My Stand against Abortion Nurses are faced with ethical dilemmas to make choices for or against abortion in their practice. Abortion is defined in Canada as “any pregnancy terminated up until 20 weeks’ gestation” (Orshan, 2007, p. 310). Abortion practices have grown exponentially in Canada since 1970. According to Toronto Right to Life Association (2011), there is 1 abortion in every 4 births, 300 abortions occur each day and 22.4% of 445, 899 pregnancies were aborted in 2004. Due to the decriminalization of abortion by the Canadian government, abortion is considered a medical procedure requiring nurses to provide services to women who request for it. Nurses faced with ethical dilemmas in abortion requests must use ethical principles,...The end:
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