Point of View
To see other males think its okay to decide the best outcome for a woman without considering the outcome is alarming. In my opinion, rape is one the ugliest most despicable crimes. Not only is it violent, it’s a psychological trauma that lives with the victim forever. It never goes away and it’s a crime that is quite haunting to say the least.
For a political figure to make the decision for a victim who has been raped and becomes pregnant from such a heinous crime is unspeakable. Am I arguing that the birth of life is not something sacred? Absolutely not, but we cannot make a choice like that for a victim. People deal with trauma in various ways and it could be unhealthy not just for the child, but for the parent as well in this case.
Now I know what all the pundits will say, there’s always adoption. Which is a valid point, but just because a parent places a child for adoption does not mean that parent does not have a relationship or longing for a relationship with that child. Being a parent is the most important job as adults we will tackle. Even if we’re placing that responsibility onto someone else, it does not diminish the woman’s care for the child.
A woman’s right to choose has been a battle that has been ongoing in this country for decades, what’s even scarier is the government’s tactics to diminish the possibility of abortion. I honestly do not believe any woman wants to face the difficult task of terminating a pregnancy; it’s a loss of life and it’s an emotional rollercoaster for many.
Now factor in the case where someone has been raped or befallen victim to a case of incest and that heightens those emotions even more. Politicians have much more important issues in this country to discuss; trying to control whether someone can bear a child or not is not one of them. Before you know it, the government will be in
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