by Sharon Rondeau
(Jun. 28, 2022) — In response to Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont’s tweets on the topic since the U.S. Supreme Court voted that the 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade was an overreach of the court’s constitutional authority, this writer on Tuesday contacted Lamont’s office by telephone. As all operators were reportedly busy, the automated system offered the option to send the governor an email.
We then wrote:
As a lifelong resident of the state and registered voter, I am appalled at the changes Connecticut has undergone in the last half-century as the unions and other socialist influences have gained control over the legislature and many other aspects of our lives. These organizations seek to impose their views of population control, the devaluing of human life, brainwashed children, and a catatonic adult population always eager and ready to vote themselves handouts for which the rest of us pay.
Your remarks since the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision that Roe v Wade was wrongly decided in 1973 are repulsive to many in Connecticut, including me, who believe that ending a baby’s life in the womb is nothing short of murder. On Twitter you proclaim yourself proud of “protecting” this “right” for women to kill their children and that it will always be guaranteed.
Of course, that depends on who is in office and for how long.
Why is this something to be proud of? How can anyone with a family of his or her own advocate for the killing — which often poses great risk to the mother — of an unborn child? Even simple-minded Joe Biden, who cannot speak a sentence without reading from a teleprompter or note card, has acknowledged that an unborn baby is “a child.”
How is abortion different from a parent killing his or her child at one week of life, two months, or six years? Those are considered heinous crimes, yet that of destroying a life before it officially begins is not? Even as I write this, the political left is seeking to normalize the death of a born-alive infant, something which should be unthinkable to any human being.
Connecticut voters need to turn away from the culture of death and destruction that has enveloped us for so many years, and with the overturning of Roe and relegation of the matter to the states, the impetus is there.
Not everyone believes that abortion is a “right”; in fact, many years ago, it was illegal everywhere. The metamorphosis can be attributed to Marxist influences creeping into our culture with the self-centered mantra of, “My body, my choice.”
A woman also has the choice not to engage in sexual relations and to therefore avoid an unwanted pregnancy. What about that “right to choose”?
Why should an innocent child become the victim of immature adults’ poor choices and lack of responsibility? Why is adoption not fostered more in this state, and why are pregnancy resource centers targets of the radical left?
Please remember that you have constituents who are deeply offended by your stance on abortion and that our voices must also be heard.
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