There is nothing more annoying to me than when a woman uses the phrase, “It’s my body and my right to choose.” It’s as though dragging out that old bromide is the absolute, indisputable debate clincher and there is no response possible once it has been uttered.
If you don’t think about it very deeply, that phrase could be something that is part of the mantra and foundation of libertarianism. It would appear to be something that we should endorse, living in a country which was founded with the proclamation that we have the right to “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness”.
Nothing could be further from the truth.
In entering into one of these conversations, I always ask the individual whether this is a right that inures only to women or do men get to play on that same level playing field? Since it would be very un-PC…
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