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cgrindley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-16-07 03:20 PM
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23. Disagree
They probably view a fetus as inherently "innocent"--although the more religious of them should be attacked for that belief as all humans (according to most X'ian theologies) are somehow stained with sin. Whereas they probably view people fighting in wars as not as innocent, or indeed as guilty.

EG fetus is innocent (so no abortion) whereas felon is guilty (therefore capital punishment)

As far as abortion goes. Nope. It's a private matter between a woman and her conscience for the first trimester. After that, more and more people become involved. Finally, when a fetus is viable, it's no longer her call at all. EG Roe v Wade.
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  -I find it funny that anti-abortionists cry the loss of life yet PRAISE the killing of innocent Iraqi greenbriar  Jun-16-07 01:59 PM   #0 
  - actually Catholics, who are largely anti abortion are also largely anti Iraq War  dsc   Jun-16-07 02:02 PM   #1 
  - Anti Iraq war but pro republican?  mitchtv   Jun-16-07 02:05 PM   #3 
  - Repubican candidates got 48 percent of the vote in Novemeber  dsc   Jun-16-07 02:08 PM   #7 
  - Previous Pope was against Iraq invasion; can't find strong anti-war statement by Benedict  terisan   Jun-16-07 02:10 PM   #8 
  - Here you go  RGBolen   Jun-16-07 02:55 PM   #17 
     - Has he spoken out against the War as Pope; or told Catholics that the war is murder?  terisan   Jun-16-07 03:35 PM   #25 
  - There is a group of folks at my parish who very much fit that  RGBolen   Jun-16-07 02:50 PM   #15 
     - at least she is true to her convictions  greenbriar   Jun-16-07 02:56 PM   #18 
  - Well we know they are hypocrites  Horse with no Name   Jun-16-07 02:02 PM   #2 
  - They're "pro-life" until a baby is actually born, then it's  sfexpat2000   Jun-16-07 02:05 PM   #4 
  - they are anti-euthanasia too  hfojvt   Jun-16-07 02:18 PM   #11 
  - Yet they support repubican ideals that don't give insurance to those that are salvageable  Horse with no Name   Jun-16-07 02:21 PM   #12 
  - They are pro-life yet they  JTFrog   Jun-16-07 02:58 PM   #20 
  - THEY think it's funny when we protest the death penalty but support abortion rights.  RandomKoolzip   Jun-16-07 02:05 PM   #5 
  - I am not against the death penalty in some cases. BTK--the Carr brothers  greenbriar   Jun-16-07 02:11 PM   #9 
  - I'm not against the death penalty because of any "sanctity of life" thing  gollygee   Jun-16-07 02:25 PM   #13 
     - I agree, but when it is cut and dried...fry the fuckers  greenbriar   Jun-16-07 02:42 PM   #14 
        - Why?  rug   Jun-16-07 09:42 PM   #30 
  - I've been watching someone trying to justify this  PDJane   Jun-16-07 02:08 PM   #6 
  - They seem to forget the little ditty that says  Horse with no Name   Jun-16-07 02:14 PM   #10 
  - probably right  mema42   Jun-16-07 02:51 PM   #16 
  - So should all anti-war people also be anti-abortion?  cgrindley   Jun-16-07 02:57 PM   #19 
  - each case is an individual basis but the repukes all or nothing mentality strikes me as hypocritical  greenbriar   Jun-16-07 02:59 PM   #21 
     - Disagree  cgrindley   Jun-16-07 03:20 PM   #23 
  - That's because it's not about life, it's about control  KingFlorez   Jun-16-07 03:13 PM   #22 
  - Some do some don't. You've managed a broad-brush fallacy there.  Warren Stupidity   Jun-16-07 03:27 PM   #24 
  - War on stupidity is one I can support. nt  DemBones DemBones   Jun-16-07 04:09 PM   #28 
  - Fundies are the kind of people  jimshoes   Jun-16-07 03:37 PM   #26 
  - I call bullshit on your assertion.  DemBones DemBones   Jun-16-07 04:07 PM   #27 
     - You may indeed find some people who oppose abortion and support the war,  mitchtv   Jun-16-07 09:31 PM   #29 
 

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