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By Brian E Fisher
After forty years of protest and debate, we know something for definite approximately abortion: it is a women's factor. correct? mistaken, says Brian Fisher in his ground-breaking reexamination of fellows and abortion. He finds long-forgotten or never-known evidence to teach that abortion is especially a lot a man's quandary. And it is a part of an extended and tragic development of male oppression of ladies. that's why the unique writer of the equivalent Rights modification, feminist Alice Paul, referred to as abortion the 'ultimate exploitation of women.' Fisher indicates decide upon crew of compassionate males led the way in which within the nineteenth century to move legislation strengthening the criminalization of abortion and labored with feminists of that period to take action. however it used to be males, no longer girls, who drove the crusade that ended in the 1973 excellent court docket ruling giving girls an unqualified correct to finish the lives in their pre-born teenagers. So what is in it for males? As feminist felony pupil Catharine MacKinnon observes, abortion 'does no longer free up ladies; it frees male sexual aggression.' Abortion is the last word get out of prison unfastened card for males with non-committal intercourse lives. one other time table is at paintings in addition. males use abortion to boost their racist, eugenic, and inhabitants keep an eye on goals and schemes, as Fisher indicates, bringing up their very own phrases. If males gave us abortion, males can finish it to boot. Fisher outlines why and the way, and urges males to absorb the duty with brave ladies. He lays out a five-point plan for males to 'with humility, faithfulness, and constant perseverance, devote our time, assets, strength, center, and testimony to finishing abortion in the USA for the sake of ladies, males, and the family.'
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All the articles on this subject that I have read have been from men. They denounce women as alone guilty, and never include man in any plans for the remedy.... No matter what the motive, love or ease, or a desire to save from suffering the unborn innocent, the woman is awfully guilty who commits the deed, but, oh! 71 Years later, feminists still understood that abortion demeaned and degraded women. Celebrated feminist Alice Paul, who drafted the Equal Rights Amendment in 1923, opposed abortion.
Then there are those bizarre legal circumstances that call the legality of abortion into question altogether. On April 13, 2003, the body of a late-term male fetus washed up on the shore of San Francisco Bay. One day later, the partial body of his mother washed up a mile or so away. Though the exact cause of death was never determined, it was concluded that the mother, Laci Peterson, was murdered by her husband, Scott. Scott was charged and convicted of first-degree murder in the death of his wife.
And, in the worst form of discrimination, the value of the human life in the womb is determined, legally, by whoever opts to take that life. So we must, therefore, look at abortion through a different lens for two reasons. S. law regarding the status of the unborn is in conflict with itself, and just because something is legal doesn舗t make it right or good. The fact that we say abortion is about women舗s rights does not mean it advances gender equality. Just as it is vital to remind ourselves about the racial and selfish reasons behind slavery, we must also peer behind the curtain to understand the rationale behind the legality of abortion.
Abortion: The Ultimate Exploitation of Women by Brian E Fisher