Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision

Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision

There are 311484 comments on the Newsday story from Jan 22, 2008, titled Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision. In it, Newsday reports that:

Thousands of abortion opponents marched from the National Mall to the Supreme Court on Tuesday in their annual remembrance of the court's Roe v. Wade decision.

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“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

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#285414 Feb 21, 2013
SapphireBlue wrote:
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You'd have to be exposed to open jars and open containers over a significant period of time to have the smell linger that long.
I neither lifted the lid nor was close enough to it to identify any odor. Only cracked the door for a few seconds.
Is a dead baby, a tiny baby boy with fingernails, placed in a cold metal bowl bothersome to you?
Ah, another change. You just "cracked" the door. Got it.

Okay, so tell us this, WHY did you "assume" the liquid that you saw with your "own eyes", through a closed lid, up on a counter, from the "far side of the room", through a cracked door, for a "few seconds", was formaldehyde?
SapphireBlue

Orlando, FL

#285415 Feb 21, 2013
Bitner wrote:
Oh, and how DID you get through A&P and not be able to recognize the smell of formaldehyde in an enclosed room enough to recognize the lack of it?
I'm quite sure someone came into the utility to room to retrieve the metal bowl where I was told to leave the baby's body and transferred into a different container elsewhere in the hospital.
Otherwise, the strong distinctive odor might have disturbed the patients on the floor.

Apparently, the container is consuming you to the exclusion of the really important issue - killing the unborn.

Let's pretend like there was no container and I lied.

Then, perhaps, we can discuss how you cope with the killing of so many developing human beings.
SapphireBlue

Orlando, FL

#285416 Feb 21, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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Ah, another change. You just "cracked" the door. Got it.
Okay, so tell us this, WHY did you "assume" the liquid that you saw with your "own eyes", through a closed lid, up on a counter, from the "far side of the room", through a cracked door, for a "few seconds", was formaldehyde?
Arguing for argument's sake is having a weak argument.
SapphireBlue

Orlando, FL

#285417 Feb 21, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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Not the point. Which was that you were pretending they only came from induced abortions, and only post RvW. And, of course, it was just another attempt to deflect from the fact that you couldn't maintain your story full of holes.
Actually, it is the point since aborted babies are the topic of discussion. Never claimed the research hadn't gone on before RvW.

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

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#285418 Feb 21, 2013
SapphireBlue wrote:
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I'm quite sure someone came into the utility to room to retrieve the metal bowl where I was told to leave the baby's body and transferred into a different container elsewhere in the hospital.
Otherwise, the strong distinctive odor might have disturbed the patients on the floor.
Apparently, the container is consuming you to the exclusion of the really important issue - killing the unborn.
Let's pretend like there was no container and I lied.
Then, perhaps, we can discuss how you cope with the killing of so many developing human beings.
You mean this "distinctive" odor that you claimed you couldn't smell from the doorway would have penetrated the whole floor? So, apparently you DON'T have to be exposed to large amounts of it for an extended period of time in order to smell it, which you just claimed a few posts ago? Interesting.

The container is not "consuming" me. It's simply one of the indicators that you are making this crap up as you go along.

I don't have to "pretend". There was no such container, and you DID lie.

I don't have to "cope". A woman choosing to have an abortion is no more my business than one choosing to continue her pregnancy.

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

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#285419 Feb 21, 2013
SapphireBlue wrote:
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Arguing for argument's sake is having a weak argument.
No, lying about "experiences" in a lame attempt to bolster an argument means the argument is weak.

I'm not arguing for argument's sake. I'm exposing your lies, for the sake of honest debate.

“Blessed Be”

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#285420 Feb 21, 2013
SapphireBlue wrote:
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Arguing for argument's sake is having a weak argument.
By the way, your deflection from the question is duly noted.
Is there some reason you can't answer it?

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

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#285421 Feb 21, 2013
SapphireBlue wrote:
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Actually, it is the point since aborted babies are the topic of discussion. Never claimed the research hadn't gone on before RvW.
And I didn't say you stated it outright. Your implication all this time has been clear, that these things you are trying to pretend you experienced personally came as a direct result of RvW.
SapphireBlue

Orlando, FL

#285422 Feb 21, 2013
LiIrabbitfoofoo wrote:
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ANd then it was a metal bowl too, can't forget that!
ROFLMAO! Isn't this some funny shit?? LOLOL
Yes, it was. A very large metal bowl actually.

Let me describe the entire event to you.

After the mother's womb had been injected with saline solution earlier in the day, the physician, myself and another nurse were summoned to the patient's room that evening. It was dark outside, and the room was dimly lit with a sheet barrier in place to shield the mother's eyes from what was about to happen.

Everyone in the room remained silent. The physician attended to delivering the dead baby and I stood in the background waiting for him to need my assistance. When the mother pushed it out, the physician placed the dead baby in a large metal bowl, handed it to me and told me to put the towel that was nearby over it and instructed me where to take it.

I was still trying to force myself to swallow when I walked out of that room. I worked on a surgical floor and had changed the worst kinds of surgical dressings you can imagine. Never before had I experienced the kind of tightness in my throat where I could not even force down a swallow.

That was my first TP "terminated pregnancy" patient. There were many more to follow in the years ahead and I only worked at that hospital another two years. But a few nurses including myself had requested not to be assigned to TP patients any longer.

That was back in the mid 70s. It's different today.

Should we talk about vacuums that suck out dead babies now?
SapphireBlue

Orlando, FL

#285423 Feb 21, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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By the way, your deflection from the question is duly noted.
Is there some reason you can't answer it?
Methinks you protest too much.
Ink

Philadelphia, PA

#285424 Feb 21, 2013
Bit-o-honey wrote:
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A- abortion is not murder.
B- abortion was not murder before R v V wade.
You're not very bright.
It was and is murder according to the Ten Commandments.
SapphireBlue

Orlando, FL

#285425 Feb 21, 2013
Ocean56 wrote:
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Of course it's all about the WOMAN, no matter how many times anti-choicers claim otherwise. Since the woman assumes all the health risks and other difficulties of pregnancy, it is HER decision whether or not to continue it.
Your not liking a woman's decision NOT to continue a pregnancy is irrelevant, especially to any woman who DOESN'T want pregnancy or children. Motherhood is still OPTIONAL, not required. I suggest you deal with it.
How about the woman assuming preventing the creation of another life?

Or taking the morning after pill if there is any doubt?

Or men assuming more responsibilty themselves?
worships reality

New York, NY

#285426 Feb 21, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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By the way, your deflection from the question is duly noted.
Is there some reason you can't answer it?
probably the same reason you could never answer the question about what your personal stand on abortion is.
SapphireBlue

Orlando, FL

#285427 Feb 21, 2013
Guppy wrote:
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No way could a school voucher pay for private school.
A bunch of catholic schools in Phila. closed. No one wants to send their kids to public schools in Phila. Too bad for the kids. I guess their legal bills are astronomical and rather than doing the right thing with taking a financial hit they make the students suffer. It's the catholic way.
I believe that's the point behind vouchers. Parents having a choice where to send their own children for an education.

People who currently pay for private schooling are still taxed for public schools; therefore, they fund both public and private schools simultaneously. Vouchers and tax credits are intended to allow students and families to choose the school that best fits their needs.

Countries in Europe including Ireland, Sweden and the Netherlands already implement the voucher system.
Ink

Philadelphia, PA

#285428 Feb 21, 2013
SapphireBlue wrote:
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Denial must be bliss. So is ignorance I hear.
What do you suppose an aborted baby looks like?
Good question.
Ink

Philadelphia, PA

#285429 Feb 21, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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There is no such thing. Now, I know what an aborted embryo or fetus looks like, and most of those pics are not that. Not even most of the ones that WEREN'T dolls, canine fetuses, cartoons, smiling infants, test tubes, the toddler raising his fist, or drawings of Jesus crossing himself.
How did you become an expert on what an aborted fetus looks like?
Ink

Philadelphia, PA

#285430 Feb 21, 2013
LiT rabbit foo foo wrote:
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You're - as usual - dead wrong.
I can tell you that the P's in Baltimore that don't do abortions, refer to Johns Hopkins health clinic, or the Harbor Hospital clinic, as well as Sinai, Maryland General and Union Memorial. Further, in DC, Delaware and central VA, they're referred to HOSPITALS - NOT other PP's.
Why? Are their own PP clinics inadequate and can't be recommended?
Katie

Auburn, WA

#285431 Feb 21, 2013
SapphireBlue wrote:
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You'd have to be exposed to open jars and open containers over a significant period of time to have the smell linger that long.
I neither lifted the lid nor was close enough to it to identify any odor. Only cracked the door for a few seconds.
Is a dead baby, a tiny baby boy with fingernails, placed in a cold metal bowl bothersome to you?
How could you see anything, much less a dead baby boy with tiny fingernails, from a cracked door? What's bothersome to me are short-sighted people who will do and say anything to achieve a goal without ever thinking of the ramifications of that goal.
Katie

Auburn, WA

#285432 Feb 21, 2013
SapphireBlue wrote:
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How about the woman assuming preventing the creation of another life?
Or taking the morning after pill if there is any doubt?
Or men assuming more responsibilty themselves?
Or certain entities claiming contraception is not natural and therefore unnecessary stop with the bull?
Ink

Philadelphia, PA

#285433 Feb 21, 2013
LiIrabbitfoofoo wrote:
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You're a moron Inkstain. Seriously stupid. DELIBERATELY so. PP is a HEALTH clinic. Only 3% of their services are abortion related. Get over it and stop lying about it.
How many 'services' do you think a pregnant woman wanting an abortion has over time, including the abortion? If she has a pregnancy test, an STD test, counseling, Previous contraceptives, a pap smear or any other service, her abortion could be just a small percentage of services that just she received.

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