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Hot Topic: Abortion
Abortion is the knowing termination of pregnancy and is done by removing the embryo before it is able to survive outside the uterus. The amount of time a person is allowed until they can no longer receive an abortion varies between states, but abortions are usually available in rare cases after 24 weeks. However, abortion is one of the most controversial topics, people are split into two groups known as Pro-life, who believe abortion should not be legal or done, and Pro-choice, who believe abortion should be legal and available to all people.