One of the most common arguments we hear—especially from feminists—in support of abortion is that it empowers women. Abortion is argued to be a good thing for women, and some might go so far as to say it is necessary for women to keep their current status in society because it empowers women to live the lives they want.
On Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th pro-lifers throughout Wisconsin will gather on sidewalks to pray and peacefully raise awareness on the dangers of the birth control pill. Fifty-four years ago, the Griswold v. Connecticut U.S. Supreme Court ruling (June 7, 1965) legalized contraception and established “privacy rights” that paved the way for the Roe v Wade ruling a few years later.The purpose of our campaign is to draw attention to the dangers of the birth control pill and the fact that it does indeed cause early chemical abortions.
Will advances in this type of editing bring about inequities because only the rich will be able to afford it? Will this be a cancer cure for all, or for only the wealthy? Will this bring about the onset of creating perfect “designer babies?” It’s a brave new world, but we need to be a part of this discussion!
It was in this moment that she looked up, saw the Pro-Life Wisconsin logo on my jacket and began sharing her story so freely. “Wow! I really love your jacket!” I thanked her for the compliment, and she continued without pause. “Isn’t it crazy what is going on in some of these states with their laws saying that you can kill a baby at the very moment they’re born and even after if the mom wants it? I just don’t understand why anyone would do that when you could just as easily put that baby up for adoption and give it life. You see, my sister and I were both adopted as babies and some of my cousins were too. “