It’s Re-think Time

It’s Re-think Time

Abortion on the grounds of gender or disability really worries me. Tendencias de los años 90 Bolsos de moda That’s why I’m #notblinkered, I support Life.

Most people don’t think abortion is a man’s issue, let alone a gay man’s issue. Yeezy Boost 750 Acheter But abortion touches all of us. Mode Moda Acheter Yeezy Boost 350 Even if you haven’t been personally affected by it, I don’t think anyone can afford to turn a blind eye to certain truths any longer. Tendances de la mode Polo Ralph Lauren Paris We have to think about whether we want to live in a society which would rather abort disabled people, rather than support them, their families and their carers adequately. Tendances hommes And are we really going to tolerate the abortion of children because they are the ‘wrong’ gender? Too often now, when a woman discovers she’s carrying a child with disabilities, abortion is presented to her as the ‘responsible’ option, and that to carry her child to term is subjecting the baby, quite literally, to a fate worse than death. Adidas Ultra Boost France That can’t be right. T Shirt Ralph Lauren Pas Cher Calvin Klein Underwear Baratos Surely the response is to ensure that there is enough support for the parents of disabled children – financially, practically and emotionally – so they don’t have to make that choice. Acheter Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 I can’t imagine life without my brother, who by current standards, probably wouldn’t have made it through the abortion trap we have today. We’re lucky in that we have the resources to be able to support him in the way he needs, but what if that wasn’t the case? People are only as disabled as their environment makes them – so it’s their environment we should be working on, not eliminating them because they’re too much trouble. What kind of message does that send to born disabled people? As science gets closer to isolating a gene for this and a gene for that, it’s perfectly possible that they’ll soon find the infamous ‘gay gene’. As a gay man I’d welcome this in some ways (finally, proof that being gay is as much a part of me as the colour of my eyes), but who knows how long it would be before unborn babies with the gay gene suffer the same fate as many of those with disabilities? You see, abortion really does affect all of us. Tendances hommes Tips y tendencias I really didn’t think this issue would affect me but the more I think about it, I realise it’s fundamentally important and about how we treat difference. Calvin Klein Tanga The cheapest, quickest option isn’t always the best – if we’d taken that route I wouldn’t have my brother.

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