Pop Life

The Abortion Debate Part 2: Five Pro-Choice Songs

Yesterday Rocks Off allowed five musicians to voice their opposition to legalized abortion in this country through song. Today, we allow rebuttal from the pro-choice camp in order to give everyone their say.

As a note, a conversation between writer an editor brought up Ben Fold's "Brick," and whether such a song can be called pro-life or pro-choice. Frankly, such songs did not find their way onto these articles. We were seeking songs with an agenda. When all we had to go on was the personal pain that reproductive choice can entail, the debate each must have with themselves when faced with the situation, we generally passed on by in search of someone trying to make a political point.

There's a moral in that, somewhere...

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Jef Rouner (not cis, he/him) is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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