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Reconciling Roe v. Wade

Dr_Zinj Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 10:21 AM
Those children in Newtown were all desired children, no undesired or unacceptable additions. Equating the dead of Newtown with the aborted is an apples to oranges comparison.
modernmover Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 9:51 PM
You have no way of knowing this. Some might have been unplanned. Having an unplanned pregnancy in not automatic abortion. Good people deal with it.
Anominus Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 11:13 AM
"Dr. Zinj" you are an undesired and unacceptable "addition" in this debate - does that somehow reduce your humanity to the point where it is acceptable to perform a post-birth abortion on you? Obviously not - "wanted or not" is irrelevent when it comes to determining humanity.
DCM in FL Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 10:25 AM
Lots of unplanned children have ended up being desired & accepted. At any rate, you can't weasel-logic your way around what abortion is & does no matter what you do. Sex creates babies, and no one who's not prepared to have children has any excuse for not getting that.
Jimsd55 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 12:04 PM
Sure you can weasel logic ... would a child have a better opportunity growing up well adjusted in a home where they were wanted or with a mother that would have aborted them for whatever reason if it were legal?

Roe v. Wade, the SCOTUS decision that legalized abortion in the United States, marks a dubious 40th anniversary on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.  According to published data by the Guttmacher Institute more than 55 million abortions have been performed during the last four decades. 

Abortion -- and those children who were never born – exist in a place that is primarily out-of-sight and out-of-mind.  Although legally protected, abortion is among the few unspeakables in American society.  Thus, comprehending the impact on American society is even more difficult.  In a sense, it is hard to understand that which you...