Category Archives: Choice for Men

“Choice For Men” Is Another Way Of Saying “Screw Children’s Interests”

I don’t know who created it, but I’ve seen this table going around reddit and tumblr: Maybe it’s hard to grasp because it’s not true? First, it’s not “how it is” that if a woman wants an abortion, that means … Continue reading

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Choice for Men and Male Heterosexual Responsibility

I was planning to post a little bit later today and call the post “Time to Start Blogging Again,” because I have been missing it a lot, and I probably will put that post up, but I have been so … Continue reading

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Why Choice For Men is Wrong

At Unequally Yoked, a reader writes in: As a pro-choicer do you believe a man should have the right to opt out of parental responsibilities? It seems that if a woman has the right to choose whether or not she … Continue reading

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“Choice For Men” aka “Paper Abortions” Are Legal Child Abandonment. And Abortion Rights Are Not A Double-Standard.

[PLEASE NOTE that this post includes only one small portion of a lengthy comment thread. DoctorMindBeam is concerned that his views will not be correctly understood; I strongly encourage all my readers to go read the original thread. --Amp] [Crossposted … Continue reading

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When Judges Get Snarky

(Crossposted on Alas and TADA. Defenses of C4M should be taken to TADA.) From Judge David Lawson’s decision in a 2005 choice-for-men case (pdf link): The plaintiff thereafter had difficulty accepting the financial consequences of his conduct, so the State … Continue reading

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Kevin Moore Mocks "Choice For Men"

This cartoon is perfect. Go read the whole thing.

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Three Comments About Michigan's "Coercive Abortion Prevention Act"

Via Noli Irritare Leones, I learn of Michigan’s “Coercive Abortion Prevention Act.” What the CAPA would do is make it a crime to “commit, attempt to commit, or conspire to commit physical harm to the pregnant female” in order to … Continue reading

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Court Strongly Rejects "Choice For Men" Civil Rights Lawsuit

Via Red State Feminist, a pdf file of the court’s ruling can be found here. The court ruled “that the plaintiff’s claim is frivolous, unreasonable, and without foundation.” Here’s a bit of the ruling:

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Men's Rights Myth: Women Trick Men Into Fatherhood So They Can Collect Child Support

In the comments to another thread, “Ed” – whose views are typical of many Men’s Rights Activists (MRAs), although I don’t know if Ed himself identifies as an MRA – writes: …Women have more incentives to become pregnant than a … Continue reading

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What Other People Are Saying

By the way, if you have a link you’d like other “Alas” readers to see, or just something you’d like to say that isn’t on-topic in one of the other threads, please feel free to post it in these “link … Continue reading

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