After posting below about the unselfishness of my father's generation, I browsed the usual blogs and came across a posting that made me seethe with anger.
Meet Dana L. Like me, Dana is in her 40's, married, has two kids, and is a lawyer. Unlike me, Dana has no compunction about killing her unborn child and blaming the President and religious people for "leaving her no choice" but to kill a baby. Because, after all, "in a sudden rush of passion, [she] failed to insert [her] diaphragm."
It was a decision I am sorry I had to make. It was awful, painful, sickening. But I feel that this administration gave me practically no choice but to have an unwanted abortion because the way it has politicized religion made it well-nigh impossible for me to get emergency contraception that would have prevented the pregnancy in the first place.
No, Dana, what would have prevented the pregnancy in the first place is a little self-restraint and common sense. Please, at your age, to say a "sudden rush of passion" made you - and your husband - forget how babies are made is embarassing and pitiful.