The Supreme Court struck down parts of a Texas law that would have made abortions harder to execute, by a 5-3 vote, on June 27.
It does not matter what the ruling says. We fight for life and not for abortion.
We are not talking about cases of pregnancy as a result of rape. We are talking about cases of pregnancy after consensual sex.
“The decision erodes states’ lawmaking authority to safeguard the health and safety of women and subjects more innocent life to being lost,” said Gov. Greg Abbott in a statement, according to CNN. “Texas’ goal is to protect innocent life, while ensuring the highest health and safety standards for women.”
The law should discourage abortion.
“These restrictions harm women’s health and place an unconstitutional obstacle in the path of a woman’s reproductive freedom,” said President Barack Obama, according to The Wall Street Journal.
People fighting for abortion, including President Obama, have been born already.
“In the USA, where nearly half of pregnancies are unintended and four in 10 of these are terminated by abortion, there are over 3,000 abortions per day,” according to worldometers.info. “Twenty-two percent of all pregnancies in the USA (excluding miscarriages) end in abortion.”
Abortion is not only about the pregnant woman. It is not only a health issue.
The life of the woman is very important, but the child’s should be considered, too.
Maybe there are extenuating circumstances that would bring someone to make the choice of abortion, but that does not change the value of a life.
This is not only a women’s right issue. This is not only about women’s health.
This is about helpless children who did not ask to be inside of someone’s uterus.
This is about children who will not even have a chance to live because someone decided it’s not the right time to be a mom.
This is about children who will not be able to play outside, swim, eat cookies or have any type of experience in this life.
This is about children who are as important as anyone else and who should have the same rights as anyone else.
Once a woman gets pregnant, there should not be a choice whether to conclude the pregnancy or to kill the baby.
“Many people are scared and just don’t realize that a baby’s heart beats in 22 days, hiccups begin 52 days, organs function eight weeks after conception — in short, that abortion kills a human,” according to lifenews.com.
There is always the choice of letting someone adopt the baby, but killing should not be a choice.
There are 36 couples waiting for every baby placed for adoption, according to lifenews.com.
The birth mothers don’t even need to raise the child. They can give the chance to a couple who has waited for years in line to become a parent.
“I believe that all young people are survivors of abortion, just like I am, because they too could have been killed under the current policy of our government, which declared us ‘non-persons’ when we were in the womb,” said Heidi Huffman, an abortion survivor, according to priestsforlife.org.
Pregnancy is not comfortable, but it brings life and should not take it away.
“Our fight is far from over,” said Hillary Clinton in a statement, according to CNN. “In Texas and across the country, a woman’s constitutional right to make her own health decisions is under attack. In the first three months of 2016, states introduced more than 400 measures restricting access to abortion.”
When did abortion start to be seen as a good thing? What is actually under attack? Is it just a woman’s constitutional right to make her own health decision? Or is it life?
Life is so precious, and it should be treated like that.
There were already more than 400 measures restricting the access to abortion. We are not the only ones fighting for life.
It doesn’t matter what the world believes or what the Supreme Court is deciding now or will decide in the future — we fight for life.