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For fifty years, people not unlike myself have been protected.
Fifty years; over thirty less than the average woman's lifespan.
This means that the average woman has not yet been able to live her entire life with control over her body.
Now, I won't be able to do that either.
My control over my own body has been taken from me.
Every woman in this country's control over her body is at stake due to the decision of five people.
They say that we must protect the lives of unborn humans,
but why should we do that when it puts the matured, active lives of their mothers at stake?
The decision to continue forward with a pregnancy should be between a woman and her doctor.
Why have we let majorly male politicians take that from us? What more could they know about the burden of birthing and raising a child?
They say it's religion, but it is in a way I'll never understand. 
Religion is a construct to give people something to believe in. It was made to teach people right from wrong. It should not be advising what rights a woman has almost 2,

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