I found this blog entry and the interview with Frances Kissling thought provoking. I have always considered myself “pro-life” but find that term too constricting. I am not against choice as I am sure that those who consider themselves “pro-choice” are not against life. I am unable to convince myself that in the act of abortion, a life is not being taken therefore, it could never be right for me. I do not want to demonize those who participate in abortion and would very much like to understand their thoughts and feelings about it. After 38 years of Roe vs. Wade and legal abortion, I do not think it could be overturned and perhaps that is a good thing. I think to move forward on this divisive issue, the focus should be more on education, contraception, prevention of the root causes, and to support the women, children, and families with whatever choice they need to make.
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