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Response to ejpoeta (Reply #29)

Wed Sep 18, 2013, 09:53 AM

31. I agree with that. Woman's choice and only woman's choice until viability. (Edited to answer quests)

Edit to put that in terms of the original questions...

(A) When an unwanted pregnancy occurs, what limitations and/or options do you think should exist for a woman?
None until viability. It's the woman's choice and all medical options should be available until the fetus is viable outside the womb. Once the fetus becomes viable outside the womb, which I believe is around 5-6 months, I think there aren't too many options for anyone other than bringing the child to term.

(B) Does society have a responsibility toward the woman and/or fetus in this situation?
Society has a responsibility to care for poor women in this situation, to provide them either termination services, or good prenatal care if they desire to bring the fetus to term.

(C) Do the circumstances of the undesired pregnancy matter to you when it comes to the morality of abortion?
No. But I will say that Republican efforts to deny choices to women who were raped is particularly heinous to me.

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