Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision

Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision

There are 311139 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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Guppy

Bloomfield Hills, MI

#284429 Feb 17, 2013
Eddie M wrote:
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That's all you now offer? The initial A? Don't disappoint you, you now command? I offered you courtesy and you return it with a transparent attempt at manipulation. I have been on these forums for sometime as my date indicates. You are not speaking to some airhead who can't think for himself and just fell from the back of a turnip truck. Your assessment of the people here is faulty. Many of them on both sides can be good conversationalists, and you'd find that out if you dropped the manipulation and the pretense and attempted a real discussion.
I know your ip is not new to this forum and you have aroused my suspicions with your attempts at manipulation and to gain trust and information.
You sir, or ma'am, have disappointed me.
Yes, I think A is good enough. You know my location, but you seem to be hiding yours. Why?

Manipulation? That's funny. How am I manipulating anyone? I think you are in the process of doing that right now. Correct?

Mr. Eddie, if you have been here for a while, why haven't I seen your name before? Do you switch names to confuse people?

My assessment of the people here is faulty? What is my assessment?

You say the people here are good conversationalists, but you have nothing positive to say about them as people. Is that the best you can do ?

I am not here to gain trust...With a group of strangers?

Information? You all have beat that into the ground. Stop with the paranoia. It's not attractive and it's just plain weird.

Attempt a real discussion? How do you know I haven't?

You can stop the pretense.

I just didn't fall off the turnip truck, either.

Since: Feb 07

Location hidden

#284430 Feb 17, 2013
The Prince wrote:
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Now plase give that little speech to your proabortion pagan friends.
Excuse me, but I didn't make those remarks about an entire group. They were about one person. There are people I like and dislike on both sides.

If you have an opinion to share I'll be glad to read it.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#284431 Feb 17, 2013
Eddie M wrote:
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I find this quite hypocritical of you since 3 people have told you their names, two of us have them as our SN, and you still stick with the Guppy moniker.
Several long time posters know where I'm from and that's as far as it goes on here. Your manipulations are ineffective.
Eddie, its a troll. No matter what someone says or how sinerely, even in an honest reply to a seemingly direct question - its going to have an inflammitory response.

It wants these responses, it feeds from them. That's what trolls do, y'know? <<grin>>

Since: Jun 08

Location hidden

#284432 Feb 17, 2013
SapphireBlue wrote:
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Well, see, that's just not true. Women have been equal on the playing field for a fairly long time now. A few have even made a run for the presidency and more than a few are in positions of leadership in every aspect of government. Women are respected as much as men in the medical field which didn't use to be the case decades ago. Women are just as athletic and some even more so than men in the sports arena. A few have flown into space and quite a few run big corporations.
This president wants you to believe something that is not true for no other purpose than to cause derisiveness and to create something that simply doesn't exist.
He is actually diminishing the massive strides made in women's rights over the past decades by pretending it never happened.
So the question is why would he do this? The women's movement was a hard fought victory and a thing of the past. No one has been complaining or is even complaining now. Except this president.
You are woefully ignorant. Women are not treated equally in almost every occupation. Women still make less than their male counterparts in most jobs. The glass ceiling still exists. Men continue to expect their women to do most of the domestic work, despite working full time and sometimes earning a higher income. Sexism exists and thrives, today, and women like you are supporting it with your foolish denials.
Guppy

Bloomfield Hills, MI

#284433 Feb 17, 2013
Eddie M wrote:
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I never trust people who repeatedly say how harmless they are, jmho.
Project much?

Eddie is searching for something.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#284434 Feb 17, 2013
Gtown71 wrote:
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I worship God, becouse He is WORTHY.
not just an act for an hour a week, but all week long, when I choose to walk or talk a ceetain way, it is worship. Some guys worship their girlfriends, or their cars, and if they lead a cow around everywhere they went, especialy in starving countries, then they worship the cow..........

redundant bullshit deleted for inflammitory stupidity.........
I think we've found your problem.

Clearly you dont know the meaning of the word "worship".

Noun
The feeling or expression of reverence and adoration for a deity.


Verb
Show reverence and adoration for (a deity); honor with religious rites.

Cars, girlfriends, cows are not deity's you idiot.

Tell me Gtown, what is it you think you will accomplish by alienating pretty much everyone you're speaking to with this nonsense? Seriously?

Is it not your DUTY as a "chrisitan" to lead by example? What example do you think you set when you constantly lie and refuse to educate yourself?

Since: Aug 09

Location hidden

#284435 Feb 17, 2013
SapphireBlue wrote:
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Well, see, that's just not true. Women have been equal on the playing field for a fairly long time now. A few have even made a run for the presidency and more than a few are in positions of leadership in every aspect of government. Women are respected as much as men in the medical field which didn't use to be the case decades ago. Women are just as athletic and some even more so than men in the sports arena. A few have flown into space and quite a few run big corporations.
This president wants you to believe something that is not true for no other purpose than to cause derisiveness and to create something that simply doesn't exist.
He is actually diminishing the massive strides made in women's rights over the past decades by pretending it never happened.
So the question is why would he do this? The women's movement was a hard fought victory and a thing of the past. No one has been complaining or is even complaining now. Except this president.
Thank you "Phyllis Schlafly!"

:)

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#284436 Feb 17, 2013
Eddie M wrote:
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How sad. I liked Persevere. This newest manifestation is just abominable.
I've been just fine, thank you. How are you enjoying your new digs and your new state? I thought I'd seen mention made that you were taking a class. How did that work out?
Love the new digs and the new state is fine except I'm REALLY REALLY REALLY done with the snow thing now. Ready for spring!!

I was taking a class to become certified in antique apprasal, and I PASSED last week! I'm doing work at the moment for an estate auction house, and am loving it - especially when I get first dibs! <<grin>>

I'm still in the book thing too, but not with the store at the moment. I'll open another at some point, but at this time, I'm really loving this!
Guppy

Bloomfield Hills, MI

#284437 Feb 17, 2013
Eddie M wrote:
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I find this quite hypocritical of you since 3 people have told you their names, two of us have them as our SN, and you still stick with the Guppy moniker.
Several long time posters know where I'm from and that's as far as it goes on here. Your manipulations are ineffective.
You are disingenuous.

You can see my location. Everyone else has a made up name AND a made up location. So who is hypocritical. That would be you and your cohorts.

Why do YOU want to know my name, if it isn't wise to advertise it here. I see, you want me to divulge my information, but you want to hide yours "EDDIE!"

Pretty sly, "EDDIE!"

If I was so inclined, you would be very easy to manipulate, Sir or Madam.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#284438 Feb 17, 2013
Guppy wrote:
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Yes, I think A is good enough. You know my location, but you seem to be hiding yours. Why?
Manipulation? That's funny. How am I manipulating anyone? I think you are in the process of doing that right now. Correct?
Mr. Eddie, if you have been here for a while, why haven't I seen your name before? Do you switch names to confuse people?
My assessment of the people here is faulty? What is my assessment?
You say the people here are good conversationalists, but you have nothing positive to say about them as people. Is that the best you can do ?
I am not here to gain trust...With a group of strangers?
Information? You all have beat that into the ground. Stop with the paranoia. It's not attractive and it's just plain weird.
Attempt a real discussion? How do you know I haven't?
You can stop the pretense.
I just didn't fall off the turnip truck, either.
Troll.

Since: Feb 07

Location hidden

#284439 Feb 17, 2013
cpeter1313 wrote:
I've had an internet stalker, back when I was young and naive and using my real name. Never again. My posting name is a permutation of elements in my real name, and I had someone actually look up a "c peter" in Indianapolis, which of course wasn't me.
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The internet has made it so even lazy nuts can stalk people from the comfort of their homes now. Once on an old local forum on here a crazy from NYC started arguing with us over a death at UCONN involving a drunk student driver. This New Yorker made all sorts of threats and kept inviting us all down to his turf. After about a week his posts were gone. Another friend of mine on here who generated a lot of enemies had a guy stalking him on the forums. The guy told my buddy he was going to show up at his front door some day and kick his ass. Nothing ever came of it.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#284440 Feb 17, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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Preaching is fine, however many Christians cross the line by trying to enact their beliefs into law.
I'm fine with some christian preaching that abortion is wrong. I'm completely against it when they try to outlaw abortion or verbally assualt women at abortion clinics
I'm fine with some christian preaching that same sex marriage is wrong. I'm completely against it when they try and deny the same rights heterosexual couples have to homosexual couples.
I'm fine with christian kids praying privately in a public school, however, I'm completely against a teacher/administrator led prayers of any religion at a public assembly.
its really quite simple
DON'T BELIEVE IN ABORTION, DON'T HAVE ONE.
DON'T BELIEVE IN SAME SEX MARRIAGE, DON'T MARRY SOMEONE OF THE SAME SEX
Exactly! Nice to see you again!!

Since: Sep 09

Location hidden

#284441 Feb 17, 2013
LiIrabbitfoofoo wrote:
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I have to respectfully disagree. Abortion would certainly be an issue, because there are women that wouldn't want to have their ZEF transplanted. It would open another option, but it wouldn't eliminate many of the issues themselves.
Greetings Foo! If a woman ever has the option to carry her ZEF, she would not willingly abort, or am I missing your point?

Seems to me that the debated issue is whether a woman should decide for herself if she wants to remain pregnant and give birth.
SapphireBlue

Orlando, FL

#284442 Feb 17, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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Preaching is fine, however many Christians cross the line by trying to enact their beliefs into law.
I'm fine with some christian preaching that abortion is wrong. I'm completely against it when they try to outlaw abortion or verbally assualt women at abortion clinics
I'm fine with some christian preaching that same sex marriage is wrong. I'm completely against it when they try and deny the same rights heterosexual couples have to homosexual couples.
I'm fine with christian kids praying privately in a public school, however, I'm completely against a teacher/administrator led prayers of any religion at a public assembly.
its really quite simple
DON'T BELIEVE IN ABORTION, DON'T HAVE ONE.
DON'T BELIEVE IN SAME SEX MARRIAGE, DON'T MARRY SOMEONE OF THE SAME SEX
It's even simpler. If you don't take a stand for something you'll fall for anything.

We're becoming a very confused nation. We have no idea what we stand for as a people anymore.

It's the perfect climate for the perfect storm and the less desirable ideology to control and dictate what we believe. Or else.

And we're almost there. Try and resist it. It's not worth blind loyalty.
Guppy

Bloomfield Hills, MI

#284443 Feb 17, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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And immature. Most of us have outgrown the "double dog dare" :) Apparently she has not.
I"ll keep you guessing.

Carry on.

Love to read about how wonderful your "God" is. Makes me laugh.

Chop/Chop

Since: Feb 07

Location hidden

#284444 Feb 17, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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And immature. Most of us have outgrown the "double dog dare" :) Apparently she has not.
So true, but that's what makes it so easy to spot. This Guppy has an agenda. Time will tell what it entails.
Guppy

Bloomfield Hills, MI

#284445 Feb 17, 2013
LiIrabbitfoofoo wrote:
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Love the new digs and the new state is fine except I'm REALLY REALLY REALLY done with the snow thing now. Ready for spring!!
I was taking a class to become certified in antique apprasal, and I PASSED last week! I'm doing work at the moment for an estate auction house, and am loving it - especially when I get first dibs! <<grin>>
I'm still in the book thing too, but not with the store at the moment. I'll open another at some point, but at this time, I'm really loving this!
Are you one of those people who consider Used furniture to be antiques?

Sotheby's?

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#284446 Feb 17, 2013
Guppy wrote:
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You are disingenuous.
You can see my location. Everyone else has a made up name AND a made up location. So who is hypocritical. That would be you and your cohorts.
Why do YOU want to know my name, if it isn't wise to advertise it here. I see, you want me to divulge my information, but you want to hide yours "EDDIE!"
Pretty sly, "EDDIE!"
If I was so inclined, you would be very easy to manipulate, Sir or Madam.
Everyone? Liar.

Eddie has not. I have not. Others have not.

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#284447 Feb 17, 2013
Guppy wrote:
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I"ll keep you guessing.
Carry on.
Love to read about how wonderful your "God" is. Makes me laugh.
Chop/Chop
I don't have to "guess". I already know you're an immature Troll.

I said nothing about my "God". Who are you talking to?

You're an idiot.

Since: Feb 07

Location hidden

#284448 Feb 17, 2013
LiIrabbitfoofoo wrote:
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Eddie, its a troll. No matter what someone says or how sinerely, even in an honest reply to a seemingly direct question - its going to have an inflammitory response.
It wants these responses, it feeds from them. That's what trolls do, y'know? <<grin>>
She isn't even an entertaining troll. She doesn't comprehend what she reads very well either.

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