Of all the abominations against women, forcing them to bear a child against their will is one of the most life-changing cruelties.
It’s certainly life changing. Possibly even life saving or life creating dependent upon your view of the vivacity of the foetus. But cruel? That’s to be argued, isn’t it?
In the UK, one in three women will have an abortion in their lifetime – neither shame nor tragedy, just a common medical procedure.
It’s a tragedy for at least one of the life forms involved Polly.