Sunday, January 23, 2011

To Obama, it seems pregnancy = prison

So our President has taken the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade to affirm his commitment to "choice," which was supposed to prevent the type of horror that happened for years in Philadelphia. "Safe and legal," that's what it was all about, right? Yeah, that worked well in Philly.

Here's part of his statement (read the whole thing here):
On this anniversary, I hope that we will recommit ourselves more broadly to ensuring that our daughters have the same rights, the same freedoms, and the same opportunities as our sons to fulfill their dreams.
Nice. Basically, our President believes that men and women should have equal opportunity to walk away from the responsibility of the life that results from the choices they make. He seems to view unplanned pregnancies as nothing but inconveniences that rob women of their dreams. Note that he's not bothering to challenge "baby daddies" to step up and take care of their progeny. Why do that, when it's easier to walk away from your responsibility and make abortion easy to come by, presenting it as the only solution to a crisis pregnancy--or even just an "inconvenient" one.

5 comments:

scmom (Barbara) said...

Ugh. I am just sick.

Ellen said...

Well stated.

Gombojav Tribe said...

Brilliant.

Ugh.

Suzanne said...

You've got it right here. My dad was not a sit on the floor and play with me dad, he was not a sit on my knee kind of dad..he wasn't even a take me here or there kind of dad. In some ways, I needed that for sure, but AT LEAST, he was a RESPONSIBLE dad, who fulfilled what he was called to do in the way he mostly thought was right. I'd much prefer a dad like him to one who is President of the USA and supports these horrors for his children. In other words, God bless his children..they need it, as of course we all do.

Suzanne said...

sit on his knee..ha..wake me up!