Why I Don’t Write About Abortion Much

Why I Don’t Write About Abortion Much October 6, 2016

wine-1543172_640

(image of wineglass via Pixabay)

 

Me: I think abortion is a terrible evil, so I think we should work as hard as we can to create a society where mothers and children are welcomed so that they don’t feel like they need to make that choice.

Giant Internet Hand of Spanking: How dare you! You think abortion should be legal?

Me: No, I never said that, but I think the best way to help is to work to create a society where mothers and children are welcomed so that they don’t feel like they need to make that choice.

GIHS: I can’t believe you honestly want to rip a baby apart for “social justice!”

Me: I don’t. I don’t want any babies ripped apart, ever. I just think the best way to keep them from being ripped apart is to empower mothers to be able to–

GIHS: Here, let me describe to you in graphic detail the medical process of a D&E. I’m going to say “head crushed with forceps” four or five times in case you’re easily triggered by descriptions of violence. Now, have I changed your mind? Are you ready to be against abortion?

Me: I’m already against abortion. That’s why I was putting forth some ideas as to how we can–

GIHS: Planned Parenthood was founded by a eugenicist! Do you want to know what Margaret Sanger thought about black people?

Me: I don’t like Margaret Sanger in the least, and I think we should–

GIHS: Here, let me show you some graphic and triggering IMAGES of SLAUGHTERED unborn babies!!!! I plagiarized them from Operation Rescue!!!

Me: It’s disrespectful to post photos of deceased human beings in order to score ideological victories online. But like I said, I actually agree with you on this topic. That’s why–

GIHS: We need to be unwavering!  We need to do anything we can possibly do to save the lives of these precious, innocent unborn children!

Me: I think it would save a lot of unborn children’s lives if we improved the social safety net and tried to do what we could to remove the stigma surrounding unwed mothers.

GIHS: But that would create dependence.

Me: *fills the wine tumbler all the way to the top and drinks it in one gulp*

GIHS: How dare you make jokes about alcohol consumption?

…and it just goes on from there.

 

 

 

"really? the stats and research say otherwiseCatholic women have been using artificial bc since the ..."

The Problem of the Trump Rally ..."
"No Catholics support artificial birth control or abortion."

The Problem of the Trump Rally ..."
"I think most liturgists in charge of changes like that would say the references to ..."

The Puzzle of Saint Francis and ..."
"Mary, I'm a lapsed ( I guess?) Catholic who follows religious blogs and reads a ..."

The True Effect of COVID and ..."

Browse Our Archives