Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision

Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision

There are 310322 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”

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#302905 Jul 2, 2013
persnickety wrote:
<quoted text>There are many, many women out there are coerced into abortion by the media , family ansd boyfriends. Get rweal, you probably coerced a young woman to aboert. I bet you said you can't aord to raise a child yet, or you were raped etc. Many guys say abort or i will leave you etc. Or a mom and dad saying if you get pregnant , you are aborting. This culture does not put any value on life anymore.
That is not force.

Oh, and you've just lost ANOTHER bet. Good thing you're not betting real money, you'd be in debt by now.

You are just all-around wrong. As usual.
Katie

Federal Way, WA

#302906 Jul 2, 2013
persnickety wrote:
<quoted text>birth control isn't really an absolute so why not teach people to respect themselves instead.
Who says nobody is teaching "people to respect themselves"? Why not combine both? Like what Ocean has repeatedly said regarding teenagers remaining sex free.

“Reality is better than truth.”

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#302907 Jul 2, 2013
Sure they can; I'm sure those clinics have sandwich bags. But what's the point?
No Relativism wrote:
<quoted text>
Madam Artificial Rose: "Foo had her surgery and is HOME BUT in lots of pain."
The 4,000 babies in America who Foo supported executing today by abortion won't be coming home.

“Reality is better than truth.”

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#302908 Jul 2, 2013
No, I bow to produce the orgasm. Never tried using an altar though....
No Relativism wrote:
<quoted text>
cPeterPrance: "I have neither gods nor demons"
You have many 'gods'. For example, you bow at the altar of the almighty orgasm.

“Reality is better than truth.”

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#302909 Jul 2, 2013
Which would mean the mayor overstepped his authority, not that SSM was illegal. Your brain cells die every time you blink.
No Relativism wrote:
<quoted text>
The gay mayor of San Francisco clearly side-stepped the law when permitting marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Governor Schwarzenegger ordered state Attorney General to "obtain a definitive judicial resolution" of the controversy. Supreme Court of California halted the weddings. The Attorney General brought lawsuit against San Francisco.

“Reality is better than truth.”

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#302910 Jul 2, 2013
AND there are many anti-choicers who do the same thing. That's why it's the woman's decision, not theirs or yours.
persnickety wrote:
<quoted text>There are many, many women out there are coerced into abortion by the media , family ansd boyfriends. Get rweal, you probably coerced a young woman to aboert. I bet you said you can't aord to raise a child yet, or you were raped etc. Many guys say abort or i will leave you etc. Or a mom and dad saying if you get pregnant , you are aborting. This culture does not put any value on life anymore.

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#302911 Jul 2, 2013
No Relativism wrote:
<quoted text>
Katie V.: "And what is it you think you can do about that?
... What are you willing to do to help reduce the annual number of abortions."
________
Katie, you have no interest in reducing the number of baby human beings brutally executed in their mother's womb. KILLING innocents is how you perversely cope w/ the consequences of your bad decisions in life.
________
"No, I don't think calling fetuses in general 'a useless wad of cells' is belittling to anyone." - Katie V.
"I will not forsake women and their civil rights because you're in love with their fetuses." - Katie V.
"LIFE STARTS when the circulatory system starts on its own and can support life without an umbilical cord. Until then that 'child's life' is NONEXISTENT." - Katie V.
"There is no 'exact moment' as fetus changing to baby is a process begun during labor and continuing after delivery WELL INTO THE FIRST 24-48 HOURS AFTER CHILDBIRTH. The brain continues to adjust for life outside the womb, see." - Katie V.
What do you do..to help.

How about educating young men and women...

Abstinence is great but how about safety ..condoms ..spermicides..diagrams...bc pills which do not allow ovulation..

Teach kids by showing them graphic videos of STDs ..births a nd abortions .at an appropriate age.

You do any thing to promote that .

Or just write nasty on a forum.

What's a t good does it do to an at risk baby in the wee mob..to wish another human to be in pain????

Since: Jun 13

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#302912 Jul 2, 2013
Katie wrote:
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Who says nobody is teaching "people to respect themselves"? Why not combine both? Like what Ocean has repeatedly said regarding teenagers remaining sex free.
Exactly ...teach them self respect. And get those loud mouthed celebrities THat they look up to on no a rd making PSA S
Saying TH a t hooking up is no t cool or w whatever the. New word is.

A pregnant teen might s pens money on abortion I instead of buying their videos!!!! It's in their interest..

And t he government could do the PSA s as well...if they wanted abortion rare...use MTV and the internet .
Write congress

Instead of protesting anything that could cut down on abortion.

Just point the finger at the scared pregnant woman..in s read of keeping her from being in that position.

I am 100 percent a against elective abortion ..heal t by moms once pregnant are mothers who should be mothers.

But a t least do something ..be for something t hat might..just might m a key abortion a little rarer ...

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#302913 Jul 2, 2013
Bitner wrote:
<quoted text>
That is not force.
Oh, and you've just lost ANOTHER bet. Good thing you're not betting real money, you'd be in debt by now.
You are just all-around wrong. As usual.
But it is coercion..And if I was 10 years younger..the co e ricin would definitely have been there from the Father.
I won't go into the awful things he Saud..I have forgiven it...very hard thing and in m y case I had to move away from home.

Still glad there was no Roe then

Any how there is coercion.

And that does impact free choice.

Just sayin..And b e lived me agreeing even partially with knit is not easy

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#302918 Jul 2, 2013
persnickety wrote:
<quoted text>An at risk bvaby in the wqomb is as important as Foo. Why can
't you understand that?
I never said it wasn't Did I...you never read ..never ever have
I have now posted just now ..right on this page..how I detest a abortion ..even agreed eith you somewhat about coercion.

But you just post your silly twaddle....

But how dies wishing one human pain..help a baby???

How. does reading those unkind thoughts show anything about God's mercy. And the people who profess to love Him..
What about some girl looking in at this forum.on abortion
Maybe wonder let's see what these, people Think????

Go I by away thinking the ones who live God are sure mean..

Or Don t you care.

And what the check did you mean by your question concerning my husband??

Answer me after actually reading. Fir once in your life.

Why would my husband care one wit who I posted to it about..He has zero interest in forums. He likes Duck dynasty and alligator are s lying..go figure.. But what's it to you??

SO WHAT EXACTLY DID YOU MEAN KNIT ????

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#302919 Jul 2, 2013
persnickety wrote:
<quoted text>condoms etc will cause more immoral behavior. Sorry but teaching kids how to use condoms and such just gives them a green light for pre marital sex.
And you think they dont have sex now??? Green light or not?????

If people like you refuse to let this be taught..YOU ARE CAUSIN G MORE TEEN PREGNANCY ..AND YOU ARE ACTUALKY CAUSING MORE ABORTIONS KNIT.

Think about that...mire tiny babies killed because you and others like you want to think no one would have sex without birth control !!!!!

That woman going into that clinic. Could not even be there if she used birth control

It would be great if no one had sex outside Matt I a he and wanted a bunch of kids..But they don't...And birth cont r ok beats out abortion any day ..for both mom and baby!!!!

That next girl you holler at at a clinic..might be someone you prevented from learning contraception..poor baby ...poor woman..

“Truly Pro-Life”

Since: Nov 11

Proudly Pro-choice

#302920 Jul 2, 2013
Madam Kindle wrote:
<quoted text>
But it is coercion..And if I was 10 years younger..the co e ricin would definitely have been there from the Father.
Your being against coercion to have an abortion, but supporting coercion to gestate, is duly noted.
JBH

Richmond, Canada

#302921 Jul 2, 2013
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To break International Laws of many countries to get Snowden, will lead to many critical harms and very bad consequences of US.

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#302922 Jul 2, 2013
not a playa1965 wrote:
<quoted text>Your being against coercion to have an abortion, but supporting coercion to gestate, is duly noted.
And you cannot deny that some women are coerced into abortion.
Free pass for dad or the pimps..especially the pumps of u underage bookers.
Great thing for those guys.
I know you feel strongly about freedom of choice ..But sometimes that
Choice is anything BUT. free.
Where is the empathy for those girls and women
My baby's dad..ok I'll say it..told me to go sleep with someone else and pass it off on him..
Also Saud if I tried to go after him..he'd have his friends lie and say I t coukd be anyone's.
He was twenty ..in the Navy saw him every weekend ..thought we e would get married ..as his friend and my friend did. There was no DNA. And I was 16 and stupid..
So tell.me how women are not coerced by the dad's.. if there had been a clinic this guy would have tried to push me into it in a heartbeat..
And then there are the street girls. The runaways..can't make money for those pimps if they are. Pregnant ...But hey let's not have parental notification ...might mess up business for the clinics.
Save a little girl if they followed that one...But then what about business.
How many underage girls have had abortions??? Without consent.of parents.
How many talked into it by parents??
You all are the ones talking free choice...what about theirs???
So worried that if there is an ultra sound for her to see she may change her mind
But what about the other side of the coin????

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

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#302923 Jul 2, 2013
Madam Kindle wrote:
<quoted text>
But it is coercion..And if I was 10 years younger..the co e ricin would definitely have been there from the Father.
I won't go into the awful things he Saud..I have forgiven it...very hard thing and in m y case I had to move away from home.
Still glad there was no Roe then
Any how there is coercion.
And that does impact free choice.
Just sayin..And b e lived me agreeing even partially with knit is not easy
But it's not force, which was what was claimed.

You forget, Rose, I ALSO had an unplanned pregnancy, and pressure from some family and friends to have an abortion. I chose to continue my pregnancy despite them.

It does not impact free choice. The woman has only to say no. Since she is the one who must make the appointments, go through the counseling, alone, and sign the consent form, no one can force her to have an abortion.

If she allows herself to be talked into it, it's STILL her making a choice.

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#302924 Jul 2, 2013
Bitner wrote:
<quoted text>
But it's not force, which was what was claimed.
You forget, Rose, I ALSO had an unplanned pregnancy, and pressure from some family and friends to have an abortion. I chose to continue my pregnancy despite them.
It does not impact free choice. The woman has only to say no. Since she is the one who must make the appointments, go through the counseling, alone, and sign the consent form, no one can force her to have an abortion.
If she allows herself to be talked into it, it's STILL her making a choice.
Not for the most vulnerable sometimes Bitner. I Mentioned some examples to playa.

So a weak or vulnerable woman who gives in ...It's really her choice???

You were strong..that's not true true of all women..And very young ones .

On the reverse again ..a girl sees an ultrasound and changes her mind..everyone so afraid this is coercion..

But having ND....PIMPS..And family pushing her isn't.????

“Truly Pro-Life”

Since: Nov 11

Proudly Pro-choice

#302925 Jul 2, 2013
Madam Kindle wrote:
<quoted text>
And you cannot deny that some women are coerced into abortion.
Free pass for dad or the pimps..especially the pumps of u underage bookers.
Great thing for those guys.
I know you feel strongly about freedom of choice ..But sometimes that
Choice is anything BUT. free.
Where is the empathy for those girls and women
My baby's dad..ok I'll say it..told me to go sleep with someone else and pass it off on him..
Also Saud if I tried to go after him..he'd have his friends lie and say I t coukd be anyone's.
He was twenty ..in the Navy saw him every weekend ..thought we e would get married ..as his friend and my friend did. There was no DNA. And I was 16 and stupid..
So tell.me how women are not coerced by the dad's.. if there had been a clinic this guy would have tried to push me into it in a heartbeat..
And then there are the street girls. The runaways..can't make money for those pimps if they are. Pregnant ...But hey let's not have parental notification ...might mess up business for the clinics.
Save a little girl if they followed that one...But then what about business.
How many underage girls have had abortions??? Without consent.of parents.
How many talked into it by parents??
You all are the ones talking free choice...what about theirs???
So worried that if there is an ultra sound for her to see she may change her mind
But what about the other side of the coin????
I've never denied that coercion was used to convince women to abort, either by the sperm donor, the parents, friends of either party, or the clergy, counselors, etc. It happens. My argument with coercion isn't that it's one sided, but that the government engages in it with pregnant women seeking an abortion. The government shouldn't be committing crimes, especially not to deter someone from acting LEGALLY.

That being said, women are not babies, incapable of thinking for ourselves, or unable to separate the opinions of others from our own. To let coercion dictate the outcome of a pregnancy, either way, is a choice.

You've often stated that you 'might' have had an abortion if you knew you could get one without going to jail - but you NEVER say you 'would' have done so. The reason for this distinction, is your own WILL: you made the CHOICE to carry that child, regardless of your grandmother's disapproval that you were pregnant, regardless of the 'father's wishes and instructions, regardless of how scared you were, etc. 4 million women a year agree with your choice, and give birth. A much smaller number do not. And every one of them, either way, had the freedom to make the other choice.

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

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#302926 Jul 2, 2013
Madam Kindle wrote:
<quoted text>
Not for the most vulnerable sometimes Bitner. I Mentioned some examples to playa.
So a weak or vulnerable woman who gives in ...It's really her choice???
You were strong..that's not true true of all women..And very young ones .
On the reverse again ..a girl sees an ultrasound and changes her mind..everyone so afraid this is coercion..
But having ND....PIMPS..And family pushing her isn't.????
Yes, a woman makes a choice, even if it's to give in. You have no idea what my age was, or what the circumstances were.

I keep telling you....none of us care if a woman changes her mind about having an abortion. We object to a doctor being forced by law to perform a medical procedure, even if he knows it's not medically necessary, a law whose sole purpose IS an attempt at coercion, with severe penalties for the doctor who does what he thinks is best medically anyway. Whether it succeeds or not is not the point. The attempt to coerce by law is.

Please stop misstating the objection.

And if it's wrong to attempt to talk a woman into HAVING an abortion, then it's just as wrong to attempt to talk into NOT having one. Period.

But still, it's not force.

“Truly Pro-Life”

Since: Nov 11

Proudly Pro-choice

#302927 Jul 2, 2013
Madam Kindle wrote:
<quoted text>
Not for the most vulnerable sometimes Bitner. I Mentioned some examples to playa.
So a weak or vulnerable woman who gives in ...It's really her choice???
You were strong..that's not true true of all women..And very young ones .
On the reverse again ..a girl sees an ultrasound and changes her mind..everyone so afraid this is coercion..
But having ND....PIMPS..And family pushing her isn't.????
I must rebut: I am not 'afraid' the ultrasound thing is coercion - it IS coercion. Do you know how effective it is?

Not very. About 13% of women who decide to abort, change their minds, and don't go through with it. And the rest don't let the government's coercion influence them.

Of women with unplanned pregnancies, about 90 percent make the choice to gestate. Maybe 3% allow coercion to influence them to change their minds. So coercion to abort is less effective than coercion to gestate.

Most women carry to term, if at all possible, because they want to.
And I'm pretty glad about that.
EXPERT

Redding, CA

#302928 Jul 2, 2013
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