates that they are equal beings and want to give their children the best they can. Hence the fact, they would rather not bring a child into the world without being able to fully provide for the child the way they were provided for.
One can gather from this article that pro-life supporters, since raised without a lot of financial stability and are unable to provide much for themselves, are unable to see the reasoning to
Show MoreAbortion is an issue which separates the American public, especially when it involves the death of children and women. When an abortion occurs, the medical doctor removes the fetus from the pregnant woman. This particular act has separated the public. Many believe that abortion is not morally and ethically correct. On the other hand, some people believe that carrying and delivering the unborn child will hinder the safety of the mother, then an abortion is needed. Each view has its own merit in the debate. This debate has separated the public into two sections: pro-life and pro-choice. A pro-lifer opposes abortion, whereas, a pro-choicer believes that the decision to abort the child should be left to the mother because she is the one…show more content…
On the other hand, medical doctors propose that having an abortion will save the life of the mother. Doctors argue that abortion is needed if there are andy life threatening complications. On the contrary, Illinois Representative Joe Walsh, states that, "Advances in science and technology," had eliminated any need for abortions to save the lives or health of women and said, "'Health of the mother' has become a tool for abortions anytime, for any reason.” Comments like this only categorize women. No two amen are the same and each woman experiences different complication during the birthing process. Unfortunately, the Representative was against abortion and may have not been fully aware of other women who have complications during pregnancy. The story of a young couple took a dangerous twist, Kristin Marlowe was 20 years old and seven months pregnant. Marlowe was being treated for a placental tear, when she died of a stroke. Her baby was delivered by emergency C-section and survived (Munz, 2013). According to Dr. George Saade, Director of Maternal-fetal medicine at University of Texas Medical Branch, that each year in the U.S., about 700 women die of pregnancy-related complications and 52,000 experience emergencies such as acute renal failure, shock, respiratory distress, aneurysms and heart surgery. An additional 34,000 barely avoid death (Munz, 2013). The numbers are alarming. In this story, a pro life advocate