A Serious Question: How is abortion anyone's business?
Over the last several months, there have been news reports of certain states trying to prohibit or severely restrict abortion rights, impose legal penalties for women seeking abortion, and even judicial interventions regarding the government's funding of health providers who also perform abortions. While such instances are not new, the current round of abortion arguments probably started with New York's Reproductive Health Act at the beginning of the year. While opinions about abortion are divided, there is one question that largely remains unanswered in all of this: How is abortion anyone else's business?
Seriously, how is a woman's choice seeking and/or obtaining an abortion anyone's business? We don't generally pry into another individual's medical health or health interventions. So why is abortion anyone's business or why does anyone think another person's abortion is their business? After all, no one cares if someone has cosmetic or other type of elective surgery. So why does someone suddenly care if a woman wants an abortion? It's simply none of their business.