What is a good thesis statement for abortion? What would be a complex sentence to get me started?

A good thesis statement on the topic of abortion for an argumentative essay would state your position on the topic and be clear and concise. The thesis might also acknowledge the fact that others may disagree and outline the main points of the rest of the essay. A thesis statement for a research essay would give a factual statement, depending on the aspect of abortion you are researching, and might also outline the main points of the essay.

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Depending on what position you take on this subject, you should start your paper with an assertion or something you intend to prove about the practice of abortion.

For example, you might begin the paper with the following:

A. Globally, abortion claims 2 billion lives each year and has costs the world untold value in the loss of scientist, artists, educators, and others who may have contributed to the cause of humanity.

B. Abortion is a questionable practice, but may be a considered reasonable in cases where the life of the mother is threatened or incest is evident.

C. Abortion is senseless when adoption is a much better option for anyone in an unwanted pregnancy.

You also need to define what "abortion" is forthe reader. I think that is what your question asked even though you have received a myriad of information all about the political issues surrounding the term.

Abortion is defined in several ways all of which stop a pregnancy. The first is the natural form that we commonly call...

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