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Most Helpful Girl
Men only have equal say if they are given equal or greater responsibility. Biologically, men don't contribute equally to pregnancy. As per sperm donation, sperm is worth $100. As per egg donation, eggs are worth $5,000. As per surrogacy, pregnancy/childbearing is worth $50,000.
So a man contributes less than 1% of the value of pregnancy.
However, if men are legally obligated to contribute equal or greater value to pregnancy than women do, then men can have equal say.
The Bible obligates men to contribute equal value as women to pregnancy.
Men are obligated to provide their families with shelter (Prov 19:14) and all necessities (Eph 5:28-29, Ex 21:10), and protect their wives and families at all costs, even with their lives if necessary (Eph 5:25, Neh 4:14).
Also, a man is obligated to marry a woman with whom he has sex (Ex 22:16) so men are forced to take equal responsibility if a pregnancy happens.
In this case, men have equal or greater responsibility as women, which would justify them having authority. If men aren't obligated to have equal or greater responsibility, then I see no reason why they should have a say.
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Most Helpful Guys
The US is supposed to be a representative democracy, so, yes, that means that men will also be voting on issues regarding abortion and sexual health, among others, in addition to women. To suggest that women's voices aren't heard when women comprise over half the electorate would be absurd.
And, @mistixs, men are considered to have equal responsibility or they wouldn't be on the hook for child support that collects interest if not paid and can result in jail time.
If the sort of reasoning that only women
do people not realize that there are women in congress? its not just men who makes these laws