with eyes open wide
This kinda makes me sick. I just honestly don’t understand how some policies are thought to be good ideas. Are policymakers required to give a detailed description of the reasons for their decisions? If they are, they certainly aren’t made easily accessible to the public.
So abortions. The big scary topic that everyone tries to avoid, until they are put in a situation to either have their first abortion or bring up a time that they had to go through the pain. Oh and of course men are many times not at all part of the abortion decision. And who are making the policies? MEN! Stupid.
Anyway, this issue is not only a domestic one, but also carries over to international policy. “Thanks to Bush-era U.S. policy, however, any organization receiving U.S. foreign aid is banned from using that aid to provide abortions, even for rape survivors.” (extracted from linked article below)
Uhhh what?? Are you completely naïve to what happens to women, especially in African war zones, during wars? This policy makes absolutely no sense, not only on a personal level for the women, but also economically for the countries. Babies being born to women in poverty will only put more strain on the families and ultimately on the government.
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