Everything from whom I can love regardless of gender, what I can read or watch on television, the availability of services to guide my decisions about what's going on inside my female body (even if that only means visiting a clinic for the sake of my basic, reproductive health), and whether or not (as a productive and responsible member of society) I can legally smoke marijuana. . .while the right and left and everybody in-between can swill ethanol to their heart's content.
You bring up several things in this paragraph.
On the subject of who you can love: I'm not aware of anyone on the right who is trying to dictate who you love. There are many, on both sides of the aisle, if you will, that feel that homosexual lifestyles are wrong from a moral stand point. And they will and do voice those feelings. But that is a far cry from "dictating" whom you can love. And the battle of marriage is not a battle against gay lifestyles but rather a battle to respect the time honored sanctity of traditional marriage. At least that is the case for me.
As for the availability of services to guide your decisions concerning your reproductive health, I'm not sure what your talking about. Are you meaning abortion counseling? Again, abortion is opposed by many on both sides of the aisle. This is a very emotional view for most folks who have a side on it. For pro life folks, it's a matter of life. For pro choice folks, it's a matter of "my body, my choice". This one issue has perhaps created more division in our Nation over the last 40 years than any other single issue, IMO.
In my view, abortion is a blemish on our society. I'm sorry if this offends you, but once the "seed has been planted" the choice has already been made. It brings into question the long time fight of exactly when does life begin and so on and so forth. I simply hold to the view that life begins at conception. And to abort that life after it has been created is wrong. To think that this practice is taking place saddens me. To think that my tax dollars are being used to perform it, outrages me. Again, I don't hate those who have had this procedure. I am bothered that it is even an option though. And one that is chosen more often than not.
And for your question concerning using marijuana, and legalizing it. I'm sure that will take place sooner or later. It is already happening in some states under the guise of medical purposes (wink wink). Again, not something I can feel good about because it has been fairly well documented that marijuana is a "gateway drug" for most, and opens the doors to greater and more serious drug use.
So many of the issues you bring up are of a moral nature Vi. And traditionaly we have been a Christian nation with Christian values. I think we can all see those values eroding away. As they do, we will become a nation groping around in the darkness, trying to find that "light" we once enjoyed that brightened our path and lead us to greatness. As it is currently, we have shaded that "light" quite a bit, and are struggling greatly because it. I shudder to think what it will be like if we allow it to be completely extinguished.
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