Tag: Essay

Essay: Let’s talk about abortion

So, I’ve been thinking a lot about what to do for my first essay on this blog: whether I want to go short and sweet or more in-depth, pick a contentious issue or try to steer away from controversy, etc.  And then this story hit my Facebook feed, looking like something I might write a horror tale about:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/undercover-video-shows-planned-parenthood-exec-discussing-organ-harvesting/2015/07/14/ae330e34-2a4d-11e5-bd33-395c05608059_story.html

Actually, what hit my Facebook feed was the much more exaggerated “Actress Patricia Heaton’s Message to MSM about Planned Parenthood Butcher, ‘Hannibal’” – but you get the idea.

So I thought:  what the hell, might as well jump in with both feet and get the shock of becoming “politically controversial” out of the way now.  No time like the present, eh?

So, abortion.  Let’s talk about it. (more…)