Friday, October 28, 2011

Prop 26

In two weeks, the State of Mississippi is trying to send women back to the dark ages.  There is a ballot initiative called Proposition 26, better known to the people of Mississippi, the Personhood Amendment.  Do you know what they are trying to do??  Makes my head completely explode.  This amendment would give the same rights to a fertilized egg as it does to you and me.  Really?  No, really?  That means, not only if you get pregnant from the result of rape or have been a victim of incest, you can't get an abortion.  Okay, that's not new news for proponents of life but if you use an IUD, IVF, morning after pills, you can't abort.  Really??  These methods of science for women and couples can't be used?  That means if you are an infertile couple seeking the help of a fertility doctor and you are lucky enough to have the embryos implanted take, you have to have all the babies???  OR you are lucky enough to go through an IVF cycle and get 20 viable embryos. Can't get rid of them under this new law.  You have to have all 20 embryos implanted?  Come on, what the hell is the world coming to?  Why are people thrusting their beliefs on all?  I can't stand this.  If I respect your right to believe that life begins at conception/fertilization, why can't you respect my belief that it doesn't begin until the fetus can breathe on its own.  I believe that life is breath so if you can't breathe independently of machines and science....Don't argue with me, it's my belief.  Period. End of story. 

It isn't.  It never ends. The crazy people want to tell all of us how to live, feel, and believe.  I touched on this abortion topic a few days ago and then I started reading about this Prop 26.  Are you kidding me?  It is so over the top. Incomprehensible.  If the people of Mississippi vote to pass this law, then my tax dollars can't be used to help the unwanted babies, the back alley abortions, and the medical expenses for the women that will be effected.  The men of Mississippi need to stay home and care for all the babies that nobody wants.  They have to pay for the care, education, and the health costs.  If this law passes, then every person who voted for it, should have DNR tattooed on their foreheads.  That way we don't have to keep their lives extended by any medical means available. My brain is really gurgling and bubbling over this latest attempt to send women back to the 1920's.  Please, people, if you know anyone that votes in Mississippi, talk to them. Implore them to take the time to vote and vote this outrageous amendment down. 

Sidebar:  Can't believe that I missed the most exciting and exhausting 6th game of the World Series.  I thought the Cards were out of it at the end of the 8th and fell asleep, only to wake up to the most talked about 9th inning and then 10th, and 11th!  The Cardinals pulled out a win to force tonight's Game 7.  How completely deflating for the Rangers.  Had it in the bag and then....GO CARDINALS!  

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1 comment:

  1. We ought to let Mississippi leave the union. What have they ever produced other than Miss America winners?