Melita Virginia


What decision will you make?

Dear Future President,

     First, I would like to congratulate you on your presidential win. I admire how you managed to finish the race coming out victorious. As the new President of the United States, I would just like to address a concern that needs to be changed. As President, you should ban the act of abortion in all states. Abortion is the deliberate termination of a unborn baby. It is truly sickening how 3,000 babies a day lose their lives just for their inconvenience. A shocking 56 million abortions have taken place since 1973. It is a tragedy that the “percentage of women who seek abortion for the sake of being raped or incest is less than 1.5%”(Harris, Janet). Abortion is a major issue in society and it should not be taken for anything less. There are those that say “Women’s rights...ought to be seen as human rights.”( Milligan,Susan). Indeed women’s right should be viewed as human rights however, there is no justification for the women who murder their babies just for the sake of themselves. President, I am requesting that you ban the termination of children who don’t have any rights of their own. I also want to request that if you do permit abortion, only allow this option to the victims of rape and incest. These unborn babies don’t have a say in if they live not, but you do. I hope you take this in consideration when making your decision.

Thank You,



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Eastern View High School

AP Language & Composition

AP Language & Composition students (11th grade) from Eastern View High School in Culpeper, VA are tasked with researching platforms, crafting political cartoons or pieces of satire, and writing letters and op-eds

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