Category Archives: reproductive choice

if you need it, do you have Plan B?

https://i1.wp.com/www.albany.edu/cpsp/sites/p-q/p-q8.jpgWhat’s the most effective way to prevent abortion? Anyone, speak right up.

That’s right: Don’t have sex.

And, is it realistic to suppose that human beings, young and old, married and not, with or without reliable birth control available, will make sensible sexual decisions 100% of the time?

You, in the back: Yes, you’re correct. People have potentially pregnancy-causing sex all the time, despite knowing better. What’s up with that? Are they stupid?

No, just human, with human sex drives. Fortunately, if the condom breaks, or you’re forced into a sex act, or you’re just plain stupid in the heat of the moment, there’s an easy, efficient way to prevent an unwanted pregnancy and thus prevent an abortion: Plan B.

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am I pro-choice? damn straight.

https://i1.wp.com/www.bushvchoice.com/images/big_button_2007.jpgI’m reminded by Sex in the Public Square that today is “Blog for Choice” Day, a movement developed by Bush v. Choice (“the pro-choice anti-Bush action center”) and NARAL Pro-Choice America.

You can read Sex in the Public Square’s column and get a beautifully written explanation that mirrors my own opinions on the subject. I’ll go over them in brief in a moment, but first I want to make the following perfectly clear:

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