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Jeremy Garner

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Pro-LIfe or Pro-Choice what about Pro-Education

Recently a Politician (lol ummm on a seperate note i looked up Politic in the dictionary and found that poli is a greek word meaning many and tick which is a blood-sucking organism interesting to say the least) made comments that enraged quite a bit of people on the topic that women had some sort of mechanism or something IDk. Anyways my topic is how can we better educate people on responsible sexual practices on the results of sex. And here in the USA how can we better illustrate that what we do to rapist... Which is take them away from everything they love put them in a cell strip them of there freedoms and label them as a rapist for the rest of their life... Also can we start teaching young women self-defense classes from earlier on so that they at least have a vague knowledge of ways to defend themselves from rapists as well as responsible ways to have sex... I am neither pro-choice nor pro life... I am pro-education


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    Aug 23 2012: The is one big issue with your suggestion.
    Most are raped by someone they know - meaning husband, family member, friend, friend of a friend.
    And in many cases it is not the only violent action - could be ongoing domestic violence or a threat to kill the victim or someone close to her.
    In all these cases self defence would be useless.

    The education should be on how to be strong and contact someone, if you feel threatened or exposed to violent behaviour. And for the men, that porn is not sex and have nothing to do with a relationship.

    Another extremely educational topic would be equality - so men don't think they are allowed to rape, or that women once they have said yes, have agreed to anything, anytime. Most of the comment I read from the US regarding the definition of rape/abortion caused by the rape and similar topics, lack that understanding.

    The education should be about that every person (capable of life outside the womb) has a right to decide over their own body. No one is allowed to mutilate or in other ways harm someone else body (or mind). And there are no exceptions.

    In most of northern Europe we don't use the terms "pro-life" or "pro-choice". It does not make any sense to use them - an abortion is only legal when the embryo is so small, that it is missing the ability to be alive. It would not live outside the womb, even with help, and it therefore not a person. It is a medical definition based on the possibility to live.
    Not being "pro-choice" would legally mean, that someone else can decide over your body, i.e. organ donation. It would not be legal to be against-choice, as all individuals have a right to their own body.

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