The Spark

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.” — Karl Marx

The only person who can choose is the woman herself

Nov 22, 2004

Today, there is a minority of the population in this country which stridently opposes the right to abortion. Every poll continues to show that over two-thirds of the population think that woman should have access to abortion if they choose it. And yet, this small, but very vocal and well-funded moralizing minority would impose their own reactionary ideas about abortion, birth control and other aspects of a woman's sexual life on the whole population.

Like reactionaries everywhere, they think that their god has given them a right to dictate to the rest of the population.

Well, they are responsible for tragedies like the one just lived through by these two teens, just as they are responsible for the deaths of many women.