And we will not let some crusty ass old white men in government try to tell us otherwise.
Would you listen to women then?
Dr. Mildred Jefferson
The fight for the right to life is not the cause of a special few, but the cause of every man, woman and child who cares not only about his or her own family, but the whole family of man.
Dr. Alveda King
I simply cannot vote for Senator Obama because he’s not pro-life.
Kay Bailey Hutchison
Well, I think that it’s clear that the Republican Party is a pro-life party. And we do value life. And we do believe that the unborn have a right to life.
I’ve always been pro-life from conception to natural death. It’s important for the Republican nominee to maintain what we stand for. We are the party that stands for all of life, whether it’s convenient or inconvenient, whether it’s perfect or imperfect.
Or how about black men?
Dr. Ben Carson
The thought of abortion for the sake of convenience does not appeal to me. Many of us turn a blind eye to the wanton slaughter of millions of helpless human babies
Thomas Jefferson said you have an inalienable right that comes from your creator. First and foremost is life. And that’s what we stand here — that’s what I stand here for. This fight shall not end until we protect our unborn.
Or how about an entire country who’s majority isn’t “crusty ass old white men in government” that is split 47-46 on the abortion debate?
There’s even an entire section of feminism entitled Feminists for Life…
And hey, while we’re at it why don’t we get some Tumblr women in on this too…. Ladies?
(I noticed this late, sorry!)
But, no I’m not pro-life to go against bodily autonomy or to reinforce the beliefs of “white males” and their influence over me. I’m pro-life because, I feel the lives of all humans are equal, and that no one should have the right to end the life of another before they’ve even had a chance to live.
I am not, nor will I ever self-identify as a feminist because, I support traditional male and female roles in the household, but that has no bearing over the reason I’m pro-life. I’m pro-life, because I believe that no matter the circumstance, life is better than no life at all, that women are strong enough to overcome what life throws at them, that there are enough avenues beyond abortion that women can utilize to allow their child to live and still succeed in their own right.
I also stand as a pro-life woman as a baby who was born (along with my twin brother) a few weeks after the legal age to abort a baby in some states. My parents told me stories about children who were born right on the line and younger at that time as well, who survived and were no doubt viable in spite of their initial struggle to live.
Hispanic pro-life feminist here! You can check out my “Why I’m pro-life” button on my blog for some good pro-woman, pro-life material. :)
Try as they might to erase us, I can assure you we’re not going anywhere. Everyone has the ability to recognize and respect the value of all human life.
Young (21) woman. Pro-life. This movement is SO much more than old white men, who by the way are allowed to have a say in this issue, as well as anyone else. This is about defending the lives of the innocent and voiceless.