Couldn’t have said this better myself:
Part of the reason the abortion debate is so polarized is that the pro-choice faction wants to do just that — look away from the medical truth of what abortion does to an unborn baby. Maybe they should meet Denise Mountenay. Or would they rather look away from her too, because she represents a different unpleasant truth–what abortion does to women? “I was 16 when I had my first abortion,”Mountenay says in an interview from her Morinville home. “My mother said, ‘Denise, you have your whole life ahead of you. Have that operation.’ I thought, I’ll just be unpregnant.”…It wasn’t until after her third abortion that she came across information on fetal development, and “I was like, ‘oh, my God’. It was a revelation. I was absolutely devastated. I read that at three weeks it has a beating heart. This is not a clump of tissue, it’s a little person.”
Pro-choicers are keen on looking away–efforts to show what the baby is through ultrasounds are met with this sort of attack:
Abortion foes have a new tactic: The hope that women can’t look away.
Let me get this straight: ultrasounds showing the beating heart are fanatical? And letting women go ahead with killing their child, without offering that information is compassionate. Kudos (again) to Naomi Lakritz for this sort of compelling column in defence of women’s rights.
[Editor’s Note: Tanya’s wrath is directed at the author of the blog, see the second link above, not Naomi Lakritz.]
Tanya can’t believe it: It takes a lot for me to get sincerely annoyed at someone. This lady managed to push some serious buttons. It’s the type of thing where, if she were in the same room as me, I’d say things to her that I’d later regret.
“No woman seeking an abortion does so unthinkingly.” Really? I know one. Would you like to meet her so that you can stop your ignorant generalizations?
“Few, if any, women use abortion as birth control” Is that why 46% of women did not use contraception during the month they became pregnant?
“Elections have consequences. You lost. Go away.” I’m guessing this lady hid under a rock for the eight years prior to Obama being sworn in. It would explain her nonsensical arguments.
OK, I’m done.