One of those is American writer, socially conservative commentator and co-founder of the National Organization for Marriage Margaret Gallagher Srivastav, better known under the name Maggie Gallagher. Maggie Gallagher is an opponent of gay marriage and of the belief that “sex makes babies, society needs babies, children need mothers and fathers. ” Gallagher’s focus, as you can see from the previous quote, is the children. She fears that redefining marriage to include same-sex marriage may cause damage to the values of having both a mother and a father. Gallagher is against legalization of gay marriages, in order to achieve the greater good.
In 1972 the ERA was sent to the states to be ratified but the amendment fell two states short and was therefore not included in the constitution. In this article, many scholars argue that the ERA is needed to increase the standard of law that is now used to settle sex discrimination cases. They also believe it would help women that believe they are being denied equal rights. These assumptions
If a person takes the time to conduct a bit of research, they will realize that not all of the information published by the media, or said by biased politicians, is legitimate. Because of this thread, a person's judgment can certainly become clouded with fallacious ideas. Planned Parenthood is not a corrupt organization; in fact, it has become, "America's most trusted reproductive health care provider" (plannedparenthood.org). From the woman whose fertility was saved through the detection of tumors in her ovaries to the uninsured woman diagnosed with PCOS and endometriosis, these are the stories that need to be shared. (istandwithpp.org).
If life was not started at conception in these cases and scientifically the unborn child could not be having any thoughts or actions running through the brain the argument would be stronger to persuade the anti-abortion side. Personally, taking away an unborn living thinking fetus’s rights just because we cannot hear them or see them physically does not seem justified. In case eight I do not see how women can just say “well it is nice of me to share my body so I will or I will not because I don’t have to,” when they have a person breathing and thinking inside of them that could be the next inventor or great doctor of the world. For Thompson to be more persuasive to the opposing side she should try discounting life at conception and arguing how the fetus can not have thoughts, therefore it cannot have desires or rights because the unborn person is 100% reliant on its mother and therefore her right has to superior to the unborn child because this fetus cannot perform one single task without the help of its
Background There are ongoing debates about abortion and they are very interesting because people come up with different worldviews. For Instance the Christian worldview abortion is forbidden, because it is against the commandments of God. In the postmodern worldview laws which are against or not supporting abortion are not acceptable. People who are against abortion are protecting lives of the unborn babies and the Christian worldview. Those who are for the idea of abortion are protecting women rights to choose and the postmodern worldview.
Motherhood who needs it? Is it women, men, society or everyone in general who needs motherhood? In “Motherhood: who needs it?” Betsy Rollin argues that people are having children for all the wrong reasons. Instead of having them because they want to they have them because they feel that it is expected upon them as a woman. Rollins does not agree with this and argues that the “Motherhood Myth” is to blame for this.
Obama’s speech challenges relativism in a few different ways. What I took from it is, even though it may be history and past it is not okay for women to go through genital mutilation. He says “they have no place in the 21st century.” In other words, in no way is it okay for that to continue to happen. He also says “just because something is a tradition doesn’t make it right.” Which was one of my favorite parts because it was very bold for President Obama to say. This challenges the thought of all opinions being equally correct or all practices are equally correct.
Through research I was attempting to find evidence towards the freedom of speech, but the freedom of religion is at the forefront of the articles. Especially the current media storm surrounding Hobby Lobby and the defiance in offering affordable care act to employees because the insurance provides abortions. Hobby Lobby contended their freedom of religion clause was being threatened due to the religious companies zero tolerance on abortion (Colombo, 2013). The first amendment act is so tricky and there are so many factors intertwining the issue. My personal opinion prevailing, I do not think corporations should have the same first amendment rights as individuals.
Those who are against women who feed in public argue that it is indecent exposure. An anonymous user on debate.org voted no when the question “should women breastfeed in public was brought up. “I agree that breastfeeding is natural, however it is indecent exposure. A woman walking around with an exposed chest is not something parents want their children to be exposed to, placing a baby in the equation does not change the fact that the woman is still exposing herself to the public” (debate.org). This would be a great point in the argument, if the government did not exempt breastfeeding women from this law.
Also professional business could risk government sanctions because they don?t treat gays and straight couples the same because they believe it is wrong. The reason of marriage is to procreate and expand the population and with gay marriage you just can?t do that. Today I have tried to persuade you why I think gay marriage shouldn?t be allowed. Allowing it just wouldn?t set a good example for the next generation, why leave our kids with a mess we could fix for them. Work Cited Huckabee, Mike.
The reconciliation bill, which will end taxpayer dollars going into Planned Parenthood, is a large step for pro-lifers. This bill will also “…repeal major components of Obamacare, which also help subsidize abortion” (Freiburger). However, the other position is in favor of taxpayer dollars going to Planned Parenthood. Obama dismissed the reconciliation bill, saying it was “refighting (an) old political battle” (Freiburger). Regarding the video leaked online about Planned Parenthood, they said that they do not use tissue without legal consent and are ‘very, very sensitive’ about being perceived as illegally profiting from organ sales and charges only for the cost…of shipping the tissue” (Somashekhar &
In a pro-choice case, the mother’s intention is to not solely get pregnant and abort a growing fetus. It is not morally acceptable with aborting a twenty eight week old fetus in her eyes by means of basically dissecting it to pull it out of the womb. However, the mother of the child does not wish for this, but the mother may simply have an ethical view that her rights are of greater importance than that of a fetus. Therefore, this case of foreseeing someone’s death by a means of indirect killing is morally permissible while a case in which a means of direct killing is not permissible. I propose the bases of my claims to be that there is no exact specific distinction whether ones intentions are morally permissible solely by the individual’s actions on the case in thus, will alter with the given morality that a fetus does or does not have a right to human