Tuesday, March 16, 2010

It's Not Black and White

As much as we might like it to be.


4 comments:

Emom said...

Never is.....smiles.

Sarahlynn said...

I get so frustrated by anyone trying to make complex issues too simple. Sigh.

flatflo said...

A heartbreaking decision that would be made worse if insurance coverage and therefore money were the deciding factor.

I wish all those legislators voting for Stupak and even all of their constituents urging them to would be required to watch this and other real life heartbreak stories.

Sarahlynn said...

I think a lot of people choose to avoid stories like these because it's much simpler to have a pat answer without considering exceptions.

(Because once you say that "God will decide if the babies live or die" you start getting into tricky territory. What about a baby with a heart defect? Epilepsy? We no longer think seizures can be cured by exorcisms.)

Before I read your comment I never really thought about the fact that in some states women seeking abortions are required to watch certain educational videos (or an ultrasound). And yet . . .