This has been a crazy week when it comes to the abortion debate. And by crazy, I mean that a handful of Republican politicians, have shoved their foot into their mouth…at least to the knee.
Let me get this little disclaimer out of the way first,
- – I am a fiscal conservative.
- – I have never had an abortion.
- – I have never been in a situation that would lead me to consider having an abortion.
BUT abortion is currently legal & perhaps most importantly, statistics show that the vast majority of women who consider abortion as an option do so because they do not believe that they can financially care for a child on their own.
The far right narrative of “recreational birth control,” where women run around getting pregnant and then popping down to the local clinic for an abortion and a manicure is a vile, misogynistic, fantasy that portrays women as both immoral and self absorbed.
It is also a plays right into the hand of the liberals who drag this issue out during every tough election.
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