Saturday, July 13, 2013

DOUBLE STANDARDS

I heard on the news this week that a young woman wanted to press charges of attempted murder against her boyfriend for beating her in the abdomen to make her miscarry their baby. At the time of the news report, the woman was in the hospital and it was unknown if the child was alive or dead.

And yet this same woman, 14 weeks pregnant, can walk into an abortion clinic and choose to end the life of that same child. She can call it a CHOICE. She's in the pink. The father can choose to end the life of his unborn baby and he is charged with attempted murder.

SERIOUSLY????????

ARE YOU KIDDING ME??????

The double-standard here is beyond comprehension. Why is there no linear single standard when it comes to the unborn?

If it is a CHOICE for a mother to kill her unborn child, then it should be a CHOICE for a father to attempt the same thing. Her method is metal instruments and uterine vacuums. His is force from fists. Gee, few hairs to split really. The outcome is the same.

But if a father can be prosecuted for attempted murder to end his unborn child's life, then a mother, by a shared standard, should be as well.

But no, one is a civil right, a legal choice, an errand to attend to in order to keep life tidy. The other is a felony. A grievous crime. Time in the slammer a given.

Unbelievable, really.

I am so sick of hearing the pro-abortion contingent in our society wax on about CHOICES and WOMEN'S BODILY RIGHTS. Those of us in this world who think all life is sacred from conception on, feel that abortion is neither a choice nor a right. Abortion ends the life of a child. In whose world is ending the life of a child RIGHT?

The unborn deserve to be born. No woman is forced to either keep or raise her child. There are tens of thousands of couples longing to adopt babies. But every woman owes her unborn child, at the very least, birth.

That our culture denies this basic premise makes us no better than Nazi Germany exterminating millions of Jews. That was Hitler's "choice" and "right" too.


2 comments:

Cole said...

I couldn't agree with you more! I was so thankful NC and TX have made some progress in the right direction this week, but to see the protestors and senators that are promising those protestors not to give up this fight...it makes me nauseous.

I have known women that had abortions when they were young and, though they know it would've been less than ideal circumstances to raise a child in, I don't know one of them that doesn't regret that decision. It's heartbreaking to me that women were told about this "choice" at a young age when they needed true guidance from someone and now, after coming to Christ they realize what they've really done to their unborn child. Absolutely heartbreaking.

Rachel J said...

AMEN. I heard that news about the charges against the boyfriend and nearly spit out my drink. Guess Mama's the only one who can murder.