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Abortion and Rape

VickyD4Liberty Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 12:48 PM
You are using a straw man argument. The two are not the same thing. "preventative measures", which actually would start with the woman's right to choose to spread her legs or not, are different from the termination of a developing life.
Doug5049 Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 1:58 PM
You are right about that. That is why many women won't use IUD's. They cause abortions. And they have some pretty nasty side effects for many women as well.
John5840 Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 1:50 PM
They are ABSOLUTELY hte same thing. Your awareness of the science is pathetic. An IUD prevents a fertilized egg, a newly conceived baby,from implanting in the womb. Inevitably results in teh death of the fertilized egg

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