Pagan and Pro-Choice

Also see Galina Krasskova's and K.C. Hulsman's posts on abortion.I once planned to have an abortion. I didn't need to but I don't regret it. I was young, my boyfriend decided to be "sneaky" and I was very poor and alone in the world. I could not have had a child then. I could not have afforded proper healthcare to ensure a healthy pregnancy. I could not have counted on my boyfriend to be anything but additional stress. So when my cycle was late I found the information for the nearest Planned … [Read more...]

Wyrd Designs – Heathenry and Abortion

Also see Galina Krasskova's and Star Foster's posts on abortion.Through the years I have been asked, especially by people outside of my religion, what stance if any that the heathen religion had on the issue of abortion. Unlike other religions (such as Christianity), there is nothing that specifically prohibits abortion within our religious worldview.Ancient Heathens took a practical, not a religious, worldview as it applied to pregnancy and children. Two things were considered in the fate … [Read more...]

Religious and Pro-Choice

Also see Star Foster's and K.C. Hulsman’s posts on abortion.We’ve just passed the anniversary of Roe v Wade and I am filled with dismay. In the forty years since this landmark decision was made, abortion rights have been chipped away little by little each year rendering it an empty victory. This saddens and angers me. I wasn’t initially planning on writing anything today. Certainly I wasn’t planning on commenting on this anniversary, but I strongly feel that at least one religious voice needs t … [Read more...]

The Silly Season: Witches, Politics or Both?

I confess I hate Politics. I enjoy discussing politics with polite reasonable people, but I loathe Politics. As an American Pagan you can't escape "Big P Politics" even if you want to. Not only do other religions insist on getting tangled up in the political process, every so often a candidate decides to attack us.Maybe it really doesn't help that we hold our elections in early Nov, just after the lead up to Halloween. The Christine O'Donnell thing truly was silly. Stuff 'n' nonsense. Zan over … [Read more...]


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