By Brian E Fisher
improper, says Brian Fisher in his groundbreaking publication Abortion: the final word Exploitation of Women. In it he finds long-forgotten or never-known evidence to teach that abortion is particularly a lot a man’s concern—and it’s a part of an extended and tragic development of fellows oppressing ladies. that's why the unique writer of the equivalent Rights modification, feminist Alice Paul, referred to as abortion the “ultimate exploitation of women.”
Fisher exhibits choose workforce of compassionate males led the best way within the 19th century to go legislation strengthening the criminalization of abortion—and labored with feminists of that period to take action. however it was once males, now not girls, who drove the crusade that ended in the 1973 ideal court docket ruling giving ladies an unqualified correct to finish the lives in their unborn children.
So what’s in it for males? As feminist criminal student Catharine MacKinnon observes, abortion “does no longer unencumber girls; it frees male sexual aggression.” Abortion is the final word get-out-of-jail-free card for males with non-committal intercourse lives. one other schedule is at paintings in addition. males use abortion to boost their racist, eugenic, and inhabitants keep an eye on goals and schemes, as Fisher indicates, mentioning their very own words.
If males gave us abortion, males can finish it in addition. Fisher outlines why and the way, and he urges males to absorb the duty with brave girls. He lays out a five-point plan for males to “with humility, faithfulness, and incessant perseverance, dedicate our time, assets, strength, center, and testimony to finishing abortion in the USA for the sake of ladies, males, and the family.”
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Additional info for Abortion: The Ultimate Exploitation of Women
Unlike their predecessors, feminists were recruited by men to support abortion. Abortion laws softened in 1967 as Colorado, California, and North Carolina all passed model legislation legalizing abortion for pregnancies that resulted from rape or incest, for life-threatening situations, and for pregnancies of severely handicapped children. 102 The irst state to offer unrestricted abortions was New York in 1970. Abortion was now legal there during the irst 24 weeks 60 A WOMAN’S RIGHT – MADE LEGAL BY MEN of pregnancy.
Let’s now look at how abortion allows men to carry out their grand social plans, as well as exercise their private passions, without commitment or responsibility. 48 CHAPTER 4 A WOMAN’S RIGHT – MADE LEGAL BY MEN W hile our society trumpets abortion as a woman’s right and wants to make sure men have no say in it, it is remarkable just how few women were involved in the rise and acceptance of the practice. Considering today’s social view that abortion is a right just for females, men certainly had a lot to do with making sure that right was adopted and passed into law.
Slavery met the same criteria, though today we consider slavery to be reprehensible, noting that slavery is inherently discriminatory towards slaves. And, if you think about it, abortion is equally discriminatory against a whole class of human beings—those who are small, dependent, voiceless, and in a location where we can’t see them without medical assistance. 34 OUR LAWS ARE ALWAYS RIGHT … RIGHT? is she A peRsOn OR nOt? Then there are those bizarre legal circumstances that call the legality of abortion into question altogether.
Abortion: The Ultimate Exploitation of Women by Brian E Fisher