By Brian E Fisher
mistaken, says Brian Fisher in his groundbreaking booklet Abortion: the last word Exploitation of Women. In it he finds long-forgotten or never-known evidence to teach that abortion is especially a lot a man’s concern—and it’s a part of a protracted and tragic development of fellows oppressing ladies. that's why the unique writer of the equivalent Rights modification, feminist Alice Paul, known as abortion the “ultimate exploitation of women.”
Fisher exhibits decide upon staff of compassionate males led the way in which within the 19th century to move legislation strengthening the criminalization of abortion—and labored with feminists of that period to take action. however it was once males, now not ladies, who drove the crusade that ended in the 1973 superb courtroom ruling giving girls an unqualified correct to finish the lives in their unborn children.
So what’s in it for males? As feminist criminal pupil Catharine MacKinnon observes, abortion “does now not release girls; it frees male sexual aggression.” Abortion is the last word get-out-of-jail-free card for males with non-committal intercourse lives. one other schedule is at paintings besides. males use abortion to develop their racist, eugenic, and inhabitants keep watch over goals and schemes, as Fisher exhibits, mentioning their very own words.
If males gave us abortion, males can finish it besides. Fisher outlines why and the way, and he urges males to soak up the duty with brave girls. He lays out a five-point plan for males to “with humility, faithfulness, and constant perseverance, devote our time, assets, strength, center, and testimony to finishing abortion in the United States for the sake of ladies, males, and the family.”
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Additional resources for Abortion: The Ultimate Exploitation of Women
Wade are legal— while completely paradoxical. And, in the worst form of discrimination, the value of the human life in the womb is determined, legally, by whoever opts to take that life. So we must, therefore, look at abortion through a different lens for two reasons. S. law regarding the status of the unborn is in conlict with itself, and just because something is legal doesn’t make it right or good. The fact that we say abortion is about women’s rights does not mean it advances gender equality.
36 Senator Kerry made a valid point. One law protects the unborn child at any stage of development from acts of violence, yet another law denies the same protection to the same child. Apparently the value and status of the child is determined by who does the act of violence—not the child itself. One law makes it clear that the unborn child is a member of the human race, while the other isn’t sure but allows for the willful termination of the life anyhow. Both Laci and Conner’s Law and Roe v. Wade are legal— while completely paradoxical.
Black women especially. ”114 Even the honorary oficers “had to be women, not only to solidify our ties to the feminists, but to rally politically uncommitted women,” Nathanson writes. ” 115 Ultimately, Shirley Chisholm, the irst black woman elected to Congress, and Dr. Lester Brimlow, president of the American Public Health Association, were tabbed to share the honorary presidency. Lader and Nathanson recruited Betty Friedan, the cofounder in 1966 of the National Organization of Women, to “join us in the [abortion] revolution,”116 and she joined the founding board of NARAL.