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uppityperson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-09-11 12:14 PM
Response to Reply #79
81. Yes, I do. And you have a right to an opinion about mine. You have NO right to do anything
about that opinion though. You have a right to an opinion about anything, but often NO right to do anything about it.

Case closed.
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  -Why are women constantly trying to justify having had an abortion? cali  Mar-09-11 09:34 AM   #0 
  - K&R.  Brickbat   Mar-09-11 09:34 AM   #1 
  - Natural abortions and fetal re-absorptions far outnumber human induced  RedCloud   Mar-10-11 08:43 AM   #222 
  - +1  XanaDUer   Mar-09-11 09:35 AM   #2 
  - I tend to agree  WatsonT   Mar-09-11 09:35 AM   #3 
  - +1  dionysus   Mar-09-11 09:37 AM   #4 
  - K&R  NeedleCast   Mar-09-11 09:38 AM   #5 
  - Me Too...  haikugal   Mar-09-11 09:38 AM   #6 
  - Another rec  JustAnotherGen   Mar-09-11 09:39 AM   #7 
  - K&R  HopeHoops   Mar-09-11 09:40 AM   #8 
  - Damnit! People should feel the way I tell them to feel! End of Story!  el_bryanto   Mar-09-11 09:41 AM   #9 
  - you didn't read the OP  ima_sinnic   Mar-10-11 07:38 AM   #215 
  - I think the point many are trying to make  Ilsa   Mar-09-11 09:41 AM   #10 
  - K&R! (n/t)  queenjane   Mar-09-11 09:42 AM   #11 
  - You are absolutely right...they have no right to police your womb...  rfranklin   Mar-09-11 09:44 AM   #12 
  - K&R. - Thank You!  poverlay   Mar-09-11 09:46 AM   #13 
  - Reframe: Why don't anti-choicers view women as capable of making  Lars39   Mar-09-11 09:48 AM   #14 
  - I agree. We don't have to explain ourselves or justify our choices to anyone.  Solly Mack   Mar-09-11 09:51 AM   #15 
  - You and Cali make me proud to be a Democrat  lyonn   Mar-09-11 03:53 PM   #116 
  - Kind of ironic. You start a thread criticizing other women for sharing their abortion stories.  Nye Bevan   Mar-09-11 09:52 AM   #16 
  - uh, grab a clue. let me make this perfectly clear  cali   Mar-09-11 09:54 AM   #18 
     - I think that the only one who can make a woman  HappyMe   Mar-09-11 10:12 AM   #23 
        - There are others that are willing to degrade and lie to help that along. (nt)  ehrnst   Mar-09-11 10:17 AM   #28 
        - You would be wrong  Horse with no Name   Mar-09-11 10:47 AM   #42 
        - According to other responses here  HappyMe   Mar-09-11 10:58 AM   #47 
           - Me? Personally?  Horse with no Name   Mar-09-11 11:03 AM   #50 
           - I never said that it was okay.  HappyMe   Mar-09-11 12:10 PM   #78 
              - Really sarcastic  Carni   Mar-09-11 07:20 PM   #176 
           - "Why would some crazed idiots who want to set women back 50 years bother you?" wtf?  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 11:38 AM   #64 
           - re: Why would some crazed idiots ... bother you?  MedicalAdmin   Mar-09-11 04:21 PM   #123 
           - Enjoy your brief stay at DU, HappyYou.  Chorophyll   Mar-09-11 05:01 PM   #145 
           - As a volunteer clinic escort, I can certainly see many women  HERVEPA   Mar-09-11 08:21 PM   #182 
           - Because I should not be harassed, stalked,  musette_sf   Mar-10-11 03:20 PM   #246 
        - Then you just fell off the turnip truck.  Pacifist Patriot   Mar-09-11 11:05 AM   #51 
        - No, had a co-worker almost die instead of "crossing the line" to get to a Planned Parenthood  haele   Mar-09-11 05:23 PM   #150 
        - Thanks for posting this. THis is a story that needs to be heard.  MedicalAdmin   Mar-10-11 12:57 PM   #240 
        - wow, how wrong can someone be?  spooked911   Mar-09-11 08:03 PM   #180 
        - Oh, brother.  swimboy   Mar-09-11 09:06 PM   #187 
        - The reasons why a woman might feel like "shit" about having an aborion  SylviaD   Mar-10-11 04:20 AM   #208 
        - spoken like someone without a uterus  SemperEadem   Mar-10-11 05:33 AM   #210 
        - I'm not sure but I think #23 was trying to say something like this.  MedicalAdmin   Mar-10-11 01:03 PM   #241 
        - Never forget  Action   Mar-10-11 09:06 AM   #227 
  - I agree with you.  classof56   Mar-09-11 09:54 AM   #17 
  - Why is it anyone's business?  Bandit   Mar-09-11 09:56 AM   #19 
  - Wish I could recommend this hundreds of times.  Wind Dancer   Mar-09-11 09:56 AM   #20 
  - I'm so sick of people even here saying it's always such a  TorchTheWitch   Mar-09-11 09:57 AM   #21 
  - I'm a male so I know i'm not really supposed to have an opinion on this  el_bryanto   Mar-09-11 10:15 AM   #26 
  - I don't remember being born, I won't remember dying  Horse with no Name   Mar-09-11 10:58 AM   #48 
  - What exactly should my role in the dialogue be?  el_bryanto   Mar-09-11 11:06 AM   #52 
  - If your partner ASKS for your opinion  Horse with no Name   Mar-09-11 11:10 AM   #56 
  - you don't HAVE a fucking role in the "dialogue"!  TorchTheWitch   Mar-09-11 11:16 AM   #57 
  - Of course. I apologize for not agreeing with you. And for speaking at all. n/t  el_bryanto   Mar-09-11 11:19 AM   #58 
  - too bad then about that whole pesky democracy thingy  hfojvt   Mar-09-11 03:10 PM   #107 
  - Wow  WatsonT   Mar-09-11 03:44 PM   #113 
  - I wonder how you could enforce "no opinion" rule.  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 04:08 PM   #120 
     - I think we currently lack the technology to make this dream a reality  WatsonT   Mar-09-11 04:12 PM   #121 
        - Would you like to know my opinion about someone getting an abortion?  uppityperson   Mar-10-11 12:23 PM   #233 
           - Sounds fine to me  WatsonT   Mar-10-11 12:42 PM   #238 
  - THis is just my opinion, but...  MedicalAdmin   Mar-09-11 04:27 PM   #128 
  - Overkill.  TroglodyteScholar   Mar-09-11 05:35 PM   #153 
  - You need to wash your mouth out with soap and water.  mwooldri   Mar-09-11 06:46 PM   #172 
     - Are you talking legally mandated "should", or it is positive for couples to communicate "should"?  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 07:59 PM   #179 
     - IANAL. nt  mwooldri   Mar-09-11 08:37 PM   #185 
        - So, you are giving your opinion. What do you think? What do you mean?  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 09:18 PM   #188 
           - Definitely not legally mandated (hence IANAL acronym).  mwooldri   Mar-10-11 12:03 AM   #203 
              - Thank you.. Too many think it should be legally mandated and try to get bills saying such  uppityperson   Mar-10-11 10:58 AM   #231 
     - she doesn't need to wash anything out with soap and water  SemperEadem   Mar-10-11 05:37 AM   #211 
        - Using vulgar language in the way that TorchTheWitch used ...  mwooldri   Mar-10-11 12:41 PM   #237 
           - Then you seriously do not understand the justifiable anger women  Lars39   Mar-10-11 12:44 PM   #239 
           - We are obviously seriously misunderstanding each other.  mwooldri   Mar-10-11 03:47 PM   #250 
              - Being thought elegant is the least of my concerns.  Lars39   Mar-10-11 09:21 PM   #258 
           - Oh for fuckitty fuck's fuck sake.  Warren DeMontague   Mar-10-11 02:17 PM   #243 
           - What's uncivil is thinking you're somehow placed on this earth to 2nd guess other peoples' private  Warren DeMontague   Mar-10-11 02:22 PM   #244 
           - Too true. I am *not* placed on this earth to 2nd guess as such.  mwooldri   Mar-10-11 02:47 PM   #245 
              - As you allude, the situation in Ireland (like many other things) is the Pope's fault.  Warren DeMontague   Mar-10-11 03:42 PM   #247 
                 - With that default position I agree with you 100 [censored] percent. nt.  mwooldri   Mar-10-11 03:48 PM   #252 
           - then go cry to your queen about that  SemperEadem   Mar-10-11 08:19 PM   #255 
  - Your role then is to continue to vote pro-choice, to donate your money and time to keep the choice  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 11:41 AM   #65 
     - This guy will +1 this role.  mwooldri   Mar-09-11 06:55 PM   #174 
     - Yes, because he's been given such wonderful encouragement to do so.  Powdered Toast Man   Mar-10-11 09:02 AM   #225 
        - There are extremists but I try not to be.  uppityperson   Mar-10-11 12:34 PM   #236 
  - "A sac of cells is NOT a person. It does not think, it does not reason..."  cognoscere   Mar-09-11 03:05 PM   #104 
  - That is SERIOUSLY Fucked up!  Powdered Toast Man   Mar-10-11 08:59 AM   #224 
  - your opinion stops where a woman's body begins n/t  TorchTheWitch   Mar-09-11 11:09 AM   #54 
  - Simple and straightforward. Am I allowed to think people should stop smoking? n/t  el_bryanto   Mar-09-11 11:10 AM   #55 
  - your opinion stops where someone else's body begins  TorchTheWitch   Mar-09-11 11:25 AM   #59 
  - If i see someone about to off themselves am I allowed to say "Wait! Don't kill yourself!" n/t  el_bryanto   Mar-09-11 11:30 AM   #61 
     - No, you really shouldn't...  snooper2   Mar-09-11 11:58 AM   #72 
     - are they killing themselves by a private legal medical procedure?  TorchTheWitch   Mar-09-11 12:04 PM   #75 
     - That's a pretty fine line. But your volume more than makes up for it.  el_bryanto   Mar-09-11 12:08 PM   #77 
     - I'd change "everybody" to "too many"  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 12:15 PM   #82 
     - I fully support your right to not get an abortion.  Warren DeMontague   Mar-10-11 03:48 PM   #253 
     - I would feel hurt and betrayed if my wife had an abortion without discussing it with me.  MedicalAdmin   Mar-09-11 04:50 PM   #139 
        - Didn't you read? Your opinion doesn't matter.  Powdered Toast Man   Mar-10-11 09:05 AM   #226 
           - That's not my take on the general tone of this discussion at all.  MedicalAdmin   Mar-10-11 12:18 PM   #232 
           - Do you worry about the feelings of your sperm?  Warren DeMontague   Mar-10-11 03:46 PM   #249 
     - No.  Warren DeMontague   Mar-10-11 03:47 PM   #251 
  - Let me get the tiny violin out for you, since you're not being "allowed" to think what you want.  Warren DeMontague   Mar-10-11 03:43 PM   #248 
  - oh bullshit. Everyone has the right to an opinion, it is what they DO with their opinon  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 11:43 AM   #67 
     - do you have a right to have an opinon about my personal and  TorchTheWitch   Mar-09-11 12:12 PM   #79 
        - Yes, I do. And you have a right to an opinion about mine. You have NO right to do anything  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 12:14 PM   #81 
        - that's nuts  TorchTheWitch   Mar-09-11 02:49 PM   #96 
           - If I know about something, I have the right to an opinion. Not a right to DO anything about it.  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 03:02 PM   #101 
           - you seem to be really confused  TorchTheWitch   Mar-09-11 05:57 PM   #159 
              - You are the confused one. Let me try this again, see if I can simplify what I am saying.  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 06:05 PM   #161 
           - If he has no right to an opinion, just what exactly are you going to do about it?  BzaDem   Mar-09-11 04:23 PM   #125 
           - "not my damn business"  MedicalAdmin   Mar-09-11 04:54 PM   #141 
           - Rights versus privilege.  MedicalAdmin   Mar-09-11 05:00 PM   #144 
        - How would one even go about taking away that priviledge?  WatsonT   Mar-09-11 03:46 PM   #114 
        - I've been following your arguments...  MedicalAdmin   Mar-09-11 04:52 PM   #140 
        - Backing up to here to try again. Please read and see what I am saying rather than  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 06:09 PM   #163 
  - I'm adopted and have had an abortion.  blueamy66   Mar-11-11 07:42 AM   #262 
  - +1. I have never understood why people think it is such a big deal. (nt)  ieoeja   Mar-09-11 10:30 AM   #30 
  - You really don't understand that? I mean really can't grasp it?  el_bryanto   Mar-09-11 10:36 AM   #32 
     - Correct. (nt)  ieoeja   Mar-09-11 10:43 AM   #39 
        - Fair enough. You must go to a lot of effort not to understand. n/t  el_bryanto   Mar-09-11 10:57 AM   #46 
           - Just the opposite. I strove to understand. But can not.  ieoeja   Mar-09-11 01:44 PM   #85 
           - I find that baffling  el_bryanto   Mar-09-11 02:17 PM   #91 
           - Not religious.  ieoeja   Mar-09-11 02:40 PM   #95 
              - Fair enough; the point isn't to convince you that abortion is wrong  el_bryanto   Mar-09-11 02:53 PM   #99 
              - Heck, I didn't understand all the fuss people made over my mom's corpse a couple years ago.  ieoeja   Mar-09-11 04:40 PM   #134 
              - Can I stop paying for wars with my taxes? I think that is very unethical.  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 04:45 PM   #138 
              - I was raised Roman Catholic  blueamy66   Mar-11-11 07:58 AM   #264 
              - Exactly. Every time a woman menstruated everyone should be in anguish  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 03:05 PM   #103 
                 - There is an fundie cult around this.  MedicalAdmin   Mar-09-11 05:04 PM   #146 
                    - It's not even about abortion.  Rozlee   Mar-09-11 07:54 PM   #178 
                       - A comment and then a monty python moment.  MedicalAdmin   Mar-10-11 12:24 PM   #234 
           - When was the RCC "pro-choice"? Link?  Common Sense Party   Mar-10-11 04:24 PM   #254 
           - I haven't gone to any more effort than listening to my friends who've had abortions.  Iris   Mar-09-11 02:52 PM   #98 
  - Sometimes the decision is easy, sometimes heartbreaking. There is no "should", but how it is  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 11:45 AM   #68 
  - Very well said!  HERVEPA   Mar-09-11 08:22 PM   #183 
  - Ditto!  readmoreoften   Mar-09-11 05:47 PM   #157 
  - Lemme guess. You would have been one of the people  liberalhistorian   Mar-09-11 09:26 PM   #191 
  - wrong  SemperEadem   Mar-10-11 05:55 AM   #212 
     - I didn't get that sense at all from the post.  liberalhistorian   Mar-10-11 07:56 AM   #218 
        - oh, the old "hysterical woman" premise.  SemperEadem   Mar-10-11 08:20 PM   #256 
  - +1000  blueamy66   Mar-11-11 07:47 AM   #263 
  - I'm not saying they should but men would get asked about vasectomies.  LoZoccolo   Mar-09-11 10:03 AM   #22 
  - No spousal permission needed for my vasectomy.  Nye Bevan   Mar-09-11 10:12 AM   #24 
  - Yeah, it might be a state-to-state thing or it might not.  LoZoccolo   Mar-09-11 10:14 AM   #25 
  - What particular medical professional do you seek for a vasectomy?  ieoeja   Mar-09-11 10:34 AM   #31 
     - Urologist (nt)  Nye Bevan   Mar-09-11 10:37 AM   #34 
     - Vet?  MedicalAdmin   Mar-09-11 05:07 PM   #147 
     - Urologist n/t  MountainLaurel   Mar-09-11 10:38 AM   #35 
     - urologist? nt  HappyMe   Mar-09-11 10:42 AM   #38 
     - GYN and gen surgeon I worked with did vasectomies in office. So did FP doc.  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 11:47 AM   #69 
  - IIRC I think that where it exists it's spousal notification, not permission.  Gormy Cuss   Mar-09-11 12:01 PM   #74 
  - I had to endure a bitter lecture when my ex-husband  yellerpup   Mar-09-11 03:33 PM   #109 
  - I needed spousal approval for a tubal ligation  musette_sf   Mar-09-11 03:40 PM   #110 
     - People forget that there are valid reasons for calling the movement PRO-CHOICE.  Gormy Cuss   Mar-09-11 06:45 PM   #171 
     - I had a TL done in 1997. I was single and about 37. I needed no one's permission  SemperEadem   Mar-10-11 06:00 AM   #213 
  - Because of the right wing lies about women being flippant or ignorant about abortion.  ehrnst   Mar-09-11 10:15 AM   #27 
  - The outraged "They use abortion as birth control!"  eilen   Mar-09-11 10:42 AM   #37 
  - K&R nt  TBF   Mar-09-11 10:20 AM   #29 
  - K&R  cliffordu   Mar-09-11 10:37 AM   #33 
  - Your choice and it sounds like you made the right one.  Deep13   Mar-09-11 10:40 AM   #36 
  - K&R n/t  OneGrassRoot   Mar-09-11 10:44 AM   #40 
  - An abortion is a legal medical procedure  Horse with no Name   Mar-09-11 10:44 AM   #41 
  - Gee, can't imagine why they wouldn't voice their happiness  TorchTheWitch   Mar-09-11 11:54 AM   #71 
  - Do you mean over the procedure or having the abortion done as far as happiness?  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 12:01 PM   #73 
  - The procedure  Horse with no Name   Mar-09-11 12:04 PM   #76 
     - I've known women to be happy at having manicure then abortion, but  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 12:13 PM   #80 
  - Complete agreement.  MedicalAdmin   Mar-09-11 05:12 PM   #148 
  - I haven't seen it...  MellowDem   Mar-09-11 10:48 AM   #43 
  - You're right, but . . .  gratuitous   Mar-09-11 10:51 AM   #44 
  - Not to me, they're not. (n/t)  Iggo   Mar-09-11 10:52 AM   #45 
  - Abortion is a decision that should be between a woman and her doctor  LynneSin   Mar-09-11 10:58 AM   #49 
  - K/r. Mine was actually for medical reasons, but I would have done it anyway,  blondeatlast   Mar-09-11 11:07 AM   #53 
  - Thank you for being candid. Many other women feel the same exact way.  jtown1123   Mar-09-11 11:26 AM   #60 
  - You are 100% correct...  ljm2002   Mar-09-11 11:30 AM   #62 
  - OMG.  Control-Z   Mar-10-11 01:53 AM   #204 
     - I didn't try very hard...  ljm2002   Mar-10-11 09:16 AM   #229 
  - Arguments I never hear (do you think they might help?)  snot   Mar-09-11 11:32 AM   #63 
  - I regularly use the "involuntary servitude" line on RR boards  musette_sf   Mar-09-11 03:54 PM   #118 
  - Exactly. I can't see how it's anyone else's business.  MineralMan   Mar-09-11 11:41 AM   #66 
  - There are all sorts of stories and I think sharing them is a good thing, but not justifying them.  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 11:53 AM   #70 
  - Damn right!!  polmaven   Mar-09-11 12:18 PM   #83 
  - ^5 Sister!  Evolve_Already   Mar-09-11 01:11 PM   #84 
  - "Mansplain"  Control-Z   Mar-10-11 02:01 AM   #205 
     - Thanks for the welcome Control-Z.  Evolve_Already   Mar-11-11 07:27 AM   #261 
  - + like about a frickin' zillion n/t  Scout   Mar-09-11 01:47 PM   #86 
  - Because most Americans think that abortion is morally wrong  Freddie Stubbs   Mar-09-11 01:57 PM   #87 
  - Amen!  ceile   Mar-09-11 01:58 PM   #88 
  - I spell  femrap   Mar-09-11 02:05 PM   #89 
  - Even the Roman Catholic church had a stance considered radically pro-choice today.  ieoeja   Mar-09-11 02:16 PM   #90 
     - But then....  femrap   Mar-09-11 05:31 PM   #152 
        - If Catholic priests had to carry and deliver children,  Liberal Insights   Mar-09-11 06:26 PM   #169 
           - Ain't that the Truth.  femrap   Mar-09-11 07:15 PM   #175 
  - There should be no questions asked.  Dash87   Mar-09-11 02:19 PM   #92 
  - EXACTLY thank you- its non one else's business  we can do it   Mar-09-11 02:26 PM   #93 
  - I agree  Vehl   Mar-09-11 02:26 PM   #94 
  - Good point. They don't have to. n/t  pnwmom   Mar-09-11 02:52 PM   #97 
  - Mostly the adopted babies are healthy;  greiner3   Mar-09-11 02:58 PM   #100 
  - I didn't know they were  hfojvt   Mar-09-11 03:02 PM   #102 
  - really? Try expanding your view.  cali   Mar-09-11 03:05 PM   #105 
  - is your reply supposed to convinced me  hfojvt   Mar-09-11 04:05 PM   #119 
     - uh, no. I'm not trying to convince you that I'm nice  cali   Mar-09-11 04:24 PM   #126 
     - "convenience" like being able to work at a liveable wage? Being able to finish school?  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 04:41 PM   #135 
     - What if they are?  lapislzi   Mar-10-11 12:31 PM   #235 
  - Someone not feeling shame about getting an abortion "helps convince then that they are right"?  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 03:08 PM   #106 
     - you don't think it does?  hfojvt   Mar-09-11 04:14 PM   #122 
        - Explain please.  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 04:21 PM   #124 
           - I don't see anything that requires an explanation, with one exception  hfojvt   Mar-09-11 05:14 PM   #149 
              - Let me try again.  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 05:41 PM   #155 
  - I agree with you.  woofless   Mar-09-11 03:14 PM   #108 
  - because they care about the women who come after them  pitohui   Mar-09-11 03:42 PM   #111 
  - +1000  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 03:43 PM   #112 
  - I'm not criticizing women who have stories about how without an abortion  cali   Mar-09-11 04:28 PM   #130 
     - Indeed. Some abortions are more acceptable than others.  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 04:43 PM   #137 
  - Nice job  Stuckinthebush   Mar-09-11 03:47 PM   #115 
  - K+R!  BobbyBoring   Mar-09-11 03:54 PM   #117 
  - Not your biz  james0tucson   Mar-09-11 05:58 PM   #160 
  - Brava!!  prole_for_peace   Mar-09-11 04:25 PM   #127 
  - The guilt trip is a calculated weapon used by the pro-lifers.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-09-11 04:27 PM   #129 
  - Our culture currently demands that they do so  MNBrewer   Mar-09-11 04:29 PM   #131 
  - I really wish more women were more public and outspoken about their choice  TNLib   Mar-09-11 04:30 PM   #132 
  - Agreed and thanks.  PeaceNikki   Mar-09-11 04:33 PM   #133 
  - Mine was because my birth control failed  csziggy   Mar-09-11 04:41 PM   #136 
  - k&r  LeftishBrit   Mar-09-11 04:57 PM   #142 
  - Kick and rec.  Chorophyll   Mar-09-11 04:59 PM   #143 
  - I had one illegal abortion  handmade34   Mar-09-11 05:23 PM   #151 
  - Same here. I agree with you. n/t  RebelOne   Mar-12-11 04:26 PM   #267 
  - a womans body is her own, its that simple  Mybrokenchains   Mar-09-11 05:38 PM   #154 
  - Totally agree with you. All the hand-wringing is a bad frame job to begin with.  readmoreoften   Mar-09-11 05:46 PM   #156 
  - Because we're ex-Catholics?  crim son   Mar-09-11 05:52 PM   #158 
  - Because our society at large pressures them into feeling guilty  Rex   Mar-09-11 06:07 PM   #162 
  - Because even the people at Planned fucking Parenthood seem to want justification.  iris27   Mar-09-11 06:09 PM   #164 
  - Not any clinics I worked at. We worked hard at not wanting or needing any justification  uppityperson   Mar-09-11 06:12 PM   #165 
  - I'm with you  Qanisqineq   Mar-09-11 06:15 PM   #166 
  - agreed! n/t  quaker bill   Mar-09-11 06:15 PM   #167 
  - K&R.  grahamhgreen   Mar-09-11 06:21 PM   #168 
  - Thank you!  cmd   Mar-09-11 06:34 PM   #170 
  - I struggle with this.  democrank   Mar-09-11 06:50 PM   #173 
  - Justifying abortions  Cadilla   Mar-09-11 07:54 PM   #177 
  - Welcome to DU!  Rex   Mar-09-11 08:09 PM   #181 
  - welcome  handmade34   Mar-09-11 08:27 PM   #184 
  - Good point  Tumbulu   Mar-09-11 09:50 PM   #192 
  - Nor should they feel compelled to hide it. k&r  JeffersonChick   Mar-09-11 09:01 PM   #186 
  - Bingo. n/t  krispos42   Mar-09-11 09:20 PM   #189 
  - why doesn't the religious right put similar restrictions on men? abortion=excuse to shame too  alp227   Mar-09-11 09:26 PM   #190 
  - the male or partner in the relationship  onpatrol98   Mar-09-11 10:07 PM   #193 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-09-11 10:08 PM   #194 
  - word.  IGoToDU   Mar-09-11 10:08 PM   #195 
  - Absolutely  tavalon   Mar-09-11 10:13 PM   #196 
  - I think your header might be kind of inflammatory.  Withywindle   Mar-09-11 10:55 PM   #197 
  - I get sick of women being portrayed has having abortions on a whim. n/t  cynatnite   Mar-09-11 10:56 PM   #198 
  - Hey, it ain't easy for the guy either. I know it's harder for the woman. But people forget this  HEyHEY   Mar-09-11 11:01 PM   #199 
  - Agreed 100%.  dorkulon   Mar-09-11 11:04 PM   #200 
  - K&R for bravery and righteousness. nt  heliarc   Mar-09-11 11:13 PM   #201 
  - It's our choice, our business, our bodies  madmax   Mar-09-11 11:34 PM   #202 
  - i agree. nt  DesertFlower   Mar-10-11 02:38 AM   #206 
  - Standing O  Faux pas   Mar-10-11 03:23 AM   #207 
  - I whole-heartedly agree  SemperEadem   Mar-10-11 05:26 AM   #209 
  - K&R!  lupinella   Mar-10-11 06:18 AM   #214 
  - Social pressure.  WinkyDink   Mar-10-11 07:40 AM   #216 
  - I agree, cali. Moreover, it's way too much information and  Fire1   Mar-10-11 07:47 AM   #217 
  - Couldn't agree more - it's no one's business  Mad_Dem_X   Mar-10-11 08:16 AM   #219 
  - Because women are constantly being attacked, demonized, punished for having abortions, for thinking  northoftheborder   Mar-10-11 08:22 AM   #220 
  - Why? Because people get !!emotional!! about "Babies". Easy. Simplistic.  BlancheSplanchnik   Mar-10-11 08:38 AM   #221 
  - well said. n/t  Iris   Mar-10-11 08:24 PM   #257 
  - thanks Iris!  BlancheSplanchnik   Mar-11-11 01:15 PM   #265 
     - You're welcome!  Iris   Mar-12-11 04:21 PM   #266 
        - Me too :) I love knowing someone who's thinking along the same lines  BlancheSplanchnik   Mar-13-11 12:21 PM   #268 
           - It is a deep subject  Iris   Mar-13-11 09:29 PM   #269 
              - there's a conversation that needs to happen....  BlancheSplanchnik   Mar-14-11 10:18 AM   #270 
  - If you think this has anything to do with "babies", they've already won.  Warren DeMontague   Mar-11-11 04:07 AM   #259 
  - + 1 TRILLION!  lapislzi   Mar-10-11 08:59 AM   #223 
  - I agree with you 100%. Absolutely right on!  hamsterjill   Mar-10-11 09:14 AM   #228 
  - The goalposts about this issue,  felix_numinous   Mar-10-11 09:29 AM   #230 
  - Shouldn't need to, although I did respect what Jackie Speer did on the House Floor.  Warren DeMontague   Mar-10-11 01:16 PM   #242 
  - Why is it anyone's business?  quaker bill   Mar-11-11 05:15 AM   #260 
 

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