plan C

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"It is surely not a scientific decision," says Susan Wood, who resigned as the FDA’s Director of the Office of Women's Health in 2005 in protest to the restrictions on Plan B supported by the Bush administration. "The secretary's rationale is very similar to the one used in the previous administration to block Plan B from going over-the-counter. It is not supported by data."

-“‘Plan B’ decision puts pro-life groups, bloggers in an unfamiliar position,” article by Dan Merica, for CNN’s “Belief Blog,” Dec. 9th, 2011


“No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her own body.”

-Margaret Sanger

Submitted: December 09, 2011

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Submitted: December 09, 2011

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dear ms.

roman catholic

secretary sebilius---

are you aware of what you have done to the young

women

living within the borders of the

empire, today?

are you aware that your

delusional

christian

“ethics”

have led you to stand in front of young women the

nation over &

assert that they NOT be allowed

control of their bodies

in this supposed

“land of the free.”

 

as representatives of the empire maraud the earth

speaking on behalf of the “freedoms” that women

have here,

the drug plan b is stopped from being readily

available to

young women &

the fact that we all make mistakes

that we all have impulses from which if we are lucky

we can only learn from in

retrospect,

this is all thrown to the side.

 

rather,

mr. obama, who “was not involved in the process” of

reversing the FDA’s approval for plan b to be sold

over the counter

now marches in line

following mr. bible-beating-bush

in the attempt to gain support from pro-lifers

everywhere

by speaking of his own daughters

as if they will ever face the same struggles as other

young women

in the same way.

 

as long as believers in this country have any sway

they will beat their drums as loud as possible

in hopes that all will get in line &

pop out kids like a pez dispenser

regardless of what the financial situation might be

in which a young single mother might have to raise it

regardless of whether a father is present or not

regardless of the young woman’s own future

aspirations might have been

before she made one impulsive mistake

for which she now must abruptly halt her life

completely

for the sake of

one

more

body

on

this

overpopulated

planet.

 

it’s obvious that women need a

plan C---

they need to be able to circumvent these legal

proceedings

which aim at nothing more than stifling their ability to

gain agency in a world that is STILL

male dominated---

but as such a practice might be unsafe or harmful

they continue to suffer

oppressed within the so-called democracy

where their opinions are supposed to

matter.

 

a

choice

is not a

decision

that others make for

you.


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