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Abort a Baby, Pro-Choice; Drink a Slurpee, No Choice

reedmom Wrote: Jun 06, 2012 9:21 AM
Yeah, what happened to the liberal mantra of "don't tell me what I can and can't do with my own body"?
FlamingLiberalMultiCulturalist Wrote: Jun 06, 2012 9:49 AM
Yeah, that's a valid point. OTOH, there are some gray areas and slippery slopes around this issue. Sugar is addictive. When the tobacco folks used to artifically crank up the nicotine content in their cigarettes we all decided that was a bad idea.
AliveInHim Wrote: Jun 06, 2012 10:04 AM
What's 'grey' about 'Thou shalt Not Murder'?
FlamingLiberalMultiCulturalist Wrote: Jun 06, 2012 10:08 AM
Now, now, AliveInHim, there are other worthy issues under the Sun besides the Abortion Issue, and we're concentrating on one of those here.

It must be very difficult to discuss sports with you.....

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