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TX-RAT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-12-05 02:38 PM
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46. one of thirteen
Edited on Mon Dec-12-05 02:38 PM by TX-RAT
There were big family's back then, birth control wasn't available.
My dad had 6 brothers, He and my mom had 6 kids, losing one at birth.

Whats funny is, Myself and my 2 sisters only had one child, my 2 brothers having 2 each. Although raised in a large family we all chose to keep ours small.
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  -the right to bear children Kali  Dec-12-05 12:49 PM   #0 
  - Interesting  TX-RAT   Dec-12-05 12:53 PM   #1 
  - Thats very true, my grandmother was one of thirteen during  AuntPatsy   Dec-12-05 12:54 PM   #2 
     - ...amazing fortitude, is an understatement.  TX-RAT   Dec-12-05 01:14 PM   #24 
     - I love stories such as yours and your right, we thinking we  AuntPatsy   Dec-12-05 01:25 PM   #29 
     - one of thirteen  TX-RAT   Dec-12-05 02:38 PM   #46 
  - While we're at it, why not steralize the poor?  SteppingRazor   Dec-12-05 12:55 PM   #3 
  - We could just bring back eugenics.  ultraist   Dec-12-05 02:21 PM   #44 
  - One of those things that might sound good on paper...  SmokingJacket   Dec-12-05 12:55 PM   #4 
  - No abortions for the poor  ticapnews   Dec-12-05 01:01 PM   #10 
  - Jaysis.  Warpy   Dec-12-05 12:56 PM   #5 
  - It's not a problem for the very poor or very wealthy. It's a problem for  CottonBear   Dec-12-05 12:57 PM   #6 
  - I hear you...  waiting for hope   Dec-12-05 01:08 PM   #17 
  - exactly.  Maine-ah   Dec-12-05 01:13 PM   #23 
  - I don't know what the rules are there, but in AZ  Kali   Dec-12-05 01:30 PM   #31 
     - Oh yeah, midwifes are big everywhere. nt  thereismore   Dec-12-05 01:34 PM   #33 
  - I hear you too  Kali   Dec-12-05 01:37 PM   #35 
  - Actually, it is a problem for the poor with welfare reform time limits  ultraist   Dec-12-05 02:20 PM   #43 
  - That sounds wacky  quinnox   Dec-12-05 12:58 PM   #7 
  - I'm pro-choice  lwfern   Dec-12-05 12:59 PM   #8 
  - I'm pro-choice too...  Xenotime   Dec-12-05 01:03 PM   #13 
  - I don't think the State should dictate  calico1   Dec-12-05 01:00 PM   #9 
  - another thought for those who would attempt this  Kali   Dec-12-05 01:02 PM   #11 
  - What should be mandatory is parental education classes for adolesents and  Larkspur   Dec-12-05 01:02 PM   #12 
  - I favor parenting regulation...  Terran   Dec-12-05 01:06 PM   #14 
  - Oh I think this has been answered long ago  MsUnderstood   Dec-12-05 01:07 PM   #15 
  - my buddy Bar Code Dan is against abortion ....  LizMoonstar   Dec-12-05 01:09 PM   #19 
  - No way. I wouldn't be here today, my parents couldn't afford  VaYallaDawg   Dec-12-05 01:08 PM   #16 
  - Should be "Right to NOT bear children."  Ready4Change   Dec-12-05 01:09 PM   #18 
  - Paid daycare? Reduced per-person insurance rates?  walldude   Dec-12-05 01:21 PM   #27 
  - My experience.  Ready4Change   Dec-12-05 02:58 PM   #49 
  - well I was kind of getting to that  Kali   Dec-12-05 01:50 PM   #38 
  - And when an employer tells someone that  RGBolen   Dec-12-05 04:37 PM   #51 
  - One particular change I'd make...  phantom power   Dec-12-05 01:10 PM   #20 
  - Do we abolish adoption?  JackBeck   Dec-12-05 01:11 PM   #21 
  - What if a family has a change of circumstance, comes on hard times?  MissMarple   Dec-12-05 01:13 PM   #22 
  - I support an Estate Tax ...  TahitiNut   Dec-12-05 01:14 PM   #25 
  - here goes: there should be a cap.  mainegreen   Dec-12-05 01:15 PM   #26 
  - You cannot stop people from screwing  LoneDriver   Dec-12-05 01:23 PM   #28 
  - I think only couples where one of the parents have a Master's  new_beawr   Dec-12-05 01:28 PM   #30 
  - Who says what is affordable?  trixie   Dec-12-05 02:45 PM   #47 
     - I was being sarcastic  new_beawr   Dec-12-05 04:21 PM   #50 
  - sure  evirus   Dec-12-05 01:33 PM   #32 
  - there should be some sort of birth control in the water supply  kmlewis   Dec-12-05 01:34 PM   #34 
  - Interesting, in a 3rd Reich meets Gattaca sort of a way. nt  tjwash   Dec-12-05 01:44 PM   #36 
  - Wow. I think I'm right of center on this one  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-12-05 01:44 PM   #37 
  - What about required classes  Kali   Dec-12-05 01:55 PM   #40 
     - I'm all for that  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-12-05 02:01 PM   #41 
  - When I say, "Government out of my uterus," I mean it all the way  Book Lover   Dec-12-05 01:54 PM   #39 
  - Money should not be an issue.  blindpig   Dec-12-05 02:08 PM   #42 
  - It doesn't have to be regulated.  Cleita   Dec-12-05 02:25 PM   #45 
  - I wish people would consider that prior to having children  noonwitch   Dec-12-05 02:48 PM   #48 
  - I don't favor controls or limits  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Dec-13-05 01:52 AM   #52 
 

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