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Wed May 15, 2019, 10:38 AM

I Say Let Them Have Their Abortion Ban [View all]

I'm willing to give the religious wackos the abortion ban they so desperately crave. But here's what we're going to require in exchange.

First, in order to pass the law that bans abortions, we're going to do things a little bit differently. The vote will be out in the open. Everyone in favor of the abortion ban will put his/her name on a list. Then we go to the list and count up the names on the "Yes" side and compare them to the names on the "No" side, and the majority wins. Here's the kicker, though. For every unwanted child born in that State after the ban goes into effect, we'll go to the list, and one of the names on that list will be randomly selected to be the adoptive parent of each child.

Second, we're going to use the figures anti-choice advocates use for the number of children aborted per year in this country, calculate the average cost of raising a child from pre-birth through the age of 18, and then we're going to increase spending on social programs that benefit the parents of those children (in order to feed, clothe, educate, and care for those children) by that amount. And THEN, we're going to go back to that list we talked about above, and those folks will have their taxes raised accordingly in order to offset those spending increases.

That's all we want in return. And I'm sure you'll all be willing to give us that, right? Because you're all members of the "Party of Personal Responsibility," right? Well, it's time for you to take personal responsibility for your choices, AND your vote, on this matter. That's not too much to ask for in exchange for all those precious, precious babies to be born, is it? I mean, if you're going to ask OTHER PEOPLE to make sacrifices you wouldn't make YOURSELF, you'd just be a hypocrite, wouldn't you? So here it is. A law that gives you what you want while ALSO allowing you to take personal responsibility for your choice. Best of both worlds, right? Right?

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