By Brian E Fisher
flawed, says Brian Fisher in his groundbreaking booklet Abortion: the last word Exploitation of Women. In it he unearths long-forgotten or never-known proof to teach that abortion is particularly a lot a man’s concern—and it’s a part of a protracted and tragic trend of guys oppressing ladies. that's why the unique writer of the equivalent Rights modification, feminist Alice Paul, known as abortion the “ultimate exploitation of women.”
Fisher indicates pick out workforce of compassionate males led the best way within the 19th century to cross legislation strengthening the criminalization of abortion—and labored with feminists of that period to take action. however it was once males, now not ladies, who drove the crusade that resulted in the 1973 very best courtroom ruling giving ladies an unqualified correct to finish the lives in their unborn children.
So what’s in it for males? As feminist felony student Catharine MacKinnon observes, abortion “does now not unencumber girls; it frees male sexual aggression.” Abortion is the final word get-out-of-jail-free card for males with non-committal intercourse lives. one other time table is at paintings to boot. males use abortion to boost their racist, eugenic, and inhabitants regulate desires and schemes, as Fisher exhibits, bringing up their very own words.
If males gave us abortion, males can finish it in addition. Fisher outlines why and the way, and he urges males to absorb the duty with brave ladies. He lays out a five-point plan for males to “with humility, faithfulness, and incessant perseverance, dedicate our time, assets, power, middle, and testimony to finishing abortion in the USA for the sake of ladies, males, and the family.”
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In Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam, the law places severe limitations on women. Under Saudi law and custom, for example, women • are not allowed to go out without male accompaniment, • are not allowed to drive, • are not allowed to vote, and • must, in most cases, wear a head covering, a full black cloak, and a face veil when out in public. “Saudi society is based on enslavement—the enslavement of women to men and of society to the state,” Wajiha AlHuweidar, a Saudi Arabian woman and activist for women’s rights, said on Al-Hurra TV on January 13, 2008.
So we must, therefore, look at abortion through a different lens for two reasons. S. law regarding the status of the unborn is in conlict with itself, and just because something is legal doesn’t make it right or good. The fact that we say abortion is about women’s rights does not mean it advances gender equality. Just as it is vital to remind ourselves about the racial and selish reasons behind slavery, we must also peer behind the curtain to understand the rationale behind the legality of abortion.
58 The effects are altogether negative. Porn teaches men to regard women as sex objects and lowers the threshold to violence against women. ”61 Executed serial killer Ted Bundy, who murdered at least 28 women, said his sadistic behavior found its origin in his addiction to hard-core pornography. 62 I’m not saying that every man in world history has seen women as less than equal and treated them as such. There are numerous institutions and men throughout history that have worked tirelessly for equal rights for women.