Along with the attempts by states to restrict and/or eliminate Roe v. Wade, there are two major factors that are neglected, in addition to the economic, social, and psychological aspects of abortion. First, there is the tremendous increase is medical risks for any measure that is not an aseptic procedure. There were horrific outcomes when non-aseptic techniques were employed prior to Roe. Also this country achieved some of its greatness because of the first amendment right of religious freedom. This does not permit those whose religious beliefs do not support abortion to dictate this belief to those people who do. Even the
Valid reasons for being 'pro-choice"
I'm pro-choice, but not for the reason you think. I was born at the end of World War II in war torn
Picking particular 'rights' wrong
It has been my impression over the last 75-plus years that all religions espouse the concept of respect for one another. All religions look out for the good of all humankind and the planet on which we reside. One would think that applies to our social and ethical rights, but it's beginning to seem as though the term "rights" has become a double edged sword. Some people want to have the right to decide whether they can opt out of taking the vaccine that prevents most everyone from getting sick because they have the right to remain unvaccinated. Some believe they have the right to tell women what they can do with their bodies by forbidding abortions because they don't believe in it.
Isn't it great that we pretend to use our American "rights" to dictate what should be the rights of all Americans? We appear to be picking what our particular rights are.
Choice needs to be universally considered in a context of what is "for the good of all." Sometimes we should have no choice. An example is vaccination to eradicate this pandemic. There is no other choice here. Sometimes we need choice. An example is abortion rights. Within the right to choose you can choose to abort or not. Those against abortion provide no choice. Which of the two provide greater individual rights?
Once again men of religion have taken control to oppress the rights of women and treat their bodies as property. You thought I was talking about
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