Not A Clue
by James Glaser
I don't know if abortion is right or wrong and neither do any other men. No man has any idea of what it is to be pregnant nor can they understand the trauma caused by a abortion or having a baby that the woman does not want. No man can understand what it is like to go to term with a baby when your life is in danger from the pregnancy.
Lets face it, only a woman can understand what it is like to have a baby come out of her or what it is like to have that umbilical cord cut. Really men have no idea what postpartum blues are or what it is like to feel a baby moving around inside you.
As I said before, I have no real idea if abortion is right or wrong, as being a man I am not able to make that judgment. I can say this, I think it is wrong for a man to be the head of a pro or con abortion group. I can also say that it is real arrogance for a man to take a leadership role in a abortion rights or antiabortion group, when there is no possibility that he can have any real knowledge on the subject.
Many times men are called on to vote on abortion issues in state legislatures. They should abstain for the reason above, but no, they vote up or down, not on knowledge of the subject, but a need to please which ever camp they belong to.
Women, yes you women should be up in arms no matter how you look on this subject, because you are the only experts with experience. For you women to let a man lead your movement really tells the world that you don't think women are capable of making a decision about their own bodies and that someone who has not a clue about what is going on is your best choice.
That is right, I haven't a clue when it comes to abortion or pregnancy and I would be very suspect of any man that said that he did. I don't have the body for it and neither do other men, it is totally out of our realm of experiences.
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