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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 07:56 AM

If pregnancy from rape is God's will

Isn't death from childbirth also God's will? Yet God's helper Richard Mourdock supports an exception for life of the mother. I guess sometimes we can ignore God and sometimes we can't. Maybe a theologian can explain how that works.

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DefenseLawyer Oct 2012 OP
geckosfeet Oct 2012 #1
DefenseLawyer Oct 2012 #3
geckosfeet Oct 2012 #6
DefenseLawyer Oct 2012 #10
geckosfeet Oct 2012 #17
DefenseLawyer Oct 2012 #19
geckosfeet Oct 2012 #21
tblue Oct 2012 #2
PeaceNikki Oct 2012 #4
ellenfl Oct 2012 #16
Angry Dragon Oct 2012 #5
Kindly Refrain Oct 2012 #7
kooljerk666 Oct 2012 #8
malaise Oct 2012 #9
MiniMe Oct 2012 #11
ejpoeta Oct 2012 #12
MadrasT Oct 2012 #13
Swede Atlanta Oct 2012 #14
DefenseLawyer Oct 2012 #15
Bucky Oct 2012 #18
napkinz Oct 2012 #20

Response to DefenseLawyer (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 07:58 AM

1. It's not. End of discussion.

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Response to geckosfeet (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 08:01 AM

3. He says it is

I'd like him to explain the difference.

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Response to DefenseLawyer (Reply #3)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 08:17 AM

6. Ok. You listen to him. Let me know how it works out.

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Response to geckosfeet (Reply #6)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 08:24 AM

10. I think you are missing the point

But thanks for your input.

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Response to DefenseLawyer (Reply #10)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 06:16 PM

17. If you say so. How's the gods will thing going?

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Response to geckosfeet (Reply #17)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 07:16 PM

19. I don't believe in a god, so I wouldn't know.

I wasn't advocating his position, genius, rather pointing out one of its obvious contradictions. Maybe abstract thought just isn't your strong suit.

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Response to DefenseLawyer (Reply #19)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 09:52 PM

21. No it certainly is not. I don't like listening to republican shitheads either.

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Meaning - that Mourdock made his bed when spoke, and giving him any opportunity at explanation would only yield a variant of one or two things:

1. He would double down on it - which he did
2. He would claim it was taken out of context, his words were misinterpreted, he did not mean what you think you heard etc. etc.

Offering these pos's a chance to recant, is imo, a futile effort.

That's why I said originally said end of discussion. Because for me it was. He said it. He meant it. No need to humor the asshole any longer.

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Response to DefenseLawyer (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 08:00 AM

2. Rape must be God's will too.

At least in cases where pregnancy occurs.

Egad! Why do these righties have such little regard for raie victims?

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Response to tblue (Reply #2)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 08:02 AM

4. God is an evil asshole.

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Response to tblue (Reply #2)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 01:36 PM

16. bingo! eom

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Response to DefenseLawyer (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 08:03 AM

5. As long as most republicans are brain dead -- is it okay to stop feeding them??

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Response to DefenseLawyer (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 08:19 AM

7. Abortion is also God's will

 

as is nuclear war, famine and genocide. Why do people keep worshiping this sick twisted god?

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Response to DefenseLawyer (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 08:23 AM

8. If God wants the baby.........

 

and rape creates life & is gods will............


.....then the rapist is doing gods work & should not go to jail.

I use this thread of reasoning on GOPs all the time.

How would u like it if I rape your, mother,sister, daughter or wife
get them pregnent if they get an abortion they go to prison or
in south dakota GOPer are trying to execute women who get an abortion.


And I get visitation & custody of the child created by god, he so loved that woman he
had her raped, boy that is a loving god.


killing abortion provider legal? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/15/south-dakota-abortion-bill_n_823326.html

Jail 4 a miscarriage?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/23/antiabortion-georgia-lawm_n_827340.html




From Blazing Saddles

We'll work up a Number Six on them!
I'm afraid I'm not familiar with that one.
That's where we go riding into town...
...and a-whapping and a-whooping every living thing...
...that moves within an inch of its life!
Except the women folks, of course.
You spare the women?
No, we rape the shit out of them at the Numb
er Six dance later on!
That's marvelous! That's so creative!

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Response to DefenseLawyer (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 08:24 AM

9. Look using that ignorant moron Mourdock's logic

every fugging thing is gawd's will. No one is responsible for a single crime or a bad decision. No wonder I have nothing to do with gawds or morons.

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Response to DefenseLawyer (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 08:26 AM

11. Using Mourdock's logic, he is the Westboro Baptist Church

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Response to DefenseLawyer (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 08:27 AM

12. then cancer is god's will too, right? yet we fight that.

and diseases.... those are god's will.... so anything that happens is god's will, then why do we have hospitals? and vaccines? and heart transplants? and cancer treatment? because that is a bullshit argument that's why. why is it only what happens to women that is 'god's will'? that is bullshit.

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Response to DefenseLawyer (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 08:34 AM

13. As soon as he can become impregnated...

His opinion counts. And then it only counts about his pregnancy.

I am fucking sick of hearing men's fucking opinions about other people's pregnancies.

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Response to DefenseLawyer (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 08:35 AM

14. If everything is God's will then why do anything?

 

If cancer is God's will then no more cancer research or treatment. If limp dick (aka erectile dysfunction) is God's will then no more Viagara or penis pumps. If starvation is God's will then no more planting and harvesting.

This can go on and on.

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Response to Swede Atlanta (Reply #14)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 10:46 AM

15. Which is exactly why this kind of talk scares the hell out of average people

Anything. Absolutely anything can be justified as "God's will". But to me it's still fascinating that a guy like Mourdock bases his opposition to an abortion exception for rape on "God's will" yet he agrees there should be an exception for the life of the mother. I can't say for sure how his religion works, but I have to assume that the mother dying would also be God's will; but in that case we can ignore God and intervene. Why does he think it's God's call sometimes and his call in others? I'd really like to hear him explain that to a heathen like me.

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Response to Swede Atlanta (Reply #14)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 06:19 PM

18. God wanted you to ask that question.

God wants you to help get out the vote in November

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Response to DefenseLawyer (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 07:25 PM

20. These are the same people, remember, who claimed 9/11

was God's punishment for homosexuality, abortion, and a whole host of issues.

Mourdock is just the latest in a long line of Republican NUTCASES.








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