Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Food for Thought

I've long wondered why the pro-life community isn't more interested in pursuing policy initiatives that actually reduce abortion rates, rather than just constantly using the "blunt hammer" approach in insisting that abortion itself be made illegal. Here's an interesting post from The Rage Diaries:

Maybe, just maybe, abortion rates would drop if we had stronger social safety nets in place and workplaces that didn't penalize women for being mothers. I say this after looking at Russia's abortion rates for last year....

For the Russian experience, and what it might mean for us, read the whole post here.

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