I have an unpopular position here. I agree with abortion very early in the pregnancy. My reasons are partially personal.
My maternal grandmother, who I never met, had kidney problems. After her fourth child, my mother, her doctors told her not to get pregnant again because it would seriously affect her health. Unfortunately, she became pregnant. Her doctors urged her to have an abortion, but she refused because she could not kill her child. This was in the late 1920s.
She carried the child to term, but she died of kidney failure within four years. My mother lost her mother when she was 16 years old. For that reason, my mother was a pro-choice Republican.
I don’t think that the government should be involved in decisions like that. BUT I also believe that the decision should be made early in the pregnancy.
When the Democrats came up with their late term abortion policies and made it into an ultimatum that it was their way or nothing, I had to say, “NO.” If it is either the Democrats’ radical abortion program or the pro- life position, given that choice I have to agree with the pro-life faction.
Killing a viable child is murder. There is not getting around it.