Dear United States Government,
You may be in control of a lot of things, but my mind and my vagina you cannot control.
Sounds ridiculous doesn’t it? Well to me it is quite ridiculous that in the land of the free the government not only wants to control how many babies a woman can have but they also want to make paternity testing mandatory at the time of a child’s birth in order to get a birth certificate with the father’s name on it. (Read the Mandated Paternity Testing Bill proposed by Senator Reginald Tate -D Memphis, TN)
The government has said that women are having too many babies that they can’t afford to take care of…but then on the other hand the government wants to limit birth control pills. They want to do away with abortion completely and I think next they will mandate in-home surveillance cameras to see who is having sex with who in hopes that they can make women account for their sex partners and have the fathers of babies out-of-wedlock on film so they can force them to take care of the children.
It disturbs me that the government wants to have so much control over citizens, I’m scared of what they will propose next.
And this may sound wrong or rude or whatever but how can a person be free to be gay but not be free to take a damn birth control pill. I say pop em’ to you see otherwise, a pill a day keeps unwanted babies away… I am in no way against homosexuals and their rights but hell if a person has the right to marry a person of the same sex shouldn’t a person have a say so over if they want to have an abortion?? (the war against Planned Parenthood read , read , read ) If a person has the right to have unprotected sex should not also have the right to take birth control pills or control whether they give birth to a child. That’s like saying it is okay to get sloppy drunk but you cannot, I repeat you cannot call a cab to take you home, go ahead and drive….smh
The government frustrates me….
It is getting very critical….I’m almost scared to use public bathrooms. Aside from many of them being disgusting I think the government may be collecting samples 😐
AND I think that this magnificent idea to DNA test babies and potential fathers right after the babies birth is another way to collect DNA samples of men so that they can be added to “the database.” So for all of you fathers or potential fathers screaming YES to mandated paternity testing please stay out of trouble because if these paternity bills are passed your DNA will be in hands reach…no more searching the database with no hits for law enforcement lol (just my opinion.) I do know that there are pros to this bill being passed; fathers being sure that they are the father, trifling mammies no longer able to lie and pick who THEY want to be their child’s father.
sidenote: Paternity testing has been accessible for quite some time so fathers really shouldn’t use this as an excuse. Hell if you have doubts that a baby is yours have a DNA test conducted. Bam there ya go…but if they need this mandated maybe it will also keep more draws from falling in the heat of the moment.. ***fingers crossed*** Oh wait…maybe more draws will drop in the heat of the moment because now they will have a free (nope not free, they plan to add it to the hospital bill) DNA test to conclude whether the baby they helped conceive without any protection is really theirs…I see more draws dropping in the future. smh
Again I say…the government frustrates me. But I will hold tight to my mind and my vagina because I truly feel that the government is after them both. Hold tight ladies….no really! I mean hold tight! lol
- No Country for Young Fathers: Paternity Testing on the Rise (pjmedia.com)
- I Stand With Planned Parenthood: The Fight to Keep Federal Funding for Planned Parenthood Centers (The Black Girl Thinking Blog)
Obama Recasts Birth Control Debate on Own Terms (The Associated Press)