“Women don’t turn to politicians for advice on mammograms, prenatal care, or cancer treatments, so why should they for abortion?”
Why should they?
Wrong question. The real question is, “Why should we equate medical treatment that sustains life with medical interventions that are designated to end a life?”
The reason Planned Parenthood is shifting its campaign away from “pro-choice” in this video is because that slogan simply does not work, and more people are starting to get it. PP’s shifty behavior is yet another diversion tactic, illustrating that the abortion giant is feeling threatened and desperate.
When a mother’s choice is between having a child or having it ripped from her womb and brutally killed, the choice should be obvious. But when the mother herself cannot determine what is the right choice to make in that situation, especially when she determines that murder is a viable option, someone else needs to intervene in the decision making.
The video asks us to shift our paradigms in order to empathize with the other person, to put on their shoes, and consider their views. Ironically, this video disregards the other person, the one who does not have shoes, the one whose concerns the mother should hold as her own. There is no pleading for the health of the baby in this conversation, not any mention of it. The words “baby” and “person” are furtively left out of the discussion.
We call ourselves pro-life because we choose life over other personal values, because we recognize life as an inalienable human right. We hold that human life begins at the moment of conception, and therefore, we have the duty to protect the first rights of the unborn child beginning with the right to life. No individual or society has the right to terminate an innocent person’s life. We all have the obligation to defend the right to life, both by natural law and in virtue of the law of the land, expressed in our Declaration of Independence:
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
During this country’s brief history, the Supreme Court has not always held the best track record for defending the equal rights of all persons. American Indians, African Americans, and disabled persons all had their rights denied at some point by the Supreme Court of the United States. It is hard for us to fathom this today, yet it is true.
The following video highlights the failures of the Court to recognize and uphold the rights of persons in this country. There is one last failure left to emend, namely, the rights of the unborn child as a person who deserves the same protection and defense under the law as each and every citizen of this country does.
Tides are turning, we are winning this battle, the pro-life cause continues to grow every single day. Please take the time to read the following article, which illustrates why our culture has hope for a better and brighter pro-life future.
- The New (Old) Catholic Church (from the Washington Post)
Planned Parenthood can shift the focus all they want but they cannot change the facts: Abortion is murder and therefore we must insist that it should never be legal. The only choice is to protect the unborn child’s right to life.