Blogging For Choice
It's Blogging For Choice day.
I'm leaving the abortion thing alone, though. I've said all I care to say about that.
I want to blog about the thousands of other choices being taken away from free citizens of the United States.
The choice to smoke.
The choice to eat what you want.
The choice to drink what you want.
The choice to watch what you want on television channels you pay for.
The choice to move freely about your own country without presentation of government-issued identity papers.
The choice to ride in a car in the most comfortable way for you to travel.
The choice to read whatever you want from the Public Library.
The choice to take appropriate medicine to relieve your pain and suffering.
The choice to do as you wish with your personal property.
Today's the day we talk about the right of Americans to choose. And yet the arguments surrounding our right to choice have been so laser-focused on one choice, the exercise of which is available to only 50% of the population, that we seem to be allowing the erosion of choices available to all of us.
Today is blogging for choice day, and I'd like to mourn all the choices we've already lost.