Can we not see that one of the frequent causes of abortion is that the father will not assume responsibility for the child?
This fact sets in relief a certain masculine cowardliness as well as the discriminatory complacency of the law regarding men. Yes, it's true; generally, one of the frequent causes of abortion is that the father refuses to assume responsibility for the child.
Is that a reason for encouraging women to have an abortion? The law, which should protect that infant, must equally protect its mother and every woman. Women in difficulty don't expect us to suppress the infant but to help them. We can contribute toward making every maternity a source of great joy by our attitude of welcome.
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