John C. Rhoades: Cartoon of ‘Mother Goose’ poem sad example to use for abortion debate

Published: 6/3/2019 3:12:19 PM

The Gazette’s publishing of political cartoonist Dave Granlund’s parody of the Mother Goose poem about the old women who lived in the shoe who had so many children she didn’t know what to do is a sad example to use in the ongoing debate about abortion.

Given the fact that this poor woman gave birth to all these children long before Roe v. Wade means something much different than the modern day version. In today’s version, she’d know what to do and all those beautiful kids would not have to worry about living in an old shoe.

John C. Rhoades

Florence




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