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Abortion and Rape

garryb Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 9:46 AM
I'm not buying it. Both my parents were Yellow Dog Democrats. I am, and have been since Jimmy Carter, a staunch Conservative. There is no justification for abortion except in a life threatening situation for the mother. In the Roe vs Wade dissent, there was a door left open for determination that life begins at conception. That is the only way to overturn R v W.
ClassicalTeacher Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 10:55 AM
Although it is not widely published, the science/medical field has already affirmed that human life begins at conception. That is why the pro-aborts had to change their tactics by using the term "PERSON" instead of human life. So my question to them and others who think like them is: WHO DECIDES WHEN A HUMAN LIFE IS A PERSON? BY WHAT AUTHORITY DOES ONE MAKE THAT DETERMINATION???
DCM in FL Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 10:29 AM
"Abortion should be treated as seriously as amputation, instead of being treated like a magic condom that undoes an 'oops'."

Well said!!
44thWhitePrez Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 10:26 AM
Abortion should be treated as seriously as amputation, instead of being treated like a magic condom that undoes an "oops".
Doug5049 Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 9:53 AM
There are exceptions, but it is true in general.

The criticisms of the recent absurd comments by Missouri Republican Congressman Todd Akin, who at this writing is his party's nominee to take on incumbent Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill in November in a contest he had been expected to win, have focused on his clearly erroneous understanding of the human female anatomy. In a now infamous statement, in which he used the bizarre and unheard-of phrase "legitimate rape," the congressman gave the impression that some rapes of women are not mentally or seriously resisted. This is an antediluvian and misogynistic myth for which there is no basis in fact and...