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Running head: WAE-ABORTION1PADM 550-Worldview Analysis EssayMisty CookLiberty University
WAE-ABORTION2PADM 550-Worldview Analysis EssayMerriam-Webster dictionary online defines a worldview as “a comprehensiveconception or apprehension of theworldespecially from a specific standpoint (n.d).This interpretation can be one based on intellectual, spiritual, emotional or biblical andintersect all aspects of one’s life. In the U.S. with a melting pot of citizens with varyingWorldviews, there is always bound to be proposed public policy that is opposed orsupported by many. Roe vs. Wade is an important piece of legislation that dividedpeople with differing worldviews that related directly to abortion laws. The matter ofAbortion has been and continues to be a volatile topic.Roe vs. WadeRoe vs. Wade is a Supreme Court decision that has been widely debated for decadesbetween pro-choice proponents, and pro-life alliances. This decision handed down from theSupreme Court on January 22, 1973 recognized the right of privacy for a woman’s right to makeher own medical decision, including the decision to have an abortion without the interference ofstate regulations. More specifically, women have the right to a legal abortion during the entirepregnancy and not just in cases to save the mother’s life. The Supreme Court decision allowed