|ince when is the opposite of Pro-Choice "Pro-Life"? Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't the opposite of Pro-Choice "ANTI"-Choice?|
Such is the underhanded misnomered word game
the extremist villagers who call themselves the American Republican Party have played since the landmark decision Roe v. Wade made abortion legal in the United States in 1973. And everyone else has played right into their hands! You see, when you call yourself Pro-Life you imply any contrary stance is Pro-DEATH.
Are you Pro-Death? Is ANYONE Pro-Death? Even murderers and suiciders and people who have abortions are not Pro-Death. There's no such thing. Living cells (of which we are made up of nothing but - correct sentiment even if incorrect grammar) autonomously abhor the condition of anti-life. Living cells only seek to propagate themselves, to continue their genetic code and blah blah science, etc. but this is not the forum for me to explain gene replication (for that, meet me for a beer and Scotch egg at The Robin Hood). Even though I've lost my Republican readers with the satanic word 'science' I shall push forward...
We are ALL Pro-Life. Pro-Life is the condition of the human species, and every single species that has ever existed on Earth. For the very fact we are alive, we can't BE any more Pro.
The correct term for a party that wants to deny choice
is, of course, ANTI-CHOICE. When they call themselves Pro-Life, they might as well be calling themselves 'living organisms' as that is the only stance of living organisms. We know you're living organisms, but do you grant other living organisms that share your species line the dignity to choose for themselves how to address their pregnancies? Are you CHOICE or ANTI-CHOICE? And if Anti-Choice, which essentially means you want the government to intrude upon people's decisions to birth or abort, are you really that blind to your hypocrisy when you call for "smaller government" in the same breath?
I'm not here to argue the morality of Pro-Choice or the venality of Anti-Choice - I'm just sick to death of duplicitous scum calling themselves something so generic as Pro-Life and implying everyone else is therefore a crazy-eyed killer of children.
For brevity and educational purposes - consult the chart below.
The Dunmore Pro-Life Chart
Roe v. Wade
Read about what caused all the fuss.
Whether you consider yourself moral, Democratic, Republican or pregnant, there's no denying the grammar behind "choice" and its opposite.