(#Controversies) Do You Think Ben Carson was Right?

On August 23rd, presidential hopeful and former pediatric neurosurgeon, Ben Carson did an interview with CNN’s “State of the Union” and said a lot of things that he believes and have shaped him.

Dr Ben made some heart-breaking comparison between abortion and slavery. He however, said he once believed that abortion should be consented to by the mothers of the child and most of the women concerned really had no choice, just like ‘slavist’ or slave owners in the past had little choice but to contend with the trend.

Additionally, in 2013, Carson shared what he believes about the supposed “war on women” at the Voters Value Summit. He said, “You know, there are those of us in this society who have told women that there’s a war on them because that cute little baby inside of them, they may want to get rid of it and there are people that are keeping you from doing that,” Carson continued. “And women say, ‘No, no, they’re not doing that to me! No!’ And they get all riled up.”
“There is no war on them, the war is on their babies, Babies that cannot defend themselves. Over the past few decades, we have destroyed 55 million of them. And we have the nerve to call other societies of the past heathen. What we need to do is re-educate the women to understand that they are the defenders of these babies.”
Finally, I think, Dr Ben missed the point logically here, when he said “…if it were not for slavery Africans would have been living in Africa hanging on trees and worshipping Allah”… This made me ask myself, is Dr Ben abreast with the African Traditions and culture at all?

Written by @Roluseye.

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