When it comes to abortion, there are many views on the operation. Each state has its own laws about abortion; however, each person has their own view on it as well. Think about your position on abortion as I lay out some situations.

The Washington Post recently posted about abortion in India. An Indian girl was raped by her uncle repeatedly. The girl wants to carry the child she was impregnated with while her parents believe the girl's body isn't developed enough to be able to. While the law in India usually denies abortion after 20 weeks, if doctors agree that the mother's life is in danger, the mother may have an abortion.

What would you do? Would you still want to carry the child if you knew you could die? Would you want to see someone die because of their choice to follow through? Or would you want to have an abortion?

I had a friend in a similar situation. In college, she let things get too far with a boy, and ended up pregnant. My friend never thought she would be in that situation. She has high standards and morals and didn't know what to do. After talking with her mother, my friend decided to carry the child full term and let someone else adopt the child.

Everyone has an option when it comes to abortion. What you decide will affect others as well.

Do you know the law where you live?

Where I currently live abortion is prohibited after 27 weeks.

Each state has different laws regarding abortion. In 10 states, there is no ban on abortion at all. These states include: Alaska, Colorado, District of Columbia, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Vermont and West Virginia. Other states prohibit after 20, 24, and 27 weeks. In some states, once a woman enters her third trimester, abortion is prohibited.

Out of all 50 states, 14 states do not require counseling with the abortion. 11 states require that you have an ultrasound before an abortion. 17 states have public funding available for abortions, while the others have limited public funding. In regard to limited public funding, funding is limited to rape/incest and the potential loss of life resulting from carrying full term.

Would you fight for or against abortion laws?

In many states (that do have abortion laws), people and organizations are fighting for rights so that women can have abortions whenever they want. Many citizens don't wanted to be prohibited by laws; they want things their own way.

A recent battle fought was in Texas, involving Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood and another group tried to block certain parts of the Texas law that wants to ban second trimester abortions.

What do you think about fighting against the government for abortion rights?