Thursday, May 15

Impotent rage

Most of the time, I try to control my urge to destroy everything in sight when I get angry. And usually, I try not to blog angry. But, fuck it. Seeing shit like "Gov. Jeb Bush to Seek Guardian for Fetus of Rape Victim" makes my blood boil.

"Given the facts of this case, it is entirely appropriate that an advocate be appointed to represent the unborn child's best interests in all decisions," Governor Bush says.

So, in addition to the guardian of the woman, there should be a guardian for the fetus. And what happens when the two guardians disagree on the best course of action? Who overrides whom? The question of abortion hasn't even been raised by the parties involved. This is just an underhanded way of "trying to set a precedent in establishing legal protection for fetuses." I understand that the woman in question isn't deemed capable of making decisions about her own body, her own health, but if people like Bush have their way, no woman would be capable of making those decisions.

I'm going to go break some shit now. Be right back.

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