A liberal commenter defended Obama today because he gives women a choice to abort or not. Here is my response to her: “Friend, you are seriously misinformed and misguided. Feminism has been used by the Progressives (and quite according to their long term play book) to completely undermine the family unit. The family unit has evolved for a very good reason, Friend. It is, literally, the most efficient way for a society to distribute resources & care to its young. No government can make the quick decisions with such a high level of quality as two parents can for their kids. When a society produces strong family cohesion, it flourishes for the simple fact that it is more efficient with its resources. Without a strong family unit, society has no choice but to rely on a powerful central government- in essence, SOCIALISM to care for the young. I don’t want to be a socialist. Sorry.
Feminism has nothing to do with women’s rights anymore, dear. If you really cared about women, you would want EFFECTIVE ways for a woman to actually have her babies in peace and security- not simply and myopically on her ability to throw her babies into the garbage can. If you cared about women, you would want MARRIAGE strengthened, not weakened. You would want the man to be financially & emotionally RESPONSIBLE for the children HE bears with a woman. Women don’t abort because they WISH to. They abort because the baby’s Daddy is nowhere to be found. This means she will probably be financially unable to care for her child. It also means she will never have a chance to progress in life- she is completely ‘saddled’ with a baby. She might end up on welfare. AND it is mighty lonely to raise a baby ALL. BY. YOURSELF. Those are the reasons women abort 99% of the time. Please don’t talk about rape or incest, either. And don’t bring up women’s health- because almost no one would argue on those. AND they make up only a teeny, tiny fraction of the abortions today. Barb, women like you have been misled into thinking that freedom to abort at will is the TRUE answer to women’s problems. You have also been taught to distrust and/or hate men and the way they are. You are wrong. You need to focus on what really matters for women- keeping their babies, being able to pay for their babies, and having DADDY around so that they don’t have to raise those babies all by themselves.