20 Dec '11, 7am

Salvation Army -- "Pro-Abortion?" | Care2 Causes

Salvation Army -- "Pro-Abortion?" | Care2 Causes

As a reproductive health writer, there are few terms I hate as much as “pro-abortion.” Like most people who advocate for a woman’s right to chose when to carry a pregnancy to term, I firmly believe that abortion should be an available, accessible option for those who for any reason have an unwanted pregnancy. I also believe that it would be better to prevent pregnancy in the first place. Ask a woman who terminated a pregnancy if she would have rather have just not gotten pregnant in the first place, and odds are, she’ll say yes. Yet “pro-abortion” is an accusation that has been bandied about often by anti-choice advocates, and much more so as they change the definition of being pro-life to their own suiting. In the last few years I’ve watched as those who oppose abortion have raised the bar higher and higher as to what constitutes pro-life, and it’s becoming a litmus test ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/salvation-army-pro-abortion.html

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