Violence has lately been a huge issue lately in political arenas as the G.O.P. and Democrats fight over the benefits of Planned Parenthood. In Indiana, the G.O.P. is attempting to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood all together (http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2011/04/19/Indiana-measure-targets-Planned-Parenthood/UPI-92391303236407/).
For those who don't know what Planned Parenthood is, according to its site, it is "a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide." Its basic offers But its main services can be summarized in the categories of abortion, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases, general health care, and education. What is igniting debate all over is the fact that the G.O.P. views Planned Parenthood as an abortion machine.
Let's hear what Scarlett Johnansson has to say about it.
Michele Bachman, a conservative Minnesota Republic Congresswoman, has gone on to say that Planned Parenthood is the "LensCrafters of big abortion." Wow.
So is abortion violence or murder? For some, it definitely depends on the timing and pregnancy cycle of the actual abortion and what constitutes "life." Is all abortion thoughtless and disgusting murder of unborn babies? Or does it even matter, because women need to be given a choice to live their lives?
Read more about the ongoing political debate at http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/20/us/20iht-letter20.html?_r=1&src=ISMR_HP_LO_MST_FB