Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Choices

So, the President of the United States is the commencement speaker at Notre Dame University. And in South Bend, abortion protesters are out in full force. They have permits to put up posters of aborted fetuses and everything. I have issues with this. For a few key reasons.

1. Do you know how hard these kids have worked to reach this day?! They're graduating from The University of Notre Dame!! That is a whole lot of hard work coming to fruition right there. This is one of those key days in a life. And these protesters are going to try and make something that has absolutely nothing to do with them all about them. Really? You have nothing else to do with your lives than try to ruin the achievements of others by forcing your beliefs on them?

2. Um, get over yourselves! I find the whole "abortion debate" pointless. I simply do not understand how anyone can think that they have the right to tell anyone else what they can or cannot do with their own self. If it does not affect you personally, then it is none of your business. Period. If everyone would just take care of themselves - go about your own life, be what you consider to be a good person, make choices that are what you consider to be right - the world would be a much nicer place. So what if someone else that you do not know and will never meet makes a choice that you disagree with! Let them! It has nothing to do with you! It's not your job to rule the world! You are not the boss of anyone!

As a general rule, I don't like to force my beliefs on others. I believe in animal rights, but I'm not going to throw paint on you if you choose to wear fur. I may not like you, but that's okay. You have the right to make the choices you see fit for yourself. You aren't hurting me. And I believe in a woman's right to choose. That doesn't mean I, personally, would choose to have an abortion. But who am I to tell others that they can't just because I wouldn't? I also would never wear a tube top, but that doesn't give me the right to stop anyone else from wearing one. It is your God-given right to look as foolish as you want!

If I may quote the legendary Salt n' Pepa, "There's only one true judge and that's God. So chill and let my Father to His job."

Can I get an Amen.

3 comments:

mommy boo of two said...

Amen! I agree 110% with you. I know I have made choices that other people don't agree with (especially in regards to parenting) but, it's what works for me and my family. So back off! Great post, sis.

If I were to go there it would be to, hopefully, sneak a peek of our good looking President ;)

Bacardi Mama said...

Amen sista!

ShowSomeLovin said...

yeah i mean do you want to be right or do the right thing? what's more important to you? :)

awesome quote by the way - definately made me laugh out loud!