Do you actually think women need to ask permission from their spouses prior to obtaining an abortion? Perhaps what you mean to say is that you are opposed to abortion and that if a spouse can stop a woman who desires an abortion, then that would be a good thing in your view.
Actually, Robert, I have a really bad habit of coming right out and saying exactly what I mean. I won’t leave you wondering.
My Daughter’s Eyes
See these blue eyes? They belong to my dreamer-girl. If you meet her in real life, it’s one of the first things you notice about her. They are piercingly blue.
My eyes are hazel.
Those are her dad’s eyes. From the recessive gene.
So here’s what I “actually think.” I don’t think the question of spousal notification is an issue of “permission.”
It’s a question of courtesy. At least. I’ll go further and call it a question of justice.
Men in America today have no rights when it comes to abortion. Even husbands. None.
Despite the fact that the living human being the pregnant woman can unilaterally choose to
kill “terminate” might have his eyes.
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Glenn Reynolds with some important points on “spousal autonomy.”
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