What if everyone just tended to their own business?

Do you know what justice is? It is everyone minding their own business.
They told me that in the police academy. At first, I thought it was a silly definition, but I have to admit the idea has legs, unlike any stories I’ve tried to write today.
Would abortion be an issue if everyone just minded their own business and left everyone else alone? Nope. Doctors and their patients would decide in each case, and it would be nobody else’s business. Easy Peasy.
But, no. Some people can’t stay out of other people’s business. In fact, in this case, they can’t stay out of other…



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Carol Burt

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.