That’s a whole barely examined side to this issue. At the extreme it allows men to alleycat all they want without worrying about getting “punished with a baby” (even if indirectly through the mother).
I’ve always maintained that the abortion debate needs to shift to the male side of the equation.
Every person I’ve known who had an abortion did so because the male in her life essentiall backed out on her ...if she even knew him.
Too much of the burden is on women. Irresponsible and selfish men are half the problem.
Wish one of our candidates would bring this up sometime in the future.
The female graduate student at Catholic University of America who was on the PBS News Hour a few nights ago (described as a "non-practicing Catholic") was angry that she would be expected to pay for her own birth control at the rate of $30 a month. How about making her sex partners pay for the pills or condoms?
In her mind apparently "the pursuit of happiness" means "the pursuit of pleasure" and she has an inalienable right to have someone else pay for it.