men's rights in abortion?

Bob bobx23456 at hotmail.com
Thu Nov 28 12:27:35 EST 2002


rmj wrote:

> wf3h at ptnospam.com wrote:
> 
> 
>>On Wed, 27 Nov 2002 20:20:39 -0700, Bob <bobx23456 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>>michael at thelastchurch.borg wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>>"Brian Brett" <bbrett at gonzaga.edu> wrote in message
>>>>>news:3DD18D2E.7C3099F1 at gonzaga.edu...
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>As a man I was wondering how much right we have to help decide whether
>>>>>>a women should have an abortion or not?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>The time to decide whether a woman should have your baby is before sex
>>>>
>>>>If you don't do it then you have no rights.
>>>>
>>>
>>>Yep.  Women get all the rights.  Men get the obligations.  Its
>>>totally sexist.
>>>
>>>
>>when men can get pregnant, they'll have the same rights.
>>
> 
> A woman gets pregnant and the father has no options; he will likely pay 
> child support for eighteen years. That he was unwilling to be a father is 
> not considered.
> 
> A woman gets pregnant she has rights and no responsibilities:
>   she can have an abortion;
>   she can have the child and put it up for adoption--and have no financial 
> obligation toward the child;
>   she can abandon the child at a hospital--and have no financial obligation;
>   she can keep the child and raise it herself;
>   she can keep the child and sue the father for child support.



It's really a political decision.   Other cultures have made 
other political decisions.   Our culture is heavily biased toward 
women so women get all the "rights."  It doesn't have to be so.

Bob






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