One of the most common arguments used by ‘pro-lifers’ in the heated and controversial abortion debate is that ‘life begins at conception.’ While scientists and policymakers disagree on how to define the ‘beginning of life,’ the most pressing issue is that individuals believe they have the right to tell others what to do with their bodies without caring about the consequences. Seriously, we’ll talk about hearing out pro-lifers when we see them adopting some of the impoverished children they so badly wanted to be born.
This concept of people pretending to be pro-life but really simply being pro-childbirth and dominance-over-female-bodies is at the heart of a viral Twitter debate by Patrick S. Tomlinson, author of The Ark Trilogy. Tomlinson raises a simple question in a series of nine tweets that will leave any pro-lifer scrambling for a reasonable response.
Scroll down to read what he said, and let us know in the comments whether you agree with his viewpoint.
Patrick S. Tomlinson (The Ark Trilogy) is an author who just demolished a crucial anti-abortion argument.
Tomlinson addresses one basic question in a series of nine brilliant tweets:
Of course, he was questioned, which resulted in a few heated exchanges.
Others, on the other hand, were entirely supportive of his message.