Activist: "Abortion Threatens Black America's Future"

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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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Ocean56

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#693 Feb 18, 2013
THE RELIC wrote:
You're another dumb azz not knowimg the vast majority of unwanted pregnancies and abortions involve adolescent children.
Give adolescents birth control contraceptives is putting gas on a fire and promoting sexual activity.
Actually, "genius," I strongly recommend that teen girls and guys stay sexFREE (free FROM sex) while in middle and high school, to AVOID the unwanted outcomes of pregnancy and STD's. Didn't you READ my earlier posts on this thread?

THE RELIC

United States

#694 Feb 18, 2013
You yahoo mofo's just stepped in the red zone.

Bring it!
Ocean56

AOL

#695 Feb 18, 2013
THE RELIC wrote:
Religionist extremists? What are your beliefs cause, you do have beliefs and that is "your" religion. That's right, satanism is a religion too!
My beliefs are none of YOUR bleeping business. I can say that since "Satan" is IMAGINARY, I don't buy the "satanism" thing.
Ocean56

AOL

#696 Feb 18, 2013
For all the prochoicers here; have you all noticed that in just about all cases of teen pregnancy, it is usually the girl who gets blamed for getting pregnant but almost never the guy who GOT her pregnant? I have, and it drives me nuts. The idea of blaming ONLY the girl is idiotic, but most anti-choice morons are BACKWARD enough to support it.

Personally, I think the question of WHOSE idea was it to have sex in the first place really needs to be asked in these cases. I believe it DOES matter, because after all, it takes TWO people, a girl AND a guy, to create a pregnancy.

That being said, I also think it is vital for girls to realize that whatever dreams they have of a college/vocational education and a job/career after that could easily be destroyed if they make the mistake of having sex and possibly getting pregnant.

IMO the most important question a girl who has dreams of education and career after high school must ask herself is: "is having sex worth having all my education and career dreams ruined if I get pregnant?" The obvious answer to that is "NO, it is NOT worth the risk of getting pregnant and then being stuck with a baby. It is NOT worth my having to give up all my dreams of a good education and career. So I will NOT do it, even if a guy says he'll break up with me."

Asking and answering that ONE vital question could make it much easier for a girl to dump an immature boyfriend who keeps pressuring her to have sex. Guys who keep pressuring girls to have sex before they've even graduated high school aren't worth keeping as boyfriends in the first place. So ladies, if a guy threatens to break up with you if you don't have sex with him, DON'T give in. Break up with HIM instead.
THE RELIC

United States

#697 Feb 18, 2013
Ocean56 wrote:
<quoted text>

I'm perfectly capable of deciding for MYSELF what is acceptable or not.
You don't know jack schitt. You were not born fully grown with a fully developed Id.
Ocean56

AOL

#698 Feb 18, 2013
Babies are EXPENSIVE

One of the most overlooked factors of being a mom, whether you're a teen or young adult, is how much it really costs to care for a baby and child. Many girls/women have no idea whatsoever how truly EXPENSIVE it is to buy all the supplies a baby will need, even in the first two months.

So, just to do a little research myself, I took a notebook with me on one of my shopping trips to the grocery store, and wrote down the costs for items that parents will need for a baby. Here's a short price list:

Diapers - Huggies (to 14 pounds) 40/pkg.$9.99
Formula - Enfamil, newborn, 6 2oz. btl/pkg.$7.99
Wipes - Pampers baby wipes, 72/pkg.$2.79
Bottles - Evenflo, 3/pkg.$5.69
Bottle cleaning brush, 1/pkg.$2.99
Pacifiers - Nuk, 2/pkg.$3.69
Diaper rash cream - Desitin, 1 tube $5.45
Baby powder - Johnson's lrg. economy size $4.59
Baby wash - Johnson's lrg.$2.79
Baby shampoo - Johnson's med. size $3.99

The above are just the BASE prices, which were priced on 3/26/12. The cost for diapers and formula will quickly multiply, depending on how much formula the baby needs and how many diaper changes the baby must have to keep his/her skin healthy. Diapers must be changed quite frequently to avoid diaper rash, which occurs as a result of babies being in a wet or stinky diaper for too long.

Let's assume, as an example, that the baby will have to be changed six times a day. The cost of diapers, which is $9.99 for a package of 40 can multiply as follows:

6 diapers per day, x 7 days = 42 diapers
42 diapers per week, x 4 weeks =$168 per month

The cost of formula can multiply a lot too, depending on how much formula is used per day. When my son was a newborn and infant, he could easily consume a bottle at each feeding, which could be 2 or 3 ounces. If the baby is bigger, he/she will need more at each feeding.

The base cost for a six-pack of Enfamil ready-to-use 2oz. bottles is $7.99, which is really $8.00 minus a penny. It can multiply as follows:

2 six-packs per week @$8.00 =$16.00 per week
$16.00 x 4 weeks =$64.00 month

Remember, these figures are just ESTIMATES. Parents may choose different types of formula, but they have to know what the cost is, and they'll have to multiply it for a monthly estimate.

Also, these costs are for diapers and formula ALONE. Parents will also have to buy clothes, a car seat (required by law), crib, stroller, infant seat, baby toys, and the list goes on.

It will be difficult, and in some cases impossible, for girls and young women to buy all these necessities for a baby, especially when the moms are teens and are too young to even work if they are younger than 16. Even moms over the age of 16 must graduate high school first, in order to obtain better jobs.

For this and many other reasons, teen girls and guys are better off being sexFREE (free FROM sex) while in middle and high school.
REDNECK SNAPPER

El Monte, CA

#699 Feb 18, 2013
Ocean56 wrote:
<quoted text>

The problem is the militant religionist morons who want to restrict women's access to contraception as well as abortion. You might want to try fixing THAT problem first.
Why are you intolerant of others religious beliefs. That's "your" problem.

You want to laden somebody with guilt? Come on dog, fetch!
REDNECK SNAPPER

El Monte, CA

#700 Feb 18, 2013
Ocean56 wrote:
<quoted text>
No one has to live by YOUR so-called "morals." I believe that was CPetr's point. If I'm wrong, he'll correct me.
You don't have to live by my morals, I do and that is why I'm not the one bitching about how hard it is to be a parent like you.
REDNECK SNAPPER

United States

#701 Feb 18, 2013
CASEY ANTHONY wrote:
If girls and women think school or work is hard now, they should know that becoming a mother will be ten times harder. Many mothers and grandmothers donít tell young girls and women in their family exactly how hard motherhood truly is, for reasons known only to them. I strongly disagree with the practice of keeping girls in ignorance of this. I believe they NEED to know what being a mother will require of them, so they can make an informed decision about being a mother, even if it means some girls will decide not to be mothers at any point in their lives. That is just fine if some don't want to be mothers. Not all girls or women are suited to be moms, and choosing NOT to be a mother is just as valid as the choice to be one.
Some of the hardships mothers of all ages will face once a baby arrives include -- but are not limited to -- the following:
1. Loss of freedom
2. Loss of sleep
3. Loss of money
4. Loss of education and job/career opportunities
5. Loss of mobility
6. Loss of private time
7. Dealing with colic
There is no escaping the fact that becoming a mother makes a girlís/woman's life much HARDER and she loses most, if not all, of the benefits and comforts she had before she got pregnant. Too many girls/women are PRESSURED into having children by family members and/or religious community, and purposely aren't told just how very hard motherhood is until AFTER they have had a baby. I think it is high time that changed. If some girls/women decide they don't want the hardships of motherhood, that is fine. The choice for a woman to be childfree is just as valid and respectable as the choice to be a mother.
Look at this bullschitt!

Everything about being a mother is doom and gloom.

Not one good thing is listed.
REDNECK SNAPPER

El Monte, CA

#702 Feb 18, 2013
Ocean56 wrote:
If girls and women think school or work is hard now, they should know that becoming a mother will be ten times harder. Many mothers and grandmothers donít tell young girls and women in their family exactly how hard motherhood truly is, for reasons known only to them. I strongly disagree with the practice of keeping girls in ignorance of this. I believe they NEED to know what being a mother will require of them, so they can make an informed decision about being a mother, even if it means some girls will decide not to be mothers at any point in their lives. That is just fine if some don't want to be mothers. Not all girls or women are suited to be moms, and choosing NOT to be a mother is just as valid as the choice to be one.
Some of the hardships mothers of all ages will face once a baby arrives include -- but are not limited to -- the following:
1. Loss of freedom
2. Loss of sleep
3. Loss of money
4. Loss of education and job/career opportunities
5. Loss of mobility
6. Loss of private time
7. Dealing with colic
There is no escaping the fact that becoming a mother makes a girlís/woman's life much HARDER and she loses most, if not all, of the benefits and comforts she had before she got pregnant. Too many girls/women are PRESSURED into having children by family members and/or religious community, and purposely aren't told just how very hard motherhood is until AFTER they have had a baby. I think it is high time that changed. If some girls/women decide they don't want the hardships of motherhood, that is fine. The choice for a woman to be childfree is just as valid and respectable as the choice to be a mother.
Look at this bullschitt!

I bet your children look like a punching bag or an astray.

I can only wonder about their emotional state.
REDNECK SNAPPER

El Monte, CA

#703 Feb 18, 2013
Ocean56 wrote:
If girls and women think school or work is hard now, they should know that becoming a mother will be ten times harder. Many mothers and grandmothers donít tell young girls and women in their family exactly how hard motherhood truly is, for reasons known only to them. I strongly disagree with the practice of keeping girls in ignorance of this. I believe they NEED to know what being a mother will require of them, so they can make an informed decision about being a mother, even if it means some girls will decide not to be mothers at any point in their lives. That is just fine if some don't want to be mothers. Not all girls or women are suited to be moms, and choosing NOT to be a mother is just as valid as the choice to be one.
Some of the hardships mothers of all ages will face once a baby arrives include -- but are not limited to -- the following:
1. Loss of freedom
2. Loss of sleep
3. Loss of money
4. Loss of education and job/career opportunities
5. Loss of mobility
6. Loss of private time
7. Dealing with colic
There is no escaping the fact that becoming a mother makes a girlís/woman's life much HARDER and she loses most, if not all, of the benefits and comforts she had before she got pregnant. Too many girls/women are PRESSURED into having children by family members and/or religious community, and purposely aren't told just how very hard motherhood is until AFTER they have had a baby. I think it is high time that changed. If some girls/women decide they don't want the hardships of motherhood, that is fine. The choice for a woman to be childfree is just as valid and respectable as the choice to be a mother.
For thousands and thousands of years people have been raising children under extreme difficulties.

I feel sorry for you living a dreadful life regretting all the fun you missed, all the parties you missed and all the opportunities you missed.

I bet your children are the victims of indirect aggression.

“Reality is better than truth.”

Level 1

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#704 Feb 18, 2013
PLM propaganda murders intelligent thought; If you are intelligent, stop PLM propaganda,
Brian_G wrote:
Abortion murders the unborn. If you believe in life, stop abortion.

“Reality is better than truth.”

Level 1

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#705 Feb 18, 2013
That's because it's a nutjob conspiracy theory:
http://www.whale.to/b/monarch_q.html
THE RELIC wrote:
<quoted text>
...
YOU KNOW AA'S ARE TOTALLY UNAWARE OF MONARCH BETA LEVEL PROGRAMMING
BETA....

“Reality is better than truth.”

Level 1

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#706 Feb 18, 2013
Adolescents need no encouragement to have sex; hormones are quite sufficient. Knowledge of contraception would at least protect them from STD's/pregnancy. But that isn't what you want. Like most social censors, you just want to punish people for transgressing YOUR "laws".
THE RELIC wrote:
<quoted text>
You're another dumb azz not knowimg the vast majority of unwanted pregnancies and abortions involve adolescent children.
Give adolescents birth control contraceptives is putting gas on a fire and promoting sexual activity.
GTFOH

“Reality is better than truth.”

Level 1

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#707 Feb 18, 2013
This is topix, not yahoo.

Bring it? Idiot.
THE RELIC wrote:
You yahoo mofo's just stepped in the red zone.
Bring it!
Ocean56

AOL

#708 Feb 18, 2013
REDNECK SNAPPER wrote:
Look at this bu*****t!
Everything about being a mother is doom and gloom.
Not one good thing is listed.
We all know about the cute baby kodak moments, pal, both parents and non-parents, so I don't need to list all of those.

What I post is the list of HARDSHIPS of motherhood, which almost NO ONE wants mentioned to girls and young women. I've lost count of how many times I have seen or heard the phrase "no one tells you how hard it is" to be a mother. I came to the conclusion that such is the case because most family members and friends who are parents don't WANT childless girls and women to know how hard it is. Why? Because some of these childless girls and women might decide to be childFREE (no kids by choice) for life.

I'd much rather see more childfree women (and men) than angry and resentful parents. Whether YOU agree with that or not is irrelevant. Parenthood is still OPTIONAL, not required. Get over it.
Ocean56

AOL

#709 Feb 18, 2013
REDNECK SNAPPER wrote:
For thousands and thousands of years people have been raising children under extreme difficulties.
I feel sorry for you living a dreadful life regretting all the fun you missed, all the parties you missed and all the opportunities you missed.
No need to be sorry for ME, pal, since I became a mom because I WANTED to, not because I was "supposed to." I didn't get pregnant and stuck with a baby in my teen years either.

The LAST things I wanted during my teens and twenties were marriage and motherhood, and I made sure I avoided BOTH during that time. So I didn't miss out on anything, whether that was parties, summer vacations, or important job opportunities after successfully completing ALL my education levels.

However, I will never LIE to girls and young women by keeping the HARDSHIPS of motherhood hidden from them and pretending motherhood is some kind of "walk in the park." I'll leave the lies about parenthood to regressives like you.

“Obsidian Princess”

Level 8

Since: Sep 09

louisiana

#710 Feb 18, 2013
im still waiting for relic and brian to show me gods laws.

“Obsidian Princess”

Level 8

Since: Sep 09

louisiana

#711 Feb 18, 2013
REDNECK SNAPPER wrote:
<quoted text>
For thousands and thousands of years people have been raising children under extreme difficulties.
I feel sorry for you living a dreadful life regretting all the fun you missed, all the parties you missed and all the opportunities you missed.
I bet your children are the victims of indirect aggression.
gods laws??

“Obsidian Princess”

Level 8

Since: Sep 09

louisiana

#712 Feb 18, 2013
Ocean56 wrote:
<quoted text>
We all know about the cute baby kodak moments, pal, both parents and non-parents, so I don't need to list all of those.
What I post is the list of HARDSHIPS of motherhood, which almost NO ONE wants mentioned to girls and young women. I've lost count of how many times I have seen or heard the phrase "no one tells you how hard it is" to be a mother. I came to the conclusion that such is the case because most family members and friends who are parents don't WANT childless girls and women to know how hard it is. Why? Because some of these childless girls and women might decide to be childFREE (no kids by choice) for life.
I'd much rather see more childfree women (and men) than angry and resentful parents. Whether YOU agree with that or not is irrelevant. Parenthood is still OPTIONAL, not required. Get over it.
i have heard many women say, that is they knew back then (before having children) what they know now, they would not have had any children.

it hurts me to my heart to hear a mother say this, but yet and still numbskulls like the ones we have right here on this thread think nothing of the resentment that often comes with being a mother, knowing good and well that if they could reverse the whole ordeal they would.

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