Goes Both Ways

Yes, I heard the news yesterday that Gov. Palin's teenage daughter is pregnant. There are about a zillion different sides to this issue, and about that many people will hop on one bandwagon or another.

I like how Spunky put it...

"Palin has just announced that their daughter, Bristol, is pregnant. This discredits some false allegations from the weekend and perhaps explains Palin's decision to homeschool.

Mrs. Palin and her husband Todd said in a statement:
"Bristol and the young man she will marry are going to realise very quickly the difficulties of raising a child, which is why they will have the love and support of our entire family."

Good for them. I'm proud of the Palins and their daughter, Bristol, for choosing life and accepting their unborn baby as a blessing not a "punishment."

"Look, I got two daughters - 9 years old and 6 years old,” [Obama] said. "I am going to teach them first about values and morals, but if they make a mistake, I don’t want them punished with a baby.

The contrast couldn't get any more clear."

I still love her even if her daughter made a mistake. I would hope my support system would do the same for me.

1 comment:

Katherine@Raising Five said...

We have some acquaintances facing this very thing with their unmarried college age daughter. It has been beautiful watching the family pull together to support her. The baby is going to be a blessing, no matter the circumstances of his or her conception. God is good like that.