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Support For Pro-Choice Movement at Record Low

Too Smart To Be A Liberal Wrote: May 23, 2012 5:03 PM
Say what you will about "gay marriage" - at least it doesn't lead to unwanted pregnancies.
Mark in CA Wrote: May 23, 2012 7:47 PM
in fact, it does lead to unwanted pregnancies for the following reason:

In redefining marriage, the law would teach that marriage is fundamentally about adults’ emotional unions, not bodily union or children, with which marital norms are tightly intertwined. Since emotions can be inconstant, viewing marriage essentially as an emotional union would tend to increase marital
instability—and it would blur the distinct value of friendship, which is a union of hearts and minds. Moreover, and more importantly, because there is no reason that primarily emotional unions any more than ordinary friendships in general should be permanent, exclusive, or limited to two, these
norms of marriage would make less and less sense.
Mark in CA Wrote: May 23, 2012 7:50 PM
Less able to
understand the rationale for these marital norms, people would feel less bound to live by them. And less able to understand the value of marriage itself as a certain kind of union, even apart from the value of its emotional satisfactions, people would increasingly fail to see the intrinsic reasons they have for marrying or staying with a spouse absent consistently strong feeling."

From: "What is Marriage by Girgis, George & Anderson in The Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy volume 34, number 1.

A new Gallup poll shows support for the "pro-choice" movement is at an all time low as the majority of American's consider themselves to be pro-life.

The 41% of Americans who now identify themselves as "pro-choice" is down from 47% last July and is one percentage point below the previous record low in Gallup trends, recorded in May 2009. Fifty percent now call themselves "pro-life," one point shy of the record high, also from May 2009.



The pro-life Susan B. Anthony List has...

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