"If hate were people, I'd be China."

- Phil Berquist
I Don't Get It

I don't get it. I just don't get it. I haven't investigated all the ins and outs of abortion policy but as I understand it, the most recent legislation that was blocked sought to, among other things, ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy in Texas.

I believe abortion at any stage is the taking of a life. Is that not what an abortion is? There is a life that needs to be ended for an abortion to be deemed successful, yes? It's not simply a removal... it's a cessation of life. That's why Kermit Gosnell ensured "fetal demise" (killed live-born babies) in his clinic. Because the mothers chose abortion and he wanted to complete the procedure that was chosen.

Regardless, to focus (more so) on the recent legislation, how could anyone ever disregard the life of a 20 week or older fetus? It blows my mind and sickens my heart. I recently went to an ultrasound reading with my pregnant wife. Here is an image from the visit:

Baby Wilson

This image was taken at 13 weeks... 13 WEEKS.

My baby has a face, a nose, arms and legs. Baby Wilson is a person. Baby Wilson is alive. How could anyone, let alone the president of the United States, celebrate the blocking of legislation that would protect a life well after this stage of pregnancy?

I cannot wrap my mind around this thinking. Fighting for the "right" to choose? What is the choice, exactly? Can it be denied that the choice is to end a life?

Is that the logic in the argument? That women should have the right to choose what happens to their bodies? Surely abortion proponents realize that the fetus is a BODY inside of a pregnant lady's body. I feel like I'm taking crazy pills and missing the point.

Pregnant ladies can't even ride roller coasters. Whose body is being protected by that policy? Where are the protests on that attack on choice?

We're worshiping ourselves. It's a scary day when each person is their own authority.

That's the self-exalting attitude that roused protesters to disrupt lawmakers in Austin. It's the same self-exalting attitude that celebrates the freedom to end the life of the unborn. And our nation is reveling in and rabidly fighting for it.

And I just don't get it.

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Comments on "I Don't Get It":
1. Emily - 06/27/2013 11:35 am CDT

Everyone, thanks to science, has to acknowledge that it is taking a life. Since this is pretty well-known, the issue now is whose life do we value more - the mother's or the baby's? It's disguised now as freedom to live our lives. But in doing so, we ignore all the laws we have that limit our freedoms when others are at danger. (like driving as fast as you want...you don't have the freedom to do that) Anyway - if it's convenient for me, that's all that matters. I don't get how pro-abortionists don't see that that's the underlying issue.

Or maybe they do and it's just not convenient?

2. Molly - 06/28/2013 10:33 am CDT

It's a scary day when each person is their own authority.

Exactly. Like Romans 3... "Their feet are swift to shed blood; in their paths are ruin and misery, and the way of peace they have not known. There is no fear of God before their eyes."

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