Pro-abortion rhetoric is starting to sound like the antebellum defense of slavery
New York Magazine that same day boldly unfurled this title: ‚ÄúAbortion Is Morally Good.‚ÄĚ The writer, a former evangelical named Sarah Jones, contradicted old-school strategists: ‚ÄúThe assertion that nobody wants an abortion, ever, directly affirms the anti-choice narrative.‚ÄĚ Anodyne terms like ‚Äúsafe, legal, and rare‚ÄĚ are mere popguns when legislatures from Ohio to Missouri are passing heartbeat laws and outright bans. Lock and load, ladies: Stop pussyfooting around. Abortion is not a sad thing, a bad thing, or a mad thing. It‚Äôs good.
As if to second that motion, a picture of three beaming young women with a sign hand-lettered, ‚ÄúParasites don‚Äôt have rights,‚ÄĚ made the rounds on social media....
"Pro-abortion rhetoric is starting to sound like the antebelleum defense of slavery"? is a vast understatement. As evil as slavery was to my ancestors and is still prevalent today in many forms with many races and classes it is still an evil at least a level or two below mothers murdering their unborn. And to call the newly conceived "parasites" and hype and promote abortion as "good" reveals what a mind that has become shipwrecked is like. Case in point, Sarah Jones calls abortion "morally good." A former evangelical? If she ever was.