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What's Good for the Noose is Good for the Pander

Denise67 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 5:41 AM
Regardless of what is done to the rapist, some girls and women may just not be psychologically able to allow their bellies to get big and ever bigger with the result of an attack. It's one thing to leave someone alone even though they remind of an attack and quite another to be carrying that incessant reminder inside your body, your belly advertising it to the world, and hear "Congratulations!" about a horrible crime committed against you. Of course, I'd prefer to prevent rape or to have more girls and women taking effective contraceptives. But we live in a very imperfect world. It's hard to imagine many women being disappointed when they've been raped and the period is on time. "Drats! I so wanted to have the monster's baby!"
G-Pa Chaz Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 8:01 AM
You need to hear Pam Stenzel, a woman who was conceived as a reult of rape. She thanked her mother for allowing her to be born, and then put up for adoption. She explained that her father was a bad man, but that did not make her garbage.
Denise67 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 9:24 AM
I have heard Pan Stenzel and others conceived through rape. Do you honestly believe that women who are raped and who get their menstrual periods on time are disappointed they aren't pregnant by the rapist?
The fact is that many aren't going to carry to term. We need to work on reducing rape and pregnancies from rape.

Recently, Ann Coulter wrote a controversial column suggesting that numerous Republican losses in the 2012 election cycle could be tied to the GOP stance on abortion. After lamenting the problem, she suggested a solution: the GOP should officially abandon its opposition to the so-called rape exception to a ban on abortion.

Ann's position on this matter is wrong for three reasons. First, it is unprincipled. Second, it will not be received with the popular support she envisions. Third, it is not the best political response to the problem. After elaborating on each problem associated with Ann's position, I propose an...