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By M.Currey, April 23, 2007 at 10:03 am Link to this comment
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Of course not many women would want to kill a baby that is fully formed and quite capable of living outside of the womb.

I also think that to harp on partial birth abortion is a smokescreen, there are a lot of options to do away with a baby that is not going to survive or lead a very restricted life, the example I give is:

All boys born with a certain type of Muscular Dystrey will die before the age of 16.  If a mother knows that this will happen she might want to abort that child and try again, it is a well known fact that many women who have a miscarriage will get pregnant in one to two months.

To focus on partial birth abortion is to take away all abortion, and that is not fair to women, after all women and some are merely women who are as young a 9 or 10 years of age is to say that even if the baby causes your death that is o.k.  I thought that men controlling women was stoped in the 19th century, of course if you listen to all the information that is false, like the thought that your bilogical clock is ticking and there will be no more babies after 35 is crazy, if that were the case many women would not have as many as 5 children, the case of the bilogical clock is just bull, just the ole boys school thought of keeping women from having careers, and then you have professiors who say that women cannot achieve what men can also do not look at the fact that if women could control their bodies they would do just as well as men or even better.

When a women is made pregnant by rape she should be able to make the decision to stop this pregnancy due to fact that she did not choose to become a mother, in some states the process is so hard on a poor person that the baby is born, and both the mother and baby are doomed to a life of poverty, and only the most motivated can overcome that life.

And there is also the fact that an unmarried mother probably will remain unmarried and have to care for child with a limited number of resources, because the powers that be think that a women should be like the Leave it to Beaver mindset.

The abortion people are just looking at one side of the coin and that is their side, all one has to do is “Walk in the shoes of the fishermen” to know how all people feel about the issue.

I am one who has never had the choice about an abortion and would probably never obtain one, but then again I never was one who had too many children to deal with.

M.Currey

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By desertdude, April 20, 2007 at 8:18 pm Link to this comment

God says you shall not commit Murder. Yet everyone is mad at the supreme court for upholding that Partial birth abortion is wrong. Why is that? Because everyone wants aborion to be legal. It can’t be if you really believe in God now can it. BECAUSE GOD SAYS IT IS WRONG.

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By Ethel, April 20, 2007 at 6:06 pm Link to this comment
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“Partial-birth abortion is a hideous procedure that I believe should be illegal.”

I feel exactly the same way about circumcision and especially about female circumcision. It’s our right to believe what we want to believe and to work to change the situation.

Simply making something illegal, solves nothing. Accomplishes nothing. Improves nothing.

And still no one in the pro-fetus anti-child camp has explained how we enforce a law against a person’s body. We make it illegal, fine, then what? Those who can afford it, go elsewhere and have it done anyway. Those who can’t, seek other methods. As hideous as it may be, the idea of attempting to control a woman’s body until she gives birth is both hideous and ridiculous.

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By Dale Headley, April 20, 2007 at 5:45 pm Link to this comment
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This was simply the opening shot in the effort by four - maybe five - of the Justices to theocratize America.  Their action effectively tells women that they are chattel - the God-given property of their husbands, with no right to decisions involving their own bodies.  The “life of the unborn” argument is specious and intended to hide the true objective of the anti-choice crowd: the Old Testament subjugation of females.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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By RAE, April 20, 2007 at 3:53 pm Link to this comment

While I agree with Jack Williams (#65267) he might bone up on his biology…

“...including the seed he planted…”

Errr… I don’t think so!

I’m sure few women take the decision to abort lightly or casually. I’m also reasonably sure NO sane and responsible health professional, male or female, would advocate or carry out the procedure without first exploring the psychological and physical health of the woman and offering counseling and advice.

What on earth possesses legislators and the judiciary to assume they know the first damn thing about it or have even the vaguest right to determine for an individual how to proceed? Such repugnant arrogance!

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By Randy Richardson, April 20, 2007 at 2:53 pm Link to this comment
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Partial-birth abortion is a hideous procedure that I believe should be illegal.

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By peedeecee, April 20, 2007 at 1:53 pm Link to this comment

This issue should have nothing to do with government. Nothing.

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By Lawrence Douglas, April 20, 2007 at 12:24 pm Link to this comment
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What we need is reverse the order of thing.  Reverse the ratio of male to female judges, to equal opposite female to male judges.  Let the female judges make medical and reproductive decisions for male population, then stand back and watch the real fireworks.

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By Jack Williams, April 20, 2007 at 11:07 am Link to this comment
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There’s not a man on this earth qualifiedrecenty41 to tell a woman what to do with her body, including the seed he planted.

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By CHARLIE KASNICK, April 20, 2007 at 9:43 am Link to this comment
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ITS INTERESTING THAT MANY DEEPLY CATHOLIC COUNTRIES
IN SOUTH AMERICA ARE LOOKING AT LEGALIZING ABORTION
BECAUSE THEY CARE ABOUT WOMANS HEALTH ISSUES AND EMPOWERING THEIR WOMEN WITH RESONSIBILITY AND RESPECT.OUR RADICAL REPUBLICANS THINK WOMEN SHOULD
BE SUBSERVANT TO MEN!WHAT MORE, WHY DO RADICAL REPUPLICANS THINK THEY KNOW WHAT IS MEDICALLY NEEDED.THESE ARE THE SAME PEOPLE WHO CHIDED THE CLINTONS ON BEING INVOVED IN TRYING TO SOLVE THE MEDICAL CRISIS THE IS SOON TO ENGULF OUR COUNTRY.

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By 127001, April 20, 2007 at 8:50 am Link to this comment

You forgot the seedy little man (or woman) in the background with the coat hangar.

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By Tom Doff, April 20, 2007 at 8:21 am Link to this comment
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I thought politicians and SCOTUS were supposed to protect individual freedoms.

Of course, being infantile republicans, this group is still hung up on playing ‘Doctor’. But they usually play with young males, why pick on pregnant women?

I’ll bet I know, ‘god’ must have told them to do it.

It’s that damned ‘god’s fault.

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