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Preface The abortion controversy has become one of the most divisive and irrationally contentious issues of our time, turned into a legal and political power struggle with no permanent resolution in sight. Yet it need not be. Consequences of irresponsible teenage driving, and therefore media, attention has been focused almost exclusively on the differences between pro-life and pro-choice forces, rather than on the common ground they have; and that has been even further compounded by the fact that many actively involved people on both sides have been driven to extreme positions they do not really relish, simply out of fear that not seeking more than is necessary will yield less than is acceptable.
But there is more common ground among opposing sides than is realized. And there would be even more yet if the issue were discussed and portrayed in a rational way that sought mutually agreeable solutions rather than unconditional victories, particularly solutions that are consistent with those principles in many other areas of life that involve relevantly similar moral features good samaritanism, normal privacy freedoms and limitations, definitions and consequences of negligence, responsibility limitations in non-negligent accident, etc.
Many pro-life and pro-choice advocates cannot even accurately state the other sides' position; and many people cannot even state their own position in a way they would be comfortable with after even just a few questions that get them to reflect on it.
Almost no pro-choice advocate believes that abortion should be a person's chosen first-line method of birth control or method of gender determination. Almost no pro-choice advocate believes that promiscuity or sexual irresponsibility male or female is a good thing or that either ought to be encouraged.
Almost no pro-choice advocate thinks that teen-age sex or teen-age pregnancy is a good thing. Almost no pro-choice advocate believes that abortion is or ought to be considered a casual event or that it should be undertaken without reverence and respect for the life or potential life that is being ended.
Almost none but the most zealous pro-life advocates think babies should be made to be born if that means they only suffer painfully and prolongedly until they die with nothing to somehow make up for that suffering. Almost no pro-life advocate can consistently maintain for any length of time their initial view that quantity of life is more important than quality, or, put in another way, that life under all circumstances is better than, and preferable to death under any circumstance.
They would have to disavow Patrick Henry's revered statement "Give me liberty or give me death", for example.
Almost no pro-choice advocate thinks abortion is a good thing; but many simply think it is sometimes the best of a bunch of bad options; and that it would be better if women's other options were better so that abortion would not have to be chosen.
Pro-choice advocates would prefer to see fewer abortions chosen voluntarily -- not by making abortion even less desirable due to more punishment, but by making the other alternative in regard to having and rearing one's children reasonably proportionally more desirable than it currently is.
Almost no pro-life advocate argues that it is better to force women to have babies they do not want than to help them want the babies they might have.
This booklet tries, first, to show what the worst and least relevant, least valid, of the abortion arguments from both sides are; second, to show what the real issues are, and how many of them relate to areas of settled law and accepted, or acceptably changing, public moral opinion; and third, it tries to offer some solutions that might be acceptable to, a much greater majority of Americans -- particularly with modifications that others might suggest -- than current law or any of the proposed laws I have seen yet.
The Use of Hypothetical Situations I first wrote this in the late 's, and included in it hypothetical medical "fertility-related" procedures I thought would become available which would have relevance to the abortion issue.
Some of the kinds of cases, based on medical science, have since become reality. Some of the cases I discuss are still in the range simply of theoretical possibility.
But, even though many people do not like to consider or to try to come to terms with theoretical or hypothetical situations, I discuss such cases for three reasons: And having an impartial framework now will make it easier to do that 1before decisions will be biased by vested interests and purely emotional, subjective, personal consequences; 2 they help us see aspects of conception, birth, and parental rights and responsibilities that we might otherwise tend not to notice or to take for granted; and 3 hypothetical situations can help us see a larger "picture" -- of how different elements involved in abortion relate to each other and to similar elements in other areas of life.
Further, there is nothing about considering hypotheticals that requires policy to be based on them or wedded to them. Given the, often interesting, surprising, and worthwhile, benefits from considering hypotheticals and given that what one thinks about a hypothetical situation does not necessarily commit one to have the same views about a similar, but real, situation which may also have additional elements one had not considered when just previously "thinking", I don't really understand some people's reluctance to consider hypothetical cases in order to help them better formulate and clarify their ideas.
A Note About Terminology I have tried to use as value neutral terms as possible in the main section of this booklet in describing arguments and positions for and against abortion.
I have not used terms like pro-life", "anti-life", "pro-choice", or "anti-choice", terms popular in polemical treatments which try to linguistically promote one's side while linguistically castigating the other. In cases where I use terms like "embryo", "fetus", "prospective baby", "baby", "prospective person", "individual" to refer to the subject of abortion, or "prospective parents", "parents", "prospective mother", or "mother" when I am referring to the people who conceived that subject, I am not trying to persuade or prejudice by use of language.
My arguments are intended to be spelled out, not hidden behind associated psychological connotations of words. But no one would say a pregnant woman "has a baby" or in general call a man "a father" whose wife is expecting for the first time.
At any rate, nothing should be made of my use of any of these words instead of their counterparts. I think any of them could be interchanged at any point with their psychological counterpart without affecting the validity of my comments. Where I have erred, it will not be because of connotations.
Calling the fetus a baby or the baby a fetus is not meant to imply it is either more or less important or more or less alive or any such thing. Calling it an individual or a person or a prospective individual or prospective person is not meant to imply that it is more or less important depending on what you call it.
Similarly, when I talk about "fetal life" or "death", I do not mean to imply "life" or "death" as in following birth. Nor do I now mean to imply that they are necessarily different. The use of the terms by themselves is not meant to imply something not stated. I generally use the words "terminating the fetus" instead of "killing" the fetus because I do think "killing" has particular, strong connotations, but I realize "terminating" may be too cold and dispassionate for many.
Again, nothing is meant to be hidden by my choice of words; I am only trying to stay as neutral in use of language as possible.
My specific, individual arguments are not neutral and their meanings are not hidden. The Abortion Debate Purposes of this Paper The purposes of this paper are 1 to show the weaknesses, invalidity, and irrelevancy of those arguments which have such flaws -- on both sides of the abortion issue, and 2 to show what the more important, relevant, and valid issues are in deciding the rightness or wrongness of abortion.
I give my own particular arguments about those issues, but even if I am wrong about my judgments involving them, I believe I am right that those issues are relevant for making correct judgments.Empty Shoes: The Realization of Teenage Driving Accidents - It is 2 a.m.
when Kevin picks up the phone. On the other end, a voice tells him of an accident involving his daughter, Hailey. The United Kingdom Stage Carriage Act first introduced the offense of endangering the safety of a passenger or person by 'furious driving'.
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Setting consequences for your teen’s poor driving. Teenage drivers can be scary, and I for one definitely pay attention to them when they’re on the road. You really have to be alert around teen drivers, not that that differs from any other driver.
He would lose all driving privileges for a duration of time that we saw fit and would.
the effects and consequences of underage drinking, best practices for community causing youth to make irresponsible decisions, encounter memory lapses, or process and send neural impulses more slowly. Effects and Consequences of Underage Drinking September The tricky one would be comparing the costs of the drug war.
Compare alcohol, which is a hard drug and hugely harmful, but so stupidly easy to make that banning it is handing buckets of free money to organised crime, blindness and brain damage from methanol in badly-distilled spirits, etc..
I do concur that busting people’s asses for driving while stoned is a very important social bright.