Activist: "Abortion Threatens Black A...

Activist: "Abortion Threatens Black America's Future"

There are 6155 comments on the Booker Rising story from Sep 24, 2012, titled Activist: "Abortion Threatens Black America's Future". In it, Booker Rising reports that:

The From Catholic Online : "Adding to the argument that abortion threatens one sector of American society over others, Catherine Davis, president of The Restoration Project, pointed out to the great racial disparity of women currently getting abortions." The article continues: "Davis said that according to the Centers for Disease Control, ... (more)

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Ink

Havertown, PA

#2155 Nov 14, 2013
cpeter1313 wrote:
Breast reduction surgery is often performed to alleviate back problems.
Facelifts are sometimes performed tom remove excess flesh following rapid weight loss, since it can interfere with respiration, speech, and eating.
Whether you like it or not, there are actual medical reasons for each procedure. The entire field of plastic surgery was jump-started by WW1, trying to give veterans back some semblance of a face.
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What is the medical reason for brest implants? So that you can suckle more children?
Ink

Havertown, PA

#2156 Nov 14, 2013
dedbebbies wrote:
<quoted text>Not sure Ink thinks this stuff through that far...and not sure she wants doctors forced to perform sterilizations. Hell, I don't want them 'forced' to perform sterilizations. I just wish sterilization absent medical necessity was legal, whenever the person decides they don't want to be fertile anymore, even if they're just 18. As it is, the legality of it is a barrier to getting fewer unwanted kids conceived, and that sucks regardless of the doctor's vulnerability to lawsuits. JMO
Thinks things through how far? How far do you have to think to be able to guarantee that you won't conceive children that you don't want? It seems logical to me.

“Reality is better than truth.”

Level 1

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#2157 Nov 14, 2013
Some implants are done to restore what a woman loses through mastectomies, and some are done for psychological reasons when a girl is extremely flat-chested--which can cause stress and even depression. Since not all women breastfeed, your question is meaningless.
Ink wrote:
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What is the medical reason for brest implants? So that you can suckle more children?

“Reality is better than truth.”

Level 1

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#2158 Nov 14, 2013
If heteros would accept anal and oral sex as "legitimate" sex, as opposed to making it all about penile/vaginal intercourse, you could be satisfied and avoid pregnancy. Win-win for everyone.
Ink wrote:
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Thinks things through how far? How far do you have to think to be able to guarantee that you won't conceive children that you don't want? It seems logical to me.

“CO2 is Gaseous Love”

Level 10

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#2159 Nov 15, 2013
Abortion hurts women; that's why they use anesthesia.

“Blessed Be”

Level 1

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#2160 Nov 15, 2013
Ink wrote:
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Who said forced? Is he forced to make boobs bigger? Is he forced to make a face younger? No he is paid for his unneccessary medical services. Why can't a woman request a tubal ligation?
Don't be dense again.
She can request it, what are you babbling about? Who said she can't request one? What she CAN'T do, is insist the reluctant doctor DO one, and the only way to change that is to FORCE them to do so.

How stupid ARE you, really?

Breathe in.....and now breathe out.

Maybe THAT'S your problem, you don't realize that breathing involves actually inhaling air into your lungs, and exhaling same. YOU think blood being pumped through your veins is enough to be "breathing", and so you don't understand me when I say breathe in.

“Reality is better than truth.”

Level 1

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#2161 Nov 15, 2013
That's idiotic. Dentists use anesthesia; should people not get their teeth taken care of?
Brian_G wrote:
Abortion hurts women; that's why they use anesthesia.
Ink

Havertown, PA

#2162 Nov 15, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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She can request it, what are you babbling about? Who said she can't request one? What she CAN'T do, is insist the reluctant doctor DO one, and the only way to change that is to FORCE them to do so.
You are against 'forcing' doctors to do something they don't want do. Okay. Then you are against 'forcing' doctors and hospitals to perform abortions if they don't want to? Very few medical students are even learning how to do abortions. They aren't interested.
Ink

Havertown, PA

#2163 Nov 15, 2013
cpeter1313 wrote:
Some implants are done to restore what a woman loses through mastectomies, and some are done for psychological reasons when a girl is extremely flat-chested--which can cause stress and even depression. Since not all women breastfeed, your question is meaningless.
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And some procedures are done for vanity. If doctors can do all these vanity surgeries then they should do tubal ligations.

“Blessed Be”

Level 1

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#2164 Nov 15, 2013
Ink wrote:
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And some procedures are done for vanity. If doctors can do all these vanity surgeries then they should do tubal ligations.
They do, when they see fit. But they don't always see fit to do so if the woman is under a certain age. AND, the only way to change that would be to FORCE them to do so. Is THAT what you're suggesting?

“CO2 is Gaseous Love”

Level 10

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#2165 Nov 15, 2013
cpeter1313 wrote:
That's idiotic. Dentists use anesthesia; should people not get their teeth taken care of?
An extracted tooth isn't an aborted fetus. Abortion is murder.
Ink

Havertown, PA

#2166 Nov 15, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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They do, when they see fit. But they don't always see fit to do so if the woman is under a certain age. AND, the only way to change that would be to FORCE them to do so. Is THAT what you're suggesting?
No in your case you should do everything your doctor tells you and you should not do anything he tells you not to do. You probably should do everything your husband and Big Brother tells you to do also since you have proven that you don't have a thought in your own pointy head. Maybe you have been wearing the witch hat too long.

“Blessed Be”

Level 1

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#2167 Nov 15, 2013
Ink wrote:
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You are against 'forcing' doctors to do something they don't want do. Okay. Then you are against 'forcing' doctors and hospitals to perform abortions if they don't want to? Very few medical students are even learning how to do abortions. They aren't interested.
Pay attention, Witless. I already said I am against forcing any doctor to perform any non-emergency surgery.

Breathe in......breathe out.

“Blessed Be”

Level 1

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#2168 Nov 15, 2013
Ink wrote:
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No in your case you should do everything your doctor tells you and you should not do anything he tells you not to do. You probably should do everything your husband and Big Brother tells you to do also since you have proven that you don't have a thought in your own pointy head. Maybe you have been wearing the witch hat too long.
LOL, you're projecting again.

So, what WAS your point, then, if you're not suggesting they be forced to do so?

Why makes such a big deal about asking us why we aren't making them do it?

“Reality is better than truth.”

Level 1

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#2169 Nov 15, 2013
You're aware plastic surgeons don't do tubal ligations, right? Not to mention that surgeons turn down vanity surgeries all the time, for a number of reasons.
Ink wrote:
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And some procedures are done for vanity. If doctors can do all these vanity surgeries then they should do tubal ligations.

“Reality is better than truth.”

Level 1

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#2170 Nov 15, 2013
The woman is free to remove the tooth or the fetus as she chooses. Your alleged point was that abortion hurts women.
Brian_G wrote:
<quoted text>An extracted tooth isn't an aborted fetus. Abortion is murder.
Ink

Havertown, PA

#2171 Nov 15, 2013
cpeter1313 wrote:
You're aware plastic surgeons don't do tubal ligations, right? Not to mention that surgeons turn down vanity surgeries all the time, for a number of reasons.
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No I wasn't aware of that. I though I could get a cut rate on both surgeries if I had them at the same time.

So, anyway why shouldn't a woman be able to get sterilized if she wants to?

“Blessed Be”

Level 1

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#2172 Nov 15, 2013
Ink wrote:
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No I wasn't aware of that. I though I could get a cut rate on both surgeries if I had them at the same time.
So, anyway why shouldn't a woman be able to get sterilized if she wants to?
Please tell me that your first two sentences were sarcasm. Please.

It has been explained why not numerous times. It's not our fault you're too stupid to understand.
Ink

Havertown, PA

#2173 Nov 15, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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Please tell me that your first two sentences were sarcasm. Please.
It has been explained why not numerous times. It's not our fault you're too stupid to understand.
Because the doctor doesn't want to do the surgery. That isn't much of an explanation although you seem to buy it. Who cares what he wants, it's your body.

“Blessed Be”

Level 1

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#2174 Nov 15, 2013
Ink wrote:
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Because the doctor doesn't want to do the surgery. That isn't much of an explanation although you seem to buy it. Who cares what he wants, it's your body.
More than that has been explained, many times. Why do you people bother to ask questions if you're only going to ignore the answers, and ask again later as though it's all brand new.

You're starting to really sound like June.

So, you DO think the doctor should be forced to perform tubal ligations. Do you think a doctor should be forced to perform abortions too?

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