So, here I am about to speak
out on a very volatile subject. I have in my dedications some to those who have been aborted. Becuase of this,
I am asked what my stance is on this and I will explain here.
itself plain and simple: To be simple and direct, I consider abortion to be murder. A life is growing
inside someone. To me, regardless of the fact that it can't 'see' or 'hear' or 'speak' yet, doesn't mean that it's not
alive. In my minds eye if we take the debate or why it's not a living thing we could apply those same reasons
to about half the suffering senior citizens in the world as well, but we don't kill them....
I don't consider
it birth control either. Yes, I'm a guy. I don't know the workings of woman's body or what they go through,
but I do believe the following things. If one doesn't want to have a child then one needs to think about the circumstances
of what s/he are doing. Sex (unprotected) = babies! Period. Simple fact of life. No way around
it. If one is a woman, and one doesn't want kids then the following applies: #1 CLOSE YOUR LEGS! A lot can be
said for abstinence. Sex isn't the end all of experiences in life. #2 Okay, I agree, sex is pretty enjoyable,
so, how bout the pill? They were created for a reason. #3 So you don't think I'm a male chauvenist
pig... there are times and reasons when a woman can't take the pill, so in that case get your guy to sheath himself!
Or even all the time he needs to be responsible too! Use a condom. If he's unwilling, dump his butt to the curb!
Apparently he doesn't care enough about you to consider your feelings or the consequences, and then most likely won't care
or help pay for the child that might be created. In short there are far to many reasons and ways to prevent conception
to have to resort to abortion.
Now there are
two acceptions I would grant: rape and harm to the mother. I would hope that most women are strong enough that
if they've been raped and impregnated that they could continue to carry the child, give birth, and then place it up for adoption. Adoption
does work. I should know. I was adopted and I have two very wonderful parents. However, not everyone can be that strong
after such a devistating act of violence. Sometimes the mental abuse from that situation overrides the physical that
occured. In that case, I can see the reason to decide to abort. I still wouldn't like it, but I can
see it. Does a woman really want to carry a part of a criminal inside her? Probably not.....
to the mother is the other one. Sometime the biology goes astray. The formation isn't correct. It's
going to create a serious health problem: the mother could die, the mother AND child could die, or the baby is not
going to survive to term and cause much physical pain and damage to the mother. On those grounds I can accept
the choice, albeit in some cases a difficult one as one is having to make a choice over whose life is more important....
with the law: Coming from my standpoint, that of a Christian, I have an answer that is usually quite hard
to take for most Christians, but here it is and my reasons why.
I am for
abortions and their clinics to stay open. My reasons are as follows. #1 From my belief, I am told God
gave us all the power of free will. We can not take that from people. Their decisions into what's right and
wrong are theirs to make. #2 The former mothers. These women will go off with their own will and make the
decision. I would rather them make it at a decent medical clinic, then some back water dirty alley. I know, I
know, most of you are going to say, "So what? it's their choice. They get scrapped wrong, they die.
Their choice. They die...." But one is just looking at people that way and not their souls.
From the Christian
stand point, those babies, haven't been born. They haven't been born into sin and thus they're going to be in heaven.
But what about the mothers? If you belive this act to be murderous, what are you going to do for the soul of that woman
who goes in, has it done wrong and then dies, bleeding to death? The possibility of two lives, two souls, being lost
is too great this way. I would rather these women be at a safe, sterile, professional clinic, so that at least
ONE of them comes out alive, and perhaps later, the woman can seek forgiveness, salvation..... The otherway she's condemed
to death physically and spiritually.
my view on abortion, and why I have it listed as a violent act. It doesn't mean that my view is correct or can't be
debated. However, I hope this page hasn't ruined your trip to this site. I did need to put in the reply though
as many have asked and they deserved to know why I did what I did.
P.E.A.C.E. - courtbard