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Happy Anniversary Roe V. Wade

Sorry I didn’t get you anything to mark this occasion. The Supreme Court made abortion legal forty years ago.

And groups have been fighting to rescind it for the exact same amount of time.

While the struggle to retain a woman’s right to choose and have control over her body wages on, other important policies are being chewed up and spit out.

A majority of Americans believe that this landmark decision should not be overturned. But that has not stopped a range of religious and conservative conclaves from fighting for it to be repealed.

And the battle continues unabated. The side wanting to overturn Roe V. Wade doesn’t seem concerned with the fetus one it is born and thus a baby. Children need healthcare and safe neighborhoods with good schools. Children must be afforded opportunities and not have their destinies largely fated by their zip code or race or religion. Law enforcement must treat all citizens with the same respect and deference. Children should not be in prison.

While a woman is pregnant, she must take care of her health. For millions of women, they sought services from doctors and clinics and Planned Parenthood.

3% of the services that Planned Parenthood provides are those relating to abortion. The other 97 % minister to women’s health. And their right to life.

Ironically, such clinics offer birth control and family planning that can offset the need to terminate a pregnancy. They can be allies in the mission to generate more healthy and wanted babies.

And by the way too often to be ironic, the groups opposed to allowing women to choose are made of up men.

Children are our future. But they must be provided for by both families and society. As someone once said: it takes a village to raise a child.

The addition of a baby to a family or the life of a single woman is an important decision that is affected by many factors. And that infant brings financial and other issues in stark relief.

Let the law that most Americans support, stand.

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