A Personal Note on Abortion

Because my friend did not choose an abortion as I suggested, her decision ultimately changed my life very much for the better. Knowing what I know now, would I counsel a woman in a similar situation to have an abortion today? Yes, I would, and I would be supportive of her no matter what her decision. [Read more…]

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The “Pro-Life” Movement’s Hidden Subtext

If anti-choice advocates were truly pro-life, they would support providing prenatal care and protecting women’s and children’s health. They do not because their real priorities have little to do with life and everything to do with domination and power. [Read more…]

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Pagan Abortion Ethics: Pre-existing Spirits Seeking Birth

Some might argue that abortion is wrong because incarnating spirits have the right to choose their parents. But why would a disincarnate spirit’s desires be more important than those of the potential mother, who is also a spirit incarnate in flesh? [Read more…]

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On Abortion: A Pagan Ethical Response

A pro-choice position is compatible with honoring life as sacred. Treating other beings with respect is not the same as treating them as moral equals. It is wrong to treat a fetus as if it had full human moral standing, especially when doing so objectifies a woman as less than human: a mere container and a means to an end. [Read more…]

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