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Irish Mother’s Death Tragic—Just Like Using it to Promote Abortion on Demand

Robert1824 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 7:34 PM
Michael2502, laws against murder, rape, physical violence, theft etc are ENFORCEABLE . But NOT ones against abortion . How many of the countless illegal abortions in America which took place before Roe v Wade were criminally prosecuted ? Almost none . You can practically count them on your fingers . It won't be any different if Roe v Wade is overtuned in the future .
Anominus Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 10:20 AM
"laws against murder, rape, physical violence, theft etc are ENFORCEABLE ."

Laws are not preventive, they are reactive, guaranteeing a basis for prosecution and punishment after a crime has been committed in the hopes of discouraging such behavior. Laws against abortion are just as enforceable as laws against murder, etc.
Nathan223 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 8:22 PM
I like how you say that abortion laws are "unenforcable" when this article is responding to a case where a law against abortion was enforced.
In late October, a 31-year old female dentist named Savita Halappanavar died in Ireland after being refused an abortion. And although there was no causal link between the refused abortion and her death at the time, and there remains none now, pro-abortion proponents are seizing on her death as sufficient reason to legalize abortions in Ireland.

In fact, these ideologically-driven arguments for abortion now fly in the face of members of the medical community who say an abortion could have actually killed Savita days before her natural death occurred.

Yes, an abortion, had it been carried out, may have...