Ending the Culture of Abortion Won’t Happen in The Supreme Court
Imagine a world where abortion was unthinkable.
Imagine a world where, every single time that pregnancy took place, that child was born to responsible parents who wanted to love and care for him or her.
Imagine a world where there was no sexual assault, no incest, no human trafficking, no abuse, no pedophilia, or sexual perversion.
Imagine a world where every time two adults had sex, they were fully aware and excited about the possibility of a child.
Imagine a world where medical science was so advanced that women no longer suffered during pregnancy and childbirth.
Imagine a world where everyone agreed that abortion was not necessary.
We do not live in that world.
The world we live in is not a perfect fairytale. This world is messy and nuanced and complicated. This is especially true when it comes to topics as personal as sex, pregnancy, or raising the next generation.
There is no quick-fix, permanent solution, or easy answer to the questions that are plaguing our world today.
Abortion is one of the most complicated issues that our culture is grappling with.
Like with most things, we tend to oversimplify.
On one hand, we can look at the abortion issue as the unjustified ending of an innocent life.
On the other hand, we can look at the abortion issue as exercising the right to one’s bodily autonomy.
But such oversimplification never gives us a clear answer on what is truly right for society.
Does our right to bodily autonomy give us the right to kill anyone who threatens it — including our own children?
Does our desire to “protect the lives of the innocent” extend to those who are currently suffering in our world?
When we polarize and divide ourselves between ideas, we often create more conflict than solutions.
Abortion is not the…