The Liberal Mantra.Can I choose a large drink? No, it is not good for you
Can I choose an incandescent bulb? No, it is not good for the environment
Can I choose low cost coal? No, it is not good for the planet
Can I choose to honor God? No, that's offensive
Can I choose to eat fast food? No, it is unhealthy
Can I choose to own a gun? No, think of the children.
What can I choose? An abortion
(Hat tip to Human Events commenter TripleA60.)