Should defend the unborn

As a public school teacher, I was appalled by the attacks of the Democratic Party against candidates who oppose abortion. Instead, they support “a women’s right to choose,” without ever completing the sentence. How can any law-abiding citizen or political party advocate a choice for death? Whatever happened to our beloved Declaration of Independence which holds some “truths to be self evident,” including the unalienable right to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness?” Have my fellow citizens forgotten that life is supposed to be right in this country?

The reason I’m appalled is that the Washington and National Education Associations consistently endorse Democratic Party candidates who favor this violation of unalienable rights for unborn children. Not only does the teachers’ union endorse, but they continue to spend the dues money of their members on political causes such as this. Any other industry that approved of the deaths of their clientele would be out of business.

I cannot vote for any candidate that asks me to violate the teachings of my conscience or my church. This is the main reason I refuse to be a member of the teachers union, as long as they endorse candidates and causes that I firmly oppose.

I urge my fellow teachers to stand up to the union, and stand up for the children who should be in our classrooms in a few short years. Choose life, it’s supposed to be an inalienable right.


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