Pro-choice is not the same thing as pro-abortion. Your inability to fully commit either way suggests to me that you are not pro-abortion. I am not, either. However, I am pro-making my own decisions about what medical procedures are performed on my body, and I would never wish anything else for another person. Some abortions are medically necessary, and some save women who were raped, and some women use them as birth control. And I hate that last one. But I ask myself- would I rather those women had a bunch of unwanted children instead? I was unwanted by my father. I can’t imagine being unwanted by my mother. Anyway, maybe that helps. Maybe not. It is a tough issue. One more thing, though: before ROE v WADE, women still had abortions. They just had them in back alleys, under cloak of darkness, performed by unskilled butchers with coathangers. There was no first trimester legislation, so babies were aborted far beyond that. There were no parameters. Women died, or became sterile. Making abortions safe and legal stopped those things and taking that away will bring them back.

I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up, but I know I want it to be spelled right and punctuated correctly. I guess that’s something.

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