I wrote a post on Facebook recently that I realized I meant to include here as well.
To be very clear:
I want every child to be wanted and loved.
I want people to not get pregnant unless they want to be.
I want birth control education and access to be prevalent.
I want people to enjoy healthy sex lives without unwanted pregnancy.
I want people to be careful with their birth control, and use Plan B if they think there’s a problem.
I want people to utilize pregnancy tests as soon as their periods are late, and know how to tell when there might be a problem.
Continue reading “Every Child Wanted, Every Parent Willing”
“I found this case particularly clear cut as a libertarian — this was an obvious case of over-regulation, which caused more than half of the clinics in Texas to close. If any other industry faced this sort of punitive regulation, conservatives would have been up in arms, but since it was the abortion industry, many were perfectly fine with the law.” Read more at The Libertarian Republic. Continue reading Why Libertarians Should Applaud the SCOTUS Ruling Against Texas Abortion Regulations
“The court did what it agreed to do: arbitrate the dispute regarding the contract, and in that, it may have technically been in the right. In any other case, regarding any other stipulation, it probably would be. However, when justice is blind, it can also be ignorant: willfully ignoring that perhaps what was contracted shouldn’t have been either parent’s right to agree to. Perhaps we should begin demanding evidence of such things. Perhaps we should begin demanding these sorts of things not be left up to the arbitrary preferences of parents, but, unless medically necessary, leave children intact until they’re … Continue reading What About Chase? Circumcision & The Right To Bodily Integrity
“I am a feminist because I believe the world is better when women are liberated, when they can stand equally beside men to fight for everyone’s liberation from oppressive social structures and oppressive governments.” Read more at Taste it Twice … Continue reading I’m A Product of Feminism
Five years ago today, Dr. George Tiller was assassinated. He was shot point-blank through the eye on a Sunday morning, in front of his family & his congregation. He was at his church, where he was serving as an usher. … Continue reading When “Pro-Life” Isn’t
“We compromise constantly. Roe v. Wade was a compromise, and every piece of legislation afterwards has been shrinking women’s rights of autonomy, yet compromise continues, and constant vigilance is required. Pro-choice IS the reasonable position, the compromised position, the middle position, the … Continue reading The Position of Compromise