Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision

Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision

There are 310473 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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#259693 Sep 23, 2012
AyakaNeo wrote:
<quoted text>She's like an 8 year old stamping her feet and pulling her hair......"but they started it".
No, I did

NANANANA

“Reality is better than truth.”

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#259694 Sep 23, 2012
There have been centuries of disagreements; that's why there are thousands of christian sects and different schools of thought within the RCC. In the past, these differences were accepted; nowadays, the most reactionary of the flock see everything as black and white and it never has been.
Ink wrote:
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You can't disagree on the sacraments. It is what it is.
Ink

Bensalem, PA

#259695 Sep 23, 2012
cpeter1313 wrote:
And he'd be a roman or whatever else his parentage would make him.
<quoted text>
Holy cow.
Whether a roman or a Nazirite,
the boy in the womb was considered a person of God from the womb to his death.

“GO BLACKHAWKS!!”

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#259696 Sep 23, 2012
Ink wrote:
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I'm going out on a limb here but I would say that you are not Catholic and have no knowledge of it's doctrines. On that assumption I will try to explain. Any and I mean any real Catholic would know that God forgives any person who genuinely regrets and repents for their sins. Any Catholic knows that Abortion is a severe mortal sin. Any Catholic knows that confession without honest remorse is worthless. Any Catholic knows that if you say you don't regret the mortal sin of abortion you can not be forgiven and in God's grace again. She explicitly said she does not regret the abortion so what is she seeking forgiveness for?
A Catholic would see that it doesn't make any sense. I don't care but she shouldn't mischaracterized the sacraments of the Church.
With all due respect Ink, I think one can feel sorry for what they have done but not necessarily regret what they did. For example, I am sorry that I had a child outside of wedlock but I do not regret having him. As a Catholic, that alone is the biggest reason why I've not been to confession since prior to having my son.

With that said, being that none of us are God, who are we to say that the Good Lord has not forgiven her? If she has confessed, done penance and feels at peace at her decision, perhaps that's Gods way of showing His mercy and compassion towards her and perhaps He did indeed forgive her. No one knows Gods will nor His judgement of others. That's between God and that person.

“Rockabye”

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#259697 Sep 23, 2012
Ink wrote:
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I'm going out on a limb here but I would say that you are not Catholic and have no knowledge of it's doctrines. On that assumption I will try to explain. Any and I mean any real Catholic would know that God forgives any person who genuinely regrets and repents for their sins. Any Catholic knows that Abortion is a severe mortal sin. Any Catholic knows that confession without honest remorse is worthless. Any Catholic knows that if you say you don't regret the mortal sin of abortion you can not be forgiven and in God's grace again. She explicitly said she does not regret the abortion so what is she seeking forgiveness for?
A Catholic would see that it doesn't make any sense. I don't care but she shouldn't mischaracterized the sacraments of the Church.
Did you not stop to think her initial regret is what led her to confession and repentance which then led to forgiveness which then led to feeling cleansed of her mortal sin which then led to no feelings of regret? That's the standard order, yes? Why did it escape you this time?

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#259698 Sep 23, 2012
Ink wrote:
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I'm going out on a limb here but I would say that you are not Catholic and have no knowledge of it's doctrines. On that assumption I will try to explain. Any and I mean any real Catholic would know that God forgives any person who genuinely regrets and repents for their sins. Any Catholic knows that Abortion is a severe mortal sin.
If you are a baptized Catholic it is a mortal sin, you didn't even bother to ask, you and the other one just immediately jumped on her like flies on dung.
Ink wrote:
Any Catholic knows that confession without honest remorse is worthless. Any Catholic knows that if you say you don't regret the mortal sin of abortion you can not be forgiven and in God's grace again. She explicitly said she does not regret the abortion so what is she seeking forgiveness for?
A Catholic would see that it doesn't make any sense. I don't care but she shouldn't mischaracterized the sacraments of the Church.
What about your venial sins or are you intentionally being ignorant to your faith?

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#259699 Sep 23, 2012
R C Honey wrote:
<quoted text>No, I did
NANANANA
Ok so you're both 8.

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#259700 Sep 23, 2012
Ink wrote:
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I am only questioning her knowldge of Catholicism. It doesn't work the way she says and if she was a Catholic she would know it.
You need to question your own knowledge, a mortal sin committed by a baptized Catholic removes the person from a state of grace. Another important fact about Catholicism is you are taught to strive for holiness and perfection and you're not doing that therefore you are just as guilty of sinning. Do you regret not striving to be more like Jesus? You better because if you don't regret your venial sins and repent you are likely to partake in mortal sins.
yakalot

Muscotah, KS

#259701 Sep 23, 2012
cpeter1313 wrote:
It' not your place to judge it, twit. I can't make it any clearer. YOUR jesus said not to judge others, and that is what you are doing. You are trying to speak for your god in terms of HER relationship with him. Any good catholic ALSO knows you aren't supposed to do that. Practice your faith as you interpret it and leave others to do the same. Believe it or not, of the millions of catholics out there, most disagree on one or more points of dogma and doctrine.
<quoted text>
Oh my gosh, you are wrong. The sad thing is its people like you who spread lies and judge others. You know NOTHING about the Church, you say you were Catholic but I have my doubts. Your family may have been baptized Catholic but I doubt your family practiced Catholicism. You have only posted what protestants think we practice which was a big giveaway that you are a fake.
yakalot

Muscotah, KS

#259702 Sep 23, 2012
AyakaNeo wrote:
<quoted text>You need to question your own knowledge, a mortal sin committed by a baptized Catholic removes the person from a state of grace. Another important fact about Catholicism is you are taught to strive for holiness and perfection and you're not doing that therefore you are just as guilty of sinning. Do you regret not striving to be more like Jesus? You better because if you don't regret your venial sins and repent you are likely to partake in mortal sins.
We sin till the day we die, no matter who you are. we ask Christ to forgive and try to do better ,but we are human and will make mistakes, yep until the day we die. Christ still loves us and will forgive,ALWAYS.

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#259703 Sep 23, 2012
yakalot wrote:
<quoted text>We sin till the day we die, no matter who you are. we ask Christ to forgive and try to do better ,but we are human and will make mistakes, yep until the day we die. Christ still loves us and will forgive,ALWAYS.
Alright well a true Catholic has spoken, now tell that to the rest of the Catholics who are being willfully ignorant of their own teachings.
Googleicious

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#259704 Sep 23, 2012
Ink wrote:
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You are the one who said you didn't regret killing one of God's children. That makes you an unrepentant sinner and as a Catholic, you know you have to honestly repent to be forgiven. I don't believe that you don't know that if you have had any Catholic teaching.
Once again, I don't recall you being in the confessional with myself or my priest, and if Jesus told you something that I dont know, I didn't get the memo.

For the last time: I've repented, I've atoned a LONG time ago, and I have been absolved of those sins. Whether YOU don't think I've sufficently atoned or reptented is truly meaningless. The state of my soul is between Jesus and myself.

You really should worry about your own state of grace.
Googleicious

Syracuse, NY

#259705 Sep 23, 2012
Ink wrote:
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When you are in a hole, Stop digging
You said
"I dont regret that abortion at all, and I've confessed, asked for forgiveness, and been granted that by Jesus"
Yes. I did say that. Clearly you've ignored everything else I've said on the matter. You seem a bit dense that way.

I don't know why YOU are so intent on MY being or feeling guilty, but I follow what my priest and my Lord have told me, and I'm fine with that.

By what authority do you think your word outweighs that of Jesus OR my priest?

BTW, this is a rhetorical question. I don't expect an honest, intelligent or civil response from the likes of you.

“Dan IS the Man”

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#259708 Sep 23, 2012
AyakaNeo wrote:
<quoted text>excellent, thought provoking question.
One the hypocrite tomtom won't ask himself, I'm sure.

“Dan IS the Man”

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#259709 Sep 23, 2012
Ink wrote:
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Why would anyone respect a woman over God?
Because we know women exist. We know they are real.

“Dan IS the Man”

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#259710 Sep 23, 2012
Ink wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm going out on a limb here but I would say that you are not Catholic and have no knowledge of it's doctrines. On that assumption I will try to explain. Any and I mean any real Catholic would know that God forgives any person who genuinely regrets and repents for their sins. Any Catholic knows that Abortion is a severe mortal sin. Any Catholic knows that confession without honest remorse is worthless. Any Catholic knows that if you say you don't regret the mortal sin of abortion you can not be forgiven and in God's grace again. She explicitly said she does not regret the abortion so what is she seeking forgiveness for?
A Catholic would see that it doesn't make any sense. I don't care but she shouldn't mischaracterized the sacraments of the Church.
Who is in charge of policing the adherence to Catholic doctrine? You? Sassy? Knut? Who is the official head of that department?

“Dan IS the Man”

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#259711 Sep 23, 2012
realkatie wrote:
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Did you not stop to think...
You're addressing Ink, so I think you already know the answer.

“Dan IS the Man”

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#259712 Sep 23, 2012
yakalot wrote:
<quoted text>Oh my gosh, you are wrong. The sad thing is its people like you who spread lies and judge others. You know NOTHING about the Church, you say you were Catholic but I have my doubts. Your family may have been baptized Catholic but I doubt your family practiced Catholicism. You have only posted what protestants think we practice which was a big giveaway that you are a fake.
"The sad thing is its people like you who spread lies and judge others."

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

<wipe tears from eyes>

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAH A!

<take breath>

AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! !!

“Dan IS the Man”

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#259713 Sep 23, 2012
yakalot wrote:
<quoted text>We sin till the day we die, no matter who you are. we ask Christ to forgive and try to do better ,but we are human and will make mistakes, yep until the day we die. Christ still loves us and will forgive,ALWAYS.
Oh, and I thought Christians were supposed to at least try to not sin and strive to live as Jesus would want them (you) to, but in reality you faux-Christians can just go against your own dogma, justify it by saying you sin anyway, and then ask for forgiveness.

What a convenient system.

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#259714 Sep 23, 2012
What Ink forgets is that "G" said she sought forgiveness for what led her to getting an abortion. Temptation, seeking pleasure whatever you older ladies call it because you sure seem to have trouble saying sex. Temptation is the original sin which led to the "downfall", not abortion and for that she's been absolved.

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