Late term abortion: a perspective that might surprise you
The murder of Dr. George Tiller in Wichita stirred up a buzz about late-term abortion. In reading around, I stumbled onto a view that I hadn’t considered before. Here ’tis; the emphases are mine.
Waddington: I think those who are anti-abortion have been very successful in painting the picture of who I am and who other women are who have late abortions. And it kind of ticks me off because it’s not accurate. I mean, supposedly I’m just a person who woke up one day and had a back pain or a leg cramp and decided to have an abortion. And that definitely wasn’t the case. This was a pregnancy that was planned. A pregnancy that was wanted and loved. And it was tantamount to having a loved one on life support and making that decision whether to end the life support or not.
Boy, oh boy. How easy it is to demonize those with whom one disagrees! How naive, to assume we know others’ motives. How self-serving, to conclude fellow humans but immoral beasts. Does any good come of it?
Plenty of tragedy does.
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Written by Monte
June 4, 2009 at 1:31 am
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