I faithfully follow this womans blog. This is an excellent article.
Autonomy. Sovereignty. Freedom. Choice. Personal power.
Those are words I try to live by, to live up to. All of those were taken from me, or excluded from my world as a child, but there is a war on women happening more regressive than anything I’ve known in my lifetime.
I fought for my rights, took back my power, planted my flag on my hilltop, and drew my sword. I lost ground many times, but managed to return, even when my chances looked dim.
The abortion debate angers me so much. If you are ‘pro-life’ then don’t have an abortion. I am not ‘pro-abortion’, but I am pro-choice. If a woman gets pregnant, and for whatever reason, does not want to have that child, she has more rights than that zygote growing inside her until it becomes a fetus, and able to survive on its own. Religious zealots, mostly men…
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