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Abortion is one of the most controversial issues in American society and politics today. Since 1973, when the Supreme Court legalized abortion in its landmark Roe v. Wade decision, opposing groups have sought to increase or restrict access to abortion, leading to intense debates among political leaders and activists, state and federal governments, and religious organizations.

The abortion debate is often considered a two-sided controversy, but it is actually a multifaceted issue that involves questions about biology, morality, and legal rights. For example, people who consider themselves pro-life argue that abortion destroys human life, which they believe begins at conception. Therefore, abortion is immoral and should be illegal. Some pro-life advocates allow exceptions in the case of rape, incest, or when the mother's health is at risk. People who identify themselves as pro-choice contend that a woman's right to make decisions concerning her body and her future outweigh the...

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