01. She got pregnant by accident and wasn't ready to have a baby, so she decided to have an [abortion].
02. In general, [abortions] are performed within the first three months of pregnancy.
03. She went to the birth control clinic to discuss her options with a counselor there, and decided to put her child up for adoption rather than have an [abortion].
04. In my opinion, a woman should have full control of her body, which includes having an [abortion] in the case of an unwanted pregnancy.
05. A man associated with a pro-life group has been arrested after making threats against staff at a local [abortion] clinic.
06. Karen's religious beliefs forbid [abortion], so that is not an option for her.
07. The planned attack on the enemy base was [aborted] at the last minute when it became apparent that the enemy had somehow become aware of their plans.
08. Free access to [abortion] ensures that women have full control over their bodies.
09. Performing [abortions] after the first trimester can be hard on a woman's body.
10. The parents chose to [abort] the fetus after they learned it would be born with severe birth defects.
11. The space shuttle flight had to be [aborted] at the last minute because of severe weather conditions.
12. Doctors who perform [abortions] have complained that they are being harassed by pro-life demonstrators.
13. Julie Burchill once remarked that the freedom that women were supposed to have found in the 1960s largely boiled down to easy contraception and [abortion], things to make life easier for men.
14. Joan Smith once observed that no woman has an [abortion] for fun.
15. Ronald Reagan once stated that [abortion] is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born.
16. Iceland was the first country to legalize [abortion] in 1935.
17. This organization believes that [abortion] is no different than murder, and should be completely outlawed.
18. The young woman threw herself down the stairs in an attempt to terminate her pregnancy because she couldn't get a legal [abortion].
19. Mother Teresa once said that the greatest destroyer of peace is [abortion] because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you, and you to kill me? There is nothing between.
20. Someone once said that if the men who make our laws could get pregnant, [abortion] would be free on demand.
21. Judy had an [abortion] when she was 18 because she wasn't old enough to take on the responsibility of having a child, but swore that she would never do it again.
22. If she had used birth control, she probably wouldn't have had to have an [abortion].
23. Supreme Court Judge Stewart Potter once stated that [abortion] is inherently different from other medical procedures because no other procedure involves the purposeful termination of a potential life.
24. Joycelyn Elders once said that [abortion] opponents love little babies as long as they are in somebody else's uterus.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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