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My Illegal Abortion

Absolutely chilling. A personal take on current issues.

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My Illegal Abortion. Absolutely chilling. A personal take on current issues.
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Hits: 9966 | Favorites: 1 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 2.8 | Category: News & Politics | Date: 08/30/2012
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Female, 18-29, Canada
 106 Posts
Saturday, September 1, 2012 1:32:42 AM
in the early 80s my aunt had an abortion. they didnt anesthetize or sedate her whatsoever. she said it felt like the dr was using a serated spoon, the kind you use for grapefruits. the dr was later called barbaric by southern groups. i cannot imagine this happening this day and age.

Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 3884 Posts
Friday, August 31, 2012 2:16:02 PM
@5cats-That's the point. She`s arguing against the pro-life movement by illustrating the kind of situations that arose from abortion being illegal. When you said "things are different now" I assumed that you meant "things are different now, if it were made illegal nowadays things like that would never happen."

Male, 50-59, Canada
 28527 Posts
Friday, August 31, 2012 1:51:59 PM
@SmagBoy: Seriously? Not one hospital, clinic or doctor in the USA, outside of Planned Parenthood, will perform an abortion? Seriously?

Why can a thing not acquire its intrinsic value after it begins to exist?

@patchy: That question? It's kinda difficult to figure out what you`re asking there, eh?

Once it has it`s own DNA, seperate from the mother = it`s a baby IMO. That`s after about 4 cell divisions, idk how many hours or days it takes.
So yes, at the 8 cell stage it really is "part of the mother`s body" and not a baby at all. After that it`s a seperate human being.

Soon enough we`ll have "artificial wombs" and such! It won`t end abortions but ought to cut down on them.

Male, 50-59, Canada
 28527 Posts
Friday, August 31, 2012 1:37:48 PM
@fuzzysheep: I just think that "26 weeks" is an arbitrary number, any abortion after the first few cell divisions kills a baby, but isn't neccessarily "murder".

@5cats--What`s so incomparable between now and 1967?

@DrProfessor: Um, abortions are not only legal now, the government PAYS FOR THEM? Single mothers are fully supported by 90% of society? It`s `night and day` different, was that a trick question?

We cannot go back to the "no abortion ever" days as that would be bad too! It`s a difficult issue with no clear solutions.
However: pretending it`s NOT killing a baby is just... vile. Admit what it is! Tell the truth!

Male, 30-39, Canada
 5753 Posts
Friday, August 31, 2012 12:30:19 PM
@listypoos: Oh, I see, nevermind then. I'd still like to hear a pro-lifer respond to my earlier question, too.

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