Hello and welcome. I'm about to wade into this topic because it is near to my heart, and because I'm seeing a lot of aggression towards business owners who have moral or religious beliefs that prevent them from maintaining their integrity and providing birth control to their employees. I think it's really difficult for those … Continue reading Why I Can’t Back Employer-Provided Birth Control Mandates
Let's begin by going back to a time when I was in high school, and went to see my doctor about my severe menstrual cycles. I was not sexually active, and yet the only solution my doctor gave me was to put me on The Pill. Zip bam boom, prescription written, filled, and pills in … Continue reading I Am Pro-Life. I Used To Take The Pill. Here’s Why I Stopped.
Dear Mary, From the moment of your conception, you were genetically distinct from me, your momma. You were not an extension of my own body, but were your own self. From the moment of your conception, I had an obligation to respect your body, just as I respect mine. I had an obligation to provide … Continue reading A Letter to My Infant Daughter
I remember in high school, while taking a Public Speaking class, we were asked to write and give a persuasive speech. Another student in my class chose to speak on being Pro-Choice, and I chose to speak on being Pro-Life. We both were able to civilly engage our class in presenting our arguments, and were … Continue reading Some Thoughts On Life, and One’s Right To It