Prochoice - I BreakPoint with Charles Colson Commentary#021015 Whose Choice Is'Pro-Choice Abortion and the Violated Conscience When someone labels

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Unformatted text preview: , I BreakPoint with Charles Colson Commentary #021015 - 10/15/2002 Whose Choice Is 'Pro-Choice'? Abortion and the Violated Conscience When someone labels his position "pro-choice," whose choice does he or she mean? An article entitled "Who's Making the Choice?" in the Post-Abortion Review states, "[Hlundreds of .thousands of women undergo unwanted abortions ~ year to please someone else or because of pressure or coercion by their sexual partners, parents, social workers, counselors em loyers, or :;chool administrators." A boyfriend or parent threatens to throw her into the streets unless she foliows his or her wishes. A boss gives an empioyment ultimatum. Social or school stigma interferes with the "choice" the giri would otherwise make. According to a survey of 252 post-abortive women, more than half said they felt "forced" into the abortion by others. In one survey 70 percent of women "choosing an abortion"-so-called-say they believe abortion is immoral. They violated their own consciences because of pressure from...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course MAFT 541 taught by Professor Davidp.altopp during the Fall '10 term at Ventura College.

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Prochoice - I BreakPoint with Charles Colson Commentary#021015 Whose Choice Is'Pro-Choice Abortion and the Violated Conscience When someone labels

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