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Quantess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 07:49 PM
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38. ANTI-CHOICE is the proper term.
Edited on Wed Nov-28-07 07:49 PM by quantessd
It's all about choice, either anti- or pro-.

Don't even bother discussing the other terms. Just anti-choice or pro-choice, shades in between, and that's that.
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  -I see "pro-choice" as very different from "pro-abortion" --- do you? RiverStone  Nov-28-07 02:46 PM   #0 
  - I agree. I hate the term pro-abortion, just as much as I hate the term anti-abortion.  Drunken Irishman   Nov-28-07 02:48 PM   #1 
  - Yes. That's the difference.  Deep13   Nov-28-07 02:48 PM   #2 
  - i've never known anyone who is pro-abortion...kinda like being pro-open heart surgery  spanone   Nov-28-07 02:49 PM   #3 
  - Clinton said it best in 1996. NO ONE is pro-abortion.  Midlodemocrat   Nov-28-07 02:54 PM   #7 
  - Right.  ThomCat   Nov-28-07 02:55 PM   #8 
     - Yes. Medical practice should be value-free...  RiverStone   Nov-28-07 03:11 PM   #17 
  - Yes, very different  slackmaster   Nov-28-07 02:49 PM   #4 
  - Well said...  Juniperx   Nov-28-07 02:58 PM   #11 
  - Pro-choice might have a larger context if it also included the right to choose to  no_hypocrisy   Nov-28-07 02:52 PM   #5 
  - I think we ALL have that to answer for  JerseygirlCT   Nov-28-07 07:44 PM   #36 
  - Yes! I for one am pro-choice, but anti-abortion  Juniperx   Nov-28-07 02:54 PM   #6 
  - I'm pro-choice, but anti-abortion - for myself.  Midlodemocrat   Nov-28-07 02:55 PM   #9 
     - I've been faced with the decision...  Juniperx   Nov-28-07 03:08 PM   #15 
     - Wow. What a story. Good for you making that decision.  Midlodemocrat   Nov-28-07 06:22 PM   #31 
        - Three cheers for the 'go to parent'  Juniperx   Nov-29-07 12:38 PM   #45 
     - Yes, me too  JerseygirlCT   Nov-28-07 07:45 PM   #37 
  - Yes. And the other term I hate is "pro-life". "Anti-choice" captures  rurallib   Nov-28-07 02:55 PM   #10 
  - Pro-life can be pro-choice  theredpen   Nov-28-07 03:38 PM   #25 
  - Yes. Nobody is 'pro-abortion', thats a RW term, like 'far-left' or 'anti-American'...  formerrepuke   Nov-28-07 02:59 PM   #12 
  - Anti-choice folks won't acknowledge that deciding not to have an abortion is a valid choice  rox63   Nov-28-07 03:04 PM   #13 
  - Yes. "Pro-Abortion" *IS* a RW talking point.  SomeGuyInEagan   Nov-28-07 03:07 PM   #14 
  - EXACTLY! They got the best of us on that one!!!! Semantics can be very powerful...that is why one  BrklynLiberal   Nov-28-07 03:19 PM   #18 
  - That's how I see it  ayeshahaqqiqa   Nov-28-07 03:10 PM   #16 
  - Absolutely  KitchenWitch   Nov-28-07 03:21 PM   #19 
  - No maybe about it.. IT IS SEMANTICS. The repukes used semantics against the pro-choice issue.  BrklynLiberal   Nov-28-07 03:26 PM   #20 
  - My feeling  crawfish   Nov-28-07 03:26 PM   #21 
  - I think you got it...  SyntaxError   Nov-28-07 03:30 PM   #23 
  - Nicely explicated. Welcome to DU. n/t  PaulHo   Nov-28-07 04:10 PM   #27 
  - well said  RiverStone   Nov-28-07 06:26 PM   #32 
  - Agree  unpossibles   Nov-28-07 03:30 PM   #22 
  - "Pro abortion" mostly a right-wing male talking point  DemGa   Nov-28-07 03:32 PM   #24 
  - No, I don't see it that way.  LiberalHeart   Nov-28-07 03:40 PM   #26 
  - How are you pro-abortion?  hnmnf   Nov-28-07 08:48 PM   #41 
     - See post #40 below  quantessd   Nov-28-07 08:54 PM   #42 
        - I understand that  hnmnf   Nov-28-07 08:55 PM   #43 
           - Anyone who truly feels that way  quantessd   Nov-28-07 09:00 PM   #44 
  - I am pro-abortion  Mr_Monday   Nov-28-07 04:16 PM   #28 
  - That's interesting, but misguided.  quantessd   Nov-28-07 08:45 PM   #40 
  - I agree with you, however  electprogdems   Nov-28-07 04:18 PM   #29 
  - Pro-abortion implies imposition of abortion on others. That's NOT pro-choice.  sicksicksick_N_tired   Nov-28-07 04:28 PM   #30 
  - The term pro-abortion does not sound pro-choice to me  rebecca_herman   Nov-28-07 06:54 PM   #33 
  - we're all pro-life. but the anti-choicers support war on the living.  ray of light   Nov-28-07 07:05 PM   #34 
  - You are precisely correct. nt  JerseygirlCT   Nov-28-07 07:43 PM   #35 
  - ANTI-CHOICE is the proper term.  quantessd   Nov-28-07 07:49 PM   #38 
  - "Maybe it's just semantics..." "Pro-abortion seems like a RW talking point"... SEEMS LIKE?  omega minimo   Nov-28-07 07:51 PM   #39 

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