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The question I have about this article is why is it that the author stated the people in this area fail to use options that prevent the sperm from fertilizing the egg? This sounds like profiling and the answer should create some questions? There should be access to birth control for the people involved and the individuals should be informed about birth control? But this being the case, the author still misses the point and that is if women want more control over their bodies, they do have a choice not to have sex and if that is unacceptable than how else can they have the ultimate control over their bodies????
I would think that if women want control over their bodies than they should show that control! They have the option of birth control; self-control and whatever? I am not stating that women should not have sex or pre-marital sex; but they have the option of having complete control over their bodies and that is the issue presented!
isn't THE ARGUMENT ABOUT WOMEN HAVING CONTROL OVER THEIR BODIES AND ACTIONS? THIS IS EASY, AS EACH PERSON MAKES A CHOICE AS TO WHETHER TO HAVE SEX OR NOT AND WHEN YOU MAKE THE CHOICE, THE CHOICE BECOMES THE CONTROL YOU HAVE OVER YOUR BODY? THERE ARE OTHER ITEMS CALLED BIRTH CONTROL!
Reproductive rights start before sex, I'm so sick of women talking about abortion as a form of birth control. This is the same philosophy Asian women have in other parts of the world. Abortion IS NOT birth control. There are so many forms of contraceptives that give women real self-control over when they start their family. Perhaps funding should be given to help promote birth control instead of try and keep the status quo.
This was interesting to read. But I also wonder, what about the treatment toward Asian American women, or even women of color, who regularly utilize community health clinics? I have heard of experiences where physicians shame women even when these women are already taking preventative measures (condoms, birth control pills). I don't think it's necessarily only about "controlling yourself and your body" but it's also about how these women are being treated even when they are taking calculative steps.
This was interesting to read. But I also wonder, what about the treatment of Asian American women, or even women of color, when they are already taking preventative steps? I have heard stories from Asian American women about physicians from community health clinics shaming them even though they are already taking calculative measures such as using condoms and birth control pills. I don't think the issue is only about having control over yourself and your body (as some have previously commented about). I think the issue may also include the poor treatment, whether intentional or unintentional, by some physicians and our historical racial hierarchical system. It is obvious we are not living in a post-racial/colorblind society because of the poor treatment toward people of color, especially for women of color, still exists.
WTF is wrong with these dickheads?! We should be restricting access to vasectomies, and Viagra.... OKAY!??!
I know of a WHITE person who wanted his wife to abort based on the sex of the baby. She DIDN'T want to get an abortion and neither did he until they discovered it was a girl, when he suddenly told her to at 25 weeks pregnant get an abortion so they can have a boy first. And have a girl later.
It's not safe to the mother to get an abortion after 20 weeks and anyway, she DIDN'T want an abortion. He did for what I think of as a stupid reason.
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