Tuesday, November 22, 2011


I would say that I am "pro-choice"  Choices are good, right?  Are they always good?  Maybe someone chooses to shoot someone else on the freeway – good choice or bad one?  Are we now “anti-choice” because we don’t condone that?  How about rape – good choice or bad one?  I wouldn’t want to infringe upon the rights of a rapist, would I?  Choices.  So, let’s get down to the real issue – the choice to have an abortion.  

First of all, I’d like to point out that if you're reading this right now, you’re probably quite relieved that your mother made the choice not to kill you before you were even born.  Yes, that’s right, I said “kill” because every abortion stops a beating heart.  It’s not a “parasite” or a “blob of tissue” or some “cluster of cells”, it’s a human being at the time of conception.  By the time the mother is even aware that she’s pregnant, there is a beating heart of a human being inside of her, with his or her own blood type.  So, if we want to talk about rights - where are that baby's rights?

If a person were to cause a pregnant woman to miscarry, it is considered murder in a court of law, but if that same woman goes to Planned Parenthood to have an abortionist kill her child, it's perfectly legal?  Does anyone else notice something wrong with this scenario?  Either way, a life was ended, a heartbeat stopped, yet why such drastically different results to the one who caused it?  

Oh, I’m all for a woman’s right to choose, I just feel that the choice should be made earlier – perhaps the choice to abstain from sexual relations prior to marriage – there’s a choice that doesn’t involve murder.  Or, maybe there are some who would like to take it further in the other direction.  I mean, why limit the killing to the pre-born?  What if, within a couple of years, we decide we don’t really want a kid – should the mother still have the right to kill it?  What age should the limit be?  5?  Maybe 10, or better yet, let’s see how many would survive the teen years if it’s legal to kill your own children.

You see, every human life is important – every human being is made in the image of God, and we have no right to kill, simply out of convenience.

You can call me “pro-life” or “anti-abortion”, but to say that I am “anti-choice” is simply not true.  We would all disagree with certain choices, wouldn’t we?  Isn't that a choice in itself?

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