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Two unidentified sailors in Union uniforms in front of painted backdrop showing the sea and a warship. (Library of Congress)
Dude on the right is a ringer for Tom Weston-Jones (or vice versa, I suppose):
New trailer for Catching Fire.
I am RIDICULOUSLY excited for this.
Start watching at 4:30 to see this guy get his ass handed to him by Tammy Duckworth. He’s using his status as a “disabled veteran” (AKA he twisted his ankle playing football in military prep school - SERIOUSLY) to get lucrative government contracts. Rep. Duckworth, whose legs were blown off in a helicopter crash, has some thoughts about that.
Let’s remember, Jesus was a Jewish man of color, born homeless to an unwed teenager, who spent his formative years as an illegal immigrant before returning to his home country to hang out with twelve men, prostitutes, and socially untouchable tax collectors while he taught a radical social doctrine of equality, love, and forgiveness that included paying taxes, free healthcare, and the sharing of resources within a community.
There is a concept called body autonomy. Its generally considered a human right.
Bodily autonomy means a person has control over who or what uses their body, for what, and for how long.
Its why you can’t be forced to donate blood, tissue, or organs. Even if you are dead. Even if you’d save or improve 20 lives.
It’s why someone can’t touch you, have sex with you, or use your body in any way without your continuous consent.
A fetus is using someone’s body parts. Therefore under bodily autonomy, it is there by permission, not by right. It needs a persons continuous consent.
If they deny and withdraw their consent, the pregnant person has the right to remove them from that moment.
A fetus is equal in this regard because if I need someone else’s body parts to live, they can also legally deny me their use.
By saying a fetus has a right to someone’s body parts until it’s born, despite the pregnant person’s wishes, you are doing two things.
1. Granting a fetus more rights to other people’s bodies than any born person.
2. Awarding a pregnant person less rights to their body than a corpse.
- Hannah Goff