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Name: ​Magda Tolwinski Date: _______________________

Argumentative Quick Write

Prompt: ​Choose an image that represents your topic. Then create a caption for your image that uses one or more of your sources to explain to your
reader the background, historical implications, or implications on today’s society.


Many people believe that use of contraceptive methods is a safe practice to avoid unplanned pregnancies and abortions, however that is not the
case. Abstinence is the act of not initiating intercourse or any sexual activity in a relationship for a certain period of time, or during a specific
period of time. ​“Abortions cause psychological damage. A peer-reviewed study published in the Scandinavian Journal of Public Health found that
"Young adult women who undergo... abortion may be at increased risk for subsequent depression.​" A website called ProCon listen a Con of an
abortion, which is usually the side effect of unplanned or unwanted pregnancy. “​The birth control pill is not the most effective form of birth control.
Among birth control methods, the Pill ranks seventh in effectiveness. Typical use of the Pill results in nine unintended pregnancies out of 100
women after one year of use and increases steadily to 61 unintended pregnancies out of 100 after ten years of typical use.”​ A ​ nother Con but for
birth control pills, the Con itself explains how contraceptive methods are not as “safe” as we think. Also according to, “​Teens are not
knowledgeable enough to have access to OTC birth control pills.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists stated, “adolescents need special attention at every visit for contraceptive services,
including comprehensive counseling about sexuality, sexually transmitted disease and emergency contraception."
Many believe that abortion should be a choice however, and usually opt for their right to have an abortion, although it is frowned upon by many as
well. Many protest for free rights on “my body, my choice”, but that can be a dangerous right, especially with our declining population report from
Pew Research Center​ on how a decline in birth rates has been affecting the population. This can cause lots of problems, including a possible
extinction in the human species. The fingers are pointed at abortion because of the amount of abortions that happen disturbingly often, according to
The center of disease control and prevention.​ ​“In 2015, 638,169 legal induced abortions were reported to CDC from 49 reporting areas. The
abortion rate for 2015 was 11.8 abortions per 1,000 women aged 15–44 years, and the abortion ratio was 188 abortions per 1,000 live
​ ith this information, we either encourage practice of abstinence to not deal with unplanned pregnancies, or plan your parenthood and
steer away from contraception that could damage the body and mind, young and old alike.