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That all forms of abortion should be legal

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Women have the right to choose whether or not they are ready for a child. It is no one else's decision except for the woman herself as the foetus comes from her body. I will argue that all forms of abortion should be legal through the following three arguments.

1. A woman who has been coerced into conceiving a child when she is completely unable and unwilling to do so should not have to be obligated to. All humans have the right to choose what happens to their own bodies. Thus, women should have the same right when it comes to aborting a foetus.

2. Abortion is not a religious matter rather it's a medical matter. Many of the objections that stop women from accessing abortions stem from different misinterpretations of religious texts mainly in the faiths of Catholicism and Christianity. But nowhere in the Bible does it say that abortion is forbidden. In fact, Jesus said absolutely nothing about abortion. Therefore all religious reasons to support the notion of illegalizing abortion have no merit and are based upon false assumptions. 

3. Life itself isn't sacred. It's what someone does with their life that either makes it sacred or regrettable. So, aborting a foetus isn't equivalent to killing a person who has done nothing wrong because a foetus has no personhood whatsoever. 

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