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Richard Dawkins tweets on abortion: ‘any fetus is less human than an adult pig’

There are 1829 comments on the freerepublic.com story from Mar 16, 2013, titled Richard Dawkins tweets on abortion: ‘any fetus is less human than an adult pig’. In it, freerepublic.com reports that:

It would seem the pro-life movement has acquired an unlikely supporter. On Wednesday, Richard Dawkins, a vocal proponent of atheism and the author of The God Delusion, posted a provocative tweet about abortion: With respect to those meanings of "human" that are relevant to the morality of abortion, any fetus is less human than an adult pig.

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Buck Crick

Since: May 10

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#814 May 14, 2013
Mike wrote:
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Being born does't lead to some advanced reasoning capacity, or any significant physical changes in the baby. It seems kind of silly to me that when someone moves a foot in one direction that all of a sudden that makes them a person.
You are right.

But they parse it even finer:

The libs want you to be able to vacuum it's brain right out of its head a mere few inches from being out of the womb.

And Obama voted to kill them while outside and breathing on their own.

They would kill them while riding a skateboard if the could get away with it.

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

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#815 May 14, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
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No, you are a liberal. That's not your first lie.
Careful. Remember what happened the last time you told me I couldn't do something?
Ah, more deflection. I'm not surprised. If you have it, post it, we'll debate it.

Only a fool would assume that a position on ONE political issue defines a person's politics.

You're that fool.

“Blessed Be”

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#816 May 14, 2013
Mike wrote:
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Being born does't lead to some advanced reasoning capacity, or any significant physical changes in the baby. It seems kind of silly to me that when someone moves a foot in one direction that all of a sudden that makes them a person.
You are wrong.

Birth leads to many physical changes, some of which lead to changes in mental changes. It also leads to a change in legal status, and for many, a change in spiritual status.

You being ignorant of the facts does not make the facts "silly".
liberals lie

Saint Petersburg, FL

#817 May 14, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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You are wrong.
Birth leads to many physical changes, some of which lead to changes in mental changes. It also leads to a change in legal status, and for many, a change in spiritual status.
You being ignorant of the facts does not make the facts "silly".
He isn't wrong-its his opinion. How did you come up with your "facts"? Have you interviewed babies just before and after they were born?
Lincoln

United States

#818 May 14, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
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You're a full of sh*t creationist troll and you know it. Thanks for helping make more atheists.
a puppet

“Blessed Be”

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#819 May 14, 2013
liberals lie wrote:
<quoted text>He isn't wrong-its his opinion. How did you come up with your "facts"? Have you interviewed babies just before and after they were born?
It's not a matter of opinion, with the exception of the spiritual aspect. So yes, he is wrong. My facts come FROM the facts.

Are you seriously suggesting that it's not known by medical science how the physical functions, how human reproduction proceeds? Really?

The more fool you.
Lincoln

United States

#820 May 14, 2013
Dr. Kermit Gosnell was found guilty on Monday of murdering three babies during abortions at a Philadelphia clinic serving low-income women in a case that cast a spotlight on the controversial practice of late-term abortions.

Buck Crick

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#821 May 14, 2013
liberals lie wrote:
<quoted text>He isn't wrong-its his opinion. How did you come up with your "facts"? Have you interviewed babies just before and after they were born?
No, she only interviews them after.

She thinks they are not human beings before, and everyone knows humans give the best interviews.

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#822 May 14, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
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You are right.
But they parse it even finer:
The libs want you to be able to vacuum it's brain right out of its head a mere few inches from being out of the womb.
And Obama voted to kill them while outside and breathing on their own.
They would kill them while riding a skateboard if the could get away with it.
Resident idiot cerationist who believes that jesus rode on the backs of dinosaurs and that fossils "aren't real".

Doesn't know when to shut the f*ck up like clowns Lincoln and co.

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#823 May 14, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
Dr. Kermit Gosnell was found guilty on Monday of murdering three babies during abortions at a Philadelphia clinic serving low-income women in a case that cast a spotlight on the controversial practice of late-term abortions.
Womb-n*zi creationist blabblings.

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#824 May 14, 2013
No I mean force you to eat salad and only salad for 9 months fatboy.

So tell me Buck, if it was your daughter or say niece that was raped by some crack addict from Haiti and was impregnated during the attack, would you have her be forced to carry and deliver the baby?
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>Women have gotten me to eat lots of things.

Some couldn't even wait long enough to de-thong.

I don't even think some of those garments were the edible type.

“Blessed Be”

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#825 May 14, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
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No, she only interviews them after.
She thinks they are not human beings before, and everyone knows humans give the best interviews.
Ah, you're another one ignorant of the facts of human anatomy and physiology. I'm not surprised.

Buck Crick

Since: May 10

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#826 May 14, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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You are wrong.
Birth leads to many physical changes, some of which lead to changes in mental changes. It also leads to a change in legal status, and for many, a change in spiritual status.
You being ignorant of the facts does not make the facts "silly".
Menopause leads to many changes.

But being on any particular side of that demarcation makes one no more or less protected from having another person kill you.

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#827 May 14, 2013
But all your wailing doesn't change that abortion is legal and isn't going away.

:)
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>Menopause leads to many changes.

But being on any particular side of that demarcation makes one no more or less protected from having another person kill you.

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

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#828 May 14, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
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Menopause leads to many changes.
But being on any particular side of that demarcation makes one no more or less protected from having another person kill you.
More deflection. No surprise.

Buck Crick

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#829 May 14, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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Ah, more deflection. I'm not surprised. If you have it, post it, we'll debate it.
Only a fool would assume that a position on ONE political issue defines a person's politics.
You're that fool.
It's plain you are a liberal.

The taint of it is on every post you write - like gangrene on a mangled limb.

You lie when you deny it.

But that's what liberals do.

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

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#830 May 14, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
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It's plain you are a liberal.
The taint of it is on every post you write - like gangrene on a mangled limb.
You lie when you deny it.
But that's what liberals do.
No, you're ASSuming that I am, based only upon my position on ONE issue. That's because you're an ass.

I'm neither a liberal, nor a liar. OR, a lawyer. Deal with it.

Buck Crick

Since: May 10

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#831 May 14, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
No I mean force you to eat salad and only salad for 9 months fatboy.
So tell me Buck, if it was your daughter or say niece that was raped by some crack addict from Haiti and was impregnated during the attack, would you have her be forced to carry and deliver the baby?
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No. I might want her to have an abortion.

Can't say for sure - till I'm in that spot.

But if I did choose that course, I would know it was a grave wrong.

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#832 May 14, 2013
Then shut up and let women in that and other bad positions make their own choice in the matter.

Well it actually doesn't matter if you run your [email protected]@cker or not fatboy as we see abortion is legal and will continue to be regardless of Christian fundie wingnuts like you.
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>No. I might want her to have an abortion.

Can't say for sure - till I'm in that spot.

But if I did choose that course, I would know it was a grave wrong.
zef

Los Angeles, CA

#833 May 14, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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You are wrong.
Birth leads to many physical changes, some of which lead to changes in mental changes. It also leads to a change in legal status, and for many, a change in spiritual status.
You being ignorant of the facts does not make the facts "silly".
There is no dark side in the moon, really. Matter of fact, it's all dark.

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