Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision

Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision

There are 311629 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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“Reality is better than truth.”

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#295658 May 12, 2013
The schiavo case was very much like my father's. It took two days for my father's body to stop functioning on its own. Fortunately, his family wasn't interfering in the process.

Terri was NOT coming back, no matter how much her insane family said she was. They interfered in his right to guardianship for years. Yes, he tried to move on, because his wife was dead in very meaningful way. Eventually, her family had to be banned from the hospital; her siblings tied to feed her orally. If you think starvation is a nasty way to go, look up death by aspiration. However, there was no suffering; terri's upper brain function was nil. The autopsy showed her brain had shrunk to a third of its original size, a process that takes years. She was dead long before her body stopped. There was no murder.

Pretty much every medical procedure is godless; it's a scientific process, not a religious one.
Gtown71 wrote:
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Sorry to hear about your father.
I clearly see a difference in unplugging a machine that is keeping one breathing or heart beating, when they can no longer do so, with no hope of ever doing so, and those who are otherwise healthy and being killed.
Just like a baby dying in it's mothers womb, and an otherwise healthy baby being killed and then removed.
Perhaps you remember the Terrie Shiavo case, where her husband wanted her feeding tube removed, against her parents wishes?
He had already moved on and was shacking up with another woman, but I geuss it bothered him, having a wife alive. Terrie breathed on her own, her heart beat on it's on. She would have tears go down her face, when she heard her mothers voice. She couldn't feed herself???!!!??
The feeding tube was removed, and about 9 days later she DIED.
WHAT THEY DON'T LIKE YOU TO KNOW, IS SHE STARVED TO DEATH.
Think as you will, but the judges, and hubby, and all involved will meet God one day as murderers.
I can only pray they get saved just like this sinner did.
JESUS TRULY SAVES.
Again I'm sorry for your loss, but to me there is a huge difference in what happened to your father, and what happened to terri shiavo.
I see a day comming soon, where we will have no need for nursing homes, when you get to the point of having to be taken care of, then you will be.put down like a dog.
I see a day comming soon, where post birth abortions will take place "legaly " since I'm sure there are already many done, out of over 3,500 daily abortions. That's 1 out of every 4 kids, which many on here seem to think are great numbers, and we should be thankful they "allowed " those kids to live.
I was once for abortion rights, but I was once for any and all unGodlyness.
No matter how one views it -Abortion is a sick, Godless, selfish act, but having said that, you cannot redo what's been done. There are many things I wish I could redo in my own life. I just pray all who know not God, will know Him, BEFORE they die, and accept His Free gift "for us" of salvation, that cost Him, His Only Begotten Son.
He came "lived a perfect life "the kind we cannot "died for us "you and me "took on ALL Sin "past, present, future, and went to Hell, where He took the keys of Hell, and came out Victorious over death, Hell, and the grave.
What a deal, just agree with God!!!
I did over 12 years ago and met a God, I didn't believe exsisted, it is my hearts prayer, that many on here do the same, before they meet a Hell, they don't believe in.

Since: Jun 08

Location hidden

#295659 May 12, 2013
rosesz wrote:
Happy Mothers Day to all. With God's blessings to you and yours.
Thank you, and I hope you have a fabulous day, Rosesz.

Since: Jun 08

Location hidden

#295661 May 12, 2013
rosesz wrote:
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Jesus was so full of compassion that He forgave those who crucified Him
I think RAZZ loves God in her way.
Peace and Happy Mothers Day.
I don't doubt that she does love God. Too bad she isn't a happier person, though:-\

Happy Mother's Day to you, friend.

“Truly Pro-Life”

Since: Nov 11

Proudly Pro-choice

#295662 May 12, 2013
Ink wrote:
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Fetuses that are intentionally flushed out usually healthy and have beating hearts and are taking form. That seems quite different than a natural abortion where a fetus isn't implanting right or is not thriving.
In your opinion.

It 'seems' you are far more concerned with the 'why' or the 'how' of the abortion, than you are about the fact that some fetii live, and some don't.

Why are you so interested in abortion, when the mortality rates from gestation and delivery in this country, are higher than in all but two others, in the industrialized world?

Wouldn't your energies be better expended in an effort to change that?

Just checking.

Since: Jun 08

Location hidden

#295664 May 12, 2013
cpeter1313 wrote:
The schiavo case was very much like my father's. It took two days for my fat her's body to stop functioning on its own. Fortunately, his family wasn't interfering in the process.
Terri was NOT coming back, no matter how much her insane family said she was. They interfered in his right to guardianship for years. Yes, he tried to move on, because his wife was dead in very meaningful way. Eventually, her family had to be banned from the hospital; her siblings tied to feed her orally. If you think starvation is a nasty way to go, look up death by aspiration. However, there was no suffering; terri's upper brain function was nil. The autopsy showed her brain had shrunk to a third of its original size, a process that takes years. She was dead long before her body stopped. There was no murder.
Pretty much every medical procedure is godless; it's a scientific process, not a religious one.
<quoted text>
Gtown71 appears to have a strong aversion to education.
Ink

Philadelphia, PA

#295665 May 12, 2013
not a playa1965 wrote:
<quoted text>In your opinion.
It 'seems' you are far more concerned with the 'why' or the 'how' of the abortion, than you are about the fact that some fetii live, and some don't.
Why are you so interested in abortion, when the mortality rates from gestation and delivery in this country, are higher than in all but two others, in the industrialized world?
Wouldn't your energies be better expended in an effort to change that?
Just checking.
Do you think our efforts should be to encourage more abortions to prevent possible maternal deaths? Just checking.

“Truly Pro-Life”

Since: Nov 11

Proudly Pro-choice

#295666 May 12, 2013
Ink wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you think our efforts should be to encourage more abortions to prevent possible maternal deaths? Just checking.
Only you would take what I said that way.

Freak.

And no - but it would be nice, if there were more effort to actually reduce the risks of pregnancy, rather than reducing access to the legal medical procedure which allows women to avoid those risks...since if pregnancy wasn't such a risky endeavor, even in one of the most 'medically advanced' countries in the world, there might be more women willing to take it on.

Ink

Philadelphia, PA

#295667 May 12, 2013
not a playa1965 wrote:
<quoted text>Only you would take what I said that way.
Freak.
And no - but it would be nice, if there were more effort to actually reduce the risks of pregnancy, rather than reducing access to the legal medical procedure which allows women to avoid those risks...since if pregnancy wasn't such a risky endeavor, even in one of the most 'medically advanced' countries in the world, there might be more women willing to take it on.
What makes you think there is a high maternal mortality rate in this country? Do you really think women are avoiding pregnancy for fear of death?
Katie

Tacoma, WA

#295668 May 12, 2013
Ink wrote:
<quoted text>
So that no one is confused, what does an abortion do to a fetus?
Are you confused?

Pregnancy ends prior to term, but fetus is viable, it may survive. For a while. With complications, perhaps, but perhaps not.

Pregnancy ends prior to term, but fetus is not viable, it may not survive.

Still confused?

“Truly Pro-Life”

Since: Nov 11

Proudly Pro-choice

#295669 May 12, 2013
Ink wrote:
<quoted text>
What makes you think there is a high maternal mortality rate in this country??
The Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2011.

It's more dangerous to give birth in the United States than in 49 other countries. African-American women are at almost four times greater risk than Caucasian women. A safe pregnancy is a human right for every woman regardless of race or income.

The Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2011 would establish accountability, fight maternal health disparities, and combat severe maternal complications. Urge your representative to co-sponsor the bill!

Take Action!
http://www.amnestyusa.org/our-work/campaigns/...

(So many people had your apathetic attitude toward maternal mortality in the US, that the act wasn't even considered for debate on the floor of the Senate in 2011, and was tabled indefinitely in 2013.)
Ink wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you really think women are avoiding pregnancy for fear of death?
I had an abortion for fear of death. So yes, I think it happens. Certainly more often than you seem to think it does.
Gtown71

United States

#295670 May 12, 2013
elise in burque wrote:
<quoted text>Gtown71 appears to have a strong aversion to education.
I'm sorry, but I was under the impression, that when a persons heart beat on it's own, and they breathed on their own, and all YOUR job was, was to feed them, and you stopped feeding them, they starved to death?

How many do you know in nursing homes that don't even know they are there, yet they are fed and cared for?

Plus her own mother and father wanted her alive, hubby had moved on, so why not give her back to her parents, or do you feel when YOU think it is time to pull the plug on folks, it should be done?

She lived untill they stopped feeding her, then layed there till she died many days later??? Perhaps you can educate me on what took place?

Slippery slope. That guy didn't care one bit, and even had her creamated, if I remember right AGAINST her parents will.

I pray you never have that kind of son in law.

Cpeter seems to think the parents were the problem, could it be they loved their little girl?

Has any other came out of acoma after being told they wouldn't ?
Gtown71

United States

#295671 May 12, 2013
not a playa1965 wrote:
<quoted text>
The Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2011.
It's more dangerous to give birth in the United States than in 49 other countries. African-American women are at almost four times greater risk than Caucasian women. A safe pregnancy is a human right for every woman regardless of race or income.
The Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2011 would establish accountability, fight maternal health disparities, and combat severe maternal complications. Urge your representative to co-sponsor the bill!
Take Action!
http://www.amnestyusa.org/our-work/campaigns/...
(So many people had your apathetic attitude toward maternal mortality in the US, that the act wasn't even considered for debate on the floor of the Senate in 2011, and was tabled indefinitely in 2013.)
<quoted text>
I had an abortion for fear of death. So yes, I think it happens. Certainly more often than you seem to think it does.
Yes it happens, so do rape and incest cases, but if abortion was only for those three, the clinics would only run 1 month out of the year, tops. More like 2 weeks :(

Rare.
Gtown71

United States

#295672 May 12, 2013
cpeter1313 wrote:
The schiavo case was very much like my father's. It took two days for my father's body to stop functioning on its own. Fortunately, his family wasn't interfering in the process.
Terri was NOT coming back, no matter how much her insane family said she was. They interfered in his right to guardianship for years. Yes, he tried to move on, because his wife was dead in very meaningful way. Eventually, her family had to be banned from the hospital; her siblings tied to feed her orally. If you think starvation is a nasty way to go, look up death by aspiration. However, there was no suffering; terri's upper brain function was nil. The autopsy showed her brain had shrunk to a third of its original size, a process that takes years. She was dead long before her body stopped. There was no murder.
Pretty much every medical procedure is godless; it's a scientific process, not a religious one.
<quoted text>
Yes, I've seen a man dye that way, and it is horrible. His wife and daughter were feeding him jello, even though the sign on his bed said NO FOOD.

But cpeter -what's the difference in just not feeding those in the nursing homes, who don't even know their own names?
Gtown71

United States

#295673 May 12, 2013
Ink wrote:
<quoted text>
Fetuses that are intentionally flushed out usually healthy and have beating hearts and are taking form. That seems quite different than a natural abortion where a fetus isn't implanting right or is not thriving.
One would think this was common sense, but as elise put it, they don't like being bothered with facts, and use their own education system :(
rosesz

Dublin, Ireland

#295674 May 12, 2013
Ink wrote:
<quoted text>
Aren't you rushing to judgement?
Oh I already plead GUILTY to judging these guys..based on what we know.... HIM and Gosnell..But I am hoping the justice system takes care of of them. GOD is the ultimate judge and as far as eternity goes my opinion does not count one bit for sure.

If you are referring to the brothers..well That does remain to be seen but one can only guess that they were in that house sometimes in 10 years..and saw starving pregnant women at some point..it's not like this guy was some rock star with willing groupies. If I had to guess I'd say he shared them to keep the bros quiet or maybe there was one for each.BUT THAT IS ONlY A GUESS

But the girls are talking..So we shall see.

Never said I was perfect lol
rosesz

Dublin, Ireland

#295675 May 12, 2013
elise in burque wrote:
<quoted text>I don't doubt that she does love God. Too bad she isn't a happier person, though:-\
Happy Mother's Day to you, friend.
Well have to say..Sure didn't go hungry. Lol..12 of us with kids and grandkids.( sons family and his wife's)''Big brunch at very historic spot.Very nice..

Hubby been very nice past week..so got him his Jack Reacher movie ( we never buy movies)'So he's happy and I can play on kindle:)

He tried to drag me at Christmas but neither one of up to sitting so long in theatre..so I guess it just came on pay per view..5 months..very turn around????? No idea..And cheaper than going to boot!!!

Anyway nice day.. thank God..

HOPE yours was as well:)
razzmatazz

Falls City, NE

#295676 May 12, 2013
rosesz wrote:
<quoted text>
RAZZ..even Pope Paul acknowledged the faith of Protestants. We believe in God..not a Church..And not gonna get started on that again.
Do you realize that you contradicted what you said ..We are,forgiven as we forgive..But you are so mad at the people on here it cones across unforgiving. Please read what you said.
I think Most of the people here are sincere in wanting to help women.
I personally do not agree that whole scale abortion in the end will do this. I think abortion is a poor choice for a woman and I believe many women suffer later for it. Esp when they see ultrasounds and feel their babies move..later in life. We know God can heal their pain..
But sorry to say attacking sincere people because you don't agree is not the way yo express belief in a MERCIFUL Lord. Condemning a woman who has aborted which I saw someone do a couple of years ago..is also not the way to go.It can make people turn on God......
.Only my opinion..Take it for what it's worth.Peace
Sincere? These people promote the slaughter of the unborn. A demonic act. Eww , you are either Ladi or pupc. Rosessz didn't type as well as you do.
rosesz

Dublin, Ireland

#295677 May 12, 2013
not a playa1965 wrote:
<quoted text>Only you would take what I said that way.
Freak.
And no - but it would be nice, if there were more effort to actually reduce the risks of pregnancy, rather than reducing access to the legal medical procedure which allows women to avoid those risks...since if pregnancy wasn't such a risky endeavor, even in one of the most 'medically advanced' countries in the world, there might be more women willing to take it on.
Hope your day is ok as can be

On your post..do you really think a great percentage get abortions because of the risk..I know as regards to me.. I just wanted the problem to not be there..It was a really awful time and I imagine the risks were greater then. But risk was not on my radar until the end

One thing I will always be grateful for..they gave me a combo.. I was evidently awake ..But don't remember a thing. Nada..water broke..came in..woke up as far as I remember. Then they put me on a gun ward..It was as MERCIFUL as possible..so except for the ride to the hospital I wasn't afraid..Thank God..Think it was scopalomine..They even had me use a phony name..Luckily I didn't get a Scarlet Letter!!!

And today I had brunch so with that baby boy..

Guess that forms a lot of my opinions on here.

SERIOUSLY again hope you are well. GOD BLESS.
rosesz

Dublin, Ireland

#295678 May 12, 2013
not a playa1965 wrote:
<quoted text>
The Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2011.
It's more dangerous to give birth in the United States than in 49 other countries. African-American women are at almost four times greater risk than Caucasian women. A safe pregnancy is a human right for every woman regardless of race or income.
The Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2011 would establish accountability, fight maternal health disparities, and combat severe maternal complications. Urge your representative to co-sponsor the bill!
Take Action!
http://www.amnestyusa.org/our-work/campaigns/...
(So many people had your apathetic attitude toward maternal mortality in the US, that the act wasn't even considered for debate on the floor of the Senate in 2011, and was tabled indefinitely in 2013.)
<quoted text>
I had an abortion for fear of death. So yes, I think it happens. Certainly more often than you seem to think it does.
I know no one will like this..But I find this appalling.(though I already gave my opinion on congressional effectiveness on things thereafter every day working people Ie Tax return fraud) but I have no idea why they would not even take it up.
IF THIS STORY IS TRUE:
This part no one will like is this..the Senate has a democratic majority..This is supposedly the party championing women's rights. IT definitely supports abortion rights..And its sad SINCE THEY HAVE CONTROL of what goes to committees and then the floor. That a measure for actual safety in pregnancy didn't!!!
I'm not sayin any of those politicos are that great..As a whole they aren't..BUT the majority controls at the very least the discussion!

Another sign if what is considered important enough in this society..with our medical knowledge..That we are so much below others.
DISGRACEFUL..
POLITICOS are mostly disgraceful anyway. IMHO

“Reality is better than truth.”

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#295679 May 12, 2013
What is it your jesus said? When you marry, you leave your parents and cleave to your spouse? Legal marriag spells it out--the spouse becomes the primary kin and makes medical decisions when they cannot. Her parents were delusional concerning her condition.

Medically speaking, there is no difference between a respirator and a feeding tube--both are extraordinary measures for prolonging ife. When a dx of brain death (or PVS) is made, the guardian has every right to remove such measures.

You have no idea what he was thinking; you make assumptions based on your distaste for the situation. Having been through it, I can tell you it's not what you seem to think. Keep in mind that she would have slipped away YEARS earlier without the parents' legal maneuvering without ANY positive change in her condition.
Gtown71 wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm sorry, but I was under the impression, that when a persons heart beat on it's own, and they breathed on their own, and all YOUR job was, was to feed them, and you stopped feeding them, they starved to death?
How many do you know in nursing homes that don't even know they are there, yet they are fed and cared for?
Plus her own mother and father wanted her alive, hubby had moved on, so why not give her back to her parents, or do you feel when YOU think it is time to pull the plug on folks, it should be done?
She lived untill they stopped feeding her, then layed there till she died many days later??? Perhaps you can educate me on what took place?
Slippery slope. That guy didn't care one bit, and even had her creamated, if I remember right AGAINST her parents will.
I pray you never have that kind of son in law.
Cpeter seems to think the parents were the problem, could it be they loved their little girl?
Has any other came out of acoma after being told they wouldn't ?

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