Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision

Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision

There are 310378 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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Katie

Kent, WA

#311284 Sep 17, 2013
worships reality wrote:
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oh grow up. you can only be bothered if you allow yourself to be. scroll on past my posts if you don't want to be bothered. but understand this, your paranoid refusal to honestly answer as basic a question as there is says all we need to know about you.
the fact is willful acts on the part of men and women many times "do" directly result in pregnancy. even shovel recognized that willful acts result in pregnancy. she even added two ( IVF and turkey baster ) that i didn't mention.
My "paranoid refusal"?

I answered your question as it was asked, when it was asked. End of topic.

Here's a hint for *you* since you're so readily handing these out for others. Stop trying to control that which is not yours to control.

“Truly Pro-Life”

Since: Nov 11

Proudly Pro-choice

#311285 Sep 17, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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And the same can be said in any religion that has a triune Deity, can't it? The only difference is that other religions don't pretend that three in one is "really" only ever one.
I guess Ink prefers her mythology convoluted, dense with contradiction, and served with an extra-large helping of condemnation.

To each her own...

“Truly Pro-Life”

Since: Nov 11

Proudly Pro-choice

#311286 Sep 17, 2013
Ink wrote:
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So we can just disregard the success and accomplishments of women who aren't pro abortion. I think you would vote for Al-Assad as long as he was pro abortion.
If their 'success and accomplishments' consist mostly of efforts to curtail abortion rights? I prefer to despise those efforts. And I hold those efforts in negative regard.

Women who disagree with abortion, and therefore don't contemplate, seek, or obtain abortion, are worthy of much respect...as long as they don't go around trying to relieve the rest of us of the right to one.

All women have the right to choose. Even if they don't choose abortion. Imagine that!!
Katie

Kent, WA

#311287 Sep 17, 2013
Ink wrote:
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I don't know what you are talking about. I said that a fetus would have all the capabilities as a newborn if allowed to live and this was your answer. Maybe you can explain your meaning.
"The fetus is an unknown quantity until live birth. Yes, technology allows us to see inside the womb, even to perform surgery, but there is still a huge X Factor involved regarding fetus' capabilities until the newborn can be held and tested. You know this.
The line is drawn at live birth for various reasons. The link I supplied for you has many other links included. A person could spend productive hours learning instead of wasting time hurling insults. jmo"
I also asked "what insults" and you didn't answer me.
A few people were discussing the philosophical differences between human embryo/fetus and human being when you jumped in with your claim that if left alone, there is no difference between a fetus and infant.

Of course, one can only claim this if they ignore the physiological changes between fetus and newborn during live birth. I'd said this in reply:
Katie wrote:
<quoted text>
The fetus is an unknown quantity until live birth. Yes, technology allows us to see inside the womb, even to perform surgery, but there is still a huge X Factor involved regarding fetus' capabilities until the newborn can be held and tested. You know this.
The line is drawn at live birth for various reasons. The link I supplied for you has many other links included. A person could spend productive hours learning instead of wasting time hurling insults. jmo
And retorted back with this:
Ink wrote:
<quoted text>
I will let you spend productive hours trying to defend abortion. I am concerned that your attitude suggests that some lives are worth less than others and you can find that out by testing.
Now, I'm not sure *why* you'd think this when it's obvious in my post I was referring to the APGAR tests done on newborns. Yesterday I asked you to elaborate your thought process. Today is a new day. Doubt you'd be up to explaining what I find a weird thought process.

Regarding your rhetorical question of insults, I, uh, took it as rhetorical.

Are you up to speed now, Ink? Understand what's going on? If you need further explanation, please refer back a few pages and read for yourself. And have a nice day.
Ink

Wynnewood, PA

#311288 Sep 17, 2013
Bitner wrote:
<quoted text>
And the same can be said in any religion that has a triune Deity, can't it? The only difference is that other religions don't pretend that three in one is "really" only ever one.
They can say whatever they want.
Ink

Wynnewood, PA

#311289 Sep 17, 2013
Katie wrote:
<quoted text>
A few people were discussing the philosophical differences between human embryo/fetus and human being when you jumped in with your claim that if left alone, there is no difference between a fetus and infant.
Of course, one can only claim this if they ignore the physiological changes between fetus and newborn during live birth. I'd said this in reply:
<quoted text>
And retorted back with this:
<quoted text>
Now, I'm not sure *why* you'd think this when it's obvious in my post I was referring to the APGAR tests done on newborns. Yesterday I asked you to elaborate your thought process. Today is a new day. Doubt you'd be up to explaining what I find a weird thought process.
Regarding your rhetorical question of insults, I, uh, took it as rhetorical.
Are you up to speed now, Ink? Understand what's going on? If you need further explanation, please refer back a few pages and read for yourself. And have a nice day.
It doesn't matter how the APGAR test turns out it is still a human life and just as important as your's or mine.
Ink

Wynnewood, PA

#311290 Sep 17, 2013
not a playa1965 wrote:
<quoted text>I guess Ink prefers her mythology convoluted, dense with contradiction, and served with an extra-large helping of condemnation.
To each her own...
Jesus doesn't condemn. That is not convoluted.
Ink

Wynnewood, PA

#311291 Sep 17, 2013
not a playa1965 wrote:
<quoted text>If their 'success and accomplishments' consist mostly of efforts to curtail abortion rights? I prefer to despise those efforts. And I hold those efforts in negative regard.
Women who disagree with abortion, and therefore don't contemplate, seek, or obtain abortion, are worthy of much respect...as long as they don't go around trying to relieve the rest of us of the right to one.
All women have the right to choose. Even if they don't choose abortion. Imagine that!!
Just to take on one, what did Sarah Palin do to curb your rights to an abortion?

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#311292 Sep 17, 2013
Ink wrote:
<quoted text>
They can say whatever they want.
LOL, more deflection, Witless.

So tell us, what is the difference between your religion with a triune Deity, and any other religion with the same.
Ink

Wynnewood, PA

#311293 Sep 17, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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LOL, more deflection, Witless.
So tell us, what is the difference between your religion with a triune Deity, and any other religion with the same.
What religion in particular are you talking about?
Katie

Kent, WA

#311294 Sep 17, 2013
Ink wrote:
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It doesn't matter how the APGAR test turns out it is still a human life and just as important as your's or mine.
Yes you're right. But that was not my point of the post.

Care to explain why *you* find it so easy to believe some people would think "some lives" are not as important as others?

“Truly Pro-Life”

Since: Nov 11

Proudly Pro-choice

#311295 Sep 17, 2013
Ink wrote:
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Just to take on one, what did Sarah Palin do to curb your rights to an abortion?
Her efforts to put abortion out of reach for any number of Alaskan women, curb those rights. I may not live in Alaska, but many women do.

If you don't know, intimately, how Palin's pro-life stance affected her legislative decisions while Governor, perhaps you need to do a little more research on the lip-sticked pig.

Don't expect me to school you...your obtuse and literal-minded demeanor is tiring as hell. Figure it out for yourself.

“Truly Pro-Life”

Since: Nov 11

Proudly Pro-choice

#311296 Sep 17, 2013
Bitner wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL, more deflection, Witless.
So tell us, what is the difference between your religion with a triune Deity, and any other religion with the same.
It's hers. That's all the difference she needs, and she's happy with it.

Let's move on.

:)

“Truly Pro-Life”

Since: Nov 11

Proudly Pro-choice

#311297 Sep 17, 2013
Ink wrote:
<quoted text>
Jesus doesn't condemn. That is not convoluted.
Jesus is God. God condemns. The Holy Ghost, what, hangs out and boogies with the saints? I don't know. But since they're all the same thing, Jesus condemns. Or he doesn't. Whatever you say.

It's your story to enjoy.
You're welcome to keep it.

But I don't want laws which hinge on your story, to mandate how I live my life.

Thanks anyway.

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#311298 Sep 17, 2013
Ink wrote:
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What religion in particular are you talking about?
What does it matter? CAN'T you answer the question?
Ink

Wynnewood, PA

#311299 Sep 17, 2013
not a playa1965 wrote:
<quoted text>Her efforts to put abortion out of reach for any number of Alaskan women, curb those rights. I may not live in Alaska, but many women do.
If you don't know, intimately, how Palin's pro-life stance affected her legislative decisions while Governor, perhaps you need to do a little more research on the lip-sticked pig.
Don't expect me to school you...your obtuse and literal-minded demeanor is tiring as hell. Figure it out for yourself.
No. I will just disregard your accusations unless you have some thing to back them up. Any body can say anything but that doesn't make it true.
Ink

Wynnewood, PA

#311300 Sep 17, 2013
not a playa1965 wrote:
<quoted text>Jesus is God. God condemns. The Holy Ghost, what, hangs out and boogies with the saints? I don't know. But since they're all the same thing, Jesus condemns. Or he doesn't. Whatever you say.
It's your story to enjoy.
You're welcome to keep it.
But I don't want laws which hinge on your story, to mandate how I live my life.
Thanks anyway.
Thanks for what? I didn't give you anything.
grumpy

Pomona, NY

#311302 Sep 17, 2013
Ink wrote:
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I believe in an All Powerful God who can manifest Himself any way he wants. Consider it explained.
Suppose he manifested himself in FooFoo!
feces for jesus

Westbury, NY

#311305 Sep 17, 2013
Ink wrote:
<quoted text>
Jesus doesn't condemn. That is not convoluted.
Pretty hard for a dead man to condemn, I agree.
Ink

Wynnewood, PA

#311306 Sep 17, 2013
grumpy wrote:
<quoted text>Suppose he manifested himself in FooFoo!
That's funny.

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