Danger and tragedy of abortion

Every year millions of women are faced with the decision to keep or to kill the baby that they are carrying.

Every year millions of women are faced with the decision to keep or to kill the baby that they are carrying.

About 42 million abortions occur each year, and 20 million of these are performed unsafely, because those who perform them are untrained or outside of a medical environment. Almost all abortions are paid by people like us, taxpayers.

I think that abortion is appalling and cruel because you are killing the life of an innocent child.

The worst part of all is that abortion is free for the person aborting and we citizens have to pay for the procedure.

We as a country have to open our eyes and see the great danger and tragedy of this troubling issue.

Shannon Driegen

Grade 9

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