Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision

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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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Same here, Katie! Despite the anti-choice false claims or implications that all pregnancies are a walk in the park with no health risks or complications during pregnancy or at delivery, many women, myself included, have experienced both.
It's why the ONLY person who makes the decision to continue the pregnancy or not is the WOMAN who is pregnant.
Exactly, Ocean! What do the nosy parkers know about all these strangers' pregnancies anyway? Not a damn thing!! You'd think they want the gov't, the clergy, and other nosy parkers like they are involved in their pregnancies (or their wives', daughters', nieces', etc.).
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<quoted text>Typical forum troll behavior @@
Tyocal deflection of guilt from a proabortion pagan.
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Who's hiding?
Not me?
It's also used in the medical sense.
Look it up.(hint: organ donors)
you're funny. do you think the concept or the definition of self defense ( the right to defend one's person or property against a perceived threat ) changes because it may be used in a medical context?

in the case of abortion and the right to terminate a fetus "postviability", that right is, as I said,
Is rooted firmly in the concept of self defense. the previability right to abortion however, is not. and that is what you tried to claim.

read and learn:

http://www.harvardlawreview.org/issues/120/ma...

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ANNNDDDDDDDDDD, your definition of self-defense is still irrelevant. Women can use their OWN standards to decide if they wish to take the risks of pregnancy, not yours. In the first trimester, they don't even have to give a reason.
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you're funny. do you think the concept or the definition of self defense ( the right to defend one's person or property against a perceived threat ) changes because it may be used in a medical context?
in the case of abortion and the right to terminate a fetus "postviability", that right is, as I said,
Is rooted firmly in the concept of self defense. the previability right to abortion however, is not. and that is what you tried to claim.
read and learn:
http://www.harvardlawreview.org/issues/120/ma...
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you're funny. do you think the concept or the definition of self defense ( the right to defend one's person or property against a perceived threat ) changes because it may be used in a medical context?
in the case of abortion and the right to terminate a fetus "postviability", that right is, as I said,
Is rooted firmly in the concept of self defense. the previability right to abortion however, is not. and that is what you tried to claim.
read and learn:
http://www.harvardlawreview.org/issues/120/ma...
Yes, I've read it. It offers good analogies. You are stating medical self-defense is an either/or concept regarding life of mother (just as the author uses that concept as an analogy). I read the same thing and see it overlapping. Medical self-defense in determining abortion the right choice early on in unwanted/unhealthy pregnancy. In thinking things through making the determination, the woman's thoughts would likely include her health at the end of pregnancy as well throughout, beyond just thinking of delivery and a newborn.

From your link:
"Part II discusses one context in which medical self-defense has already been recognized: Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey secure not just a previability right to abortion as reproductive choice, but also a separate postviability right to abortion as medical self-defense when pregnancy threatens a womanís life. And it canít be that a woman has a constitutional right to protect her life using medical procedures, but only when those procedures kill a viable fetus; given that Alice has a right to defend herself even when doing so means aborting a viable fetus, Ellen and Olivia should have the same right to defend themselves through other medical procedures. Alice is free to have surgery in which a doctor inserts devices into her body to excise a fetus that, tragically, threatens her life. Ellen should likewise be free to have a procedure in which a doctor inserts chemicals into her body to destroy a tumor that threatens her life. And the government should not place substantial obstacles in the way of Oliviaís having a procedure in which a doctor inserts an organ into her body to replace a failing organ that threatens her life."
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"Finally, the Conclusion argues that a right to medical self-defense is not only logically supportable, but also viable both in political debate and in the judicial process. Both liberal and conservative judges and voters may be open to it, and I hope that the analogies in this Essay can be used to help persuade them."
http://www.harvardlawreview.org/issues/120/ma...
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Why? Here you are, and you've never had a fu**ing clue in your tawdry little life.
Legally, there is no such thing as deadly force against a fetus, as the fetus is not a legal person. A woman--just like a man--can assess a medical condition and whether they wish to treat it or not based on risk factors; she loses no autonomy just because her uterus works.
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a dog isn't a legal person either but there is such a thing as deadly force against a dog you moronic twit you.
we all know what a woman's legal rights currently are. we didn't need you to tell us.
katie was making an 'abortion as self defense' analogy. it failed.
the right to abortion "post viability" is rooted in the concept of self defense as it is allowed when the pregnancy is a medically established threat to the woman's life. the right to abortion previability, absent any such threat, is not rooted in self defense as katie claimed, but rather in the right to privacy.
remember what I said about only weighing in when you know what you're talking about? use it again here, idiot.
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worships reality wrote:
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you're funny. do you think the concept or the definition of self defense ( the right to defend one's person or property against a perceived threat ) changes because it may be used in a medical context?
in the case of abortion and the right to terminate a fetus "postviability", that right is, as I said,
Is rooted firmly in the concept of self defense. the previability right to abortion however, is not. and that is what you tried to claim.
read and learn:
http://www.harvardlawreview.org/issues/120/ma...
Isn't it obvious that abortion and surgery is evil
made up by nazi germans. We are all so gullable.
We let doctors hurt us. They are full of it.
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Nope, fucwit, wrong again. You can be charged with cruelty to animals or destruction of property, not "lethal force."

As for the argument, she's still right. RvW was based on privacy AND the womans medical decision--which is private. Even when abortion was illegal, exceptions were made for self-defense, idiot. RvW just took the decision as to risk-assessment from the doctor and gave it to the woman, in the first trimester. Any decision of the woman to bort is based on protecting her life, be it medicaly, economically, or personal plans. No woman has to give up her life--on any level--just because she gets pregnant.
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a dog isn't a legal person either but there is such a thing as deadly force against a dog you moronic twit you.
we all know what a woman's legal rights currently are. we didn't need you to tell us.
katie was making an 'abortion as self defense' analogy. it failed.
the right to abortion "post viability" is rooted in the concept of self defense as it is allowed when the pregnancy is a medically established threat to the woman's life. the right to abortion previability, absent any such threat, is not rooted in self defense as katie claimed, but rather in the right to privacy.
remember what I said about only weighing in when you know what you're talking about? use it again here, idiot.

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It's voluntary. By all means, don't have any life-saving surgery.

BTW--urgery has been performed for millennia.
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Isn't it obvious that abortion and surgery is evil
made up by nazi germans. We are all so gullable.
We let doctors hurt us. They are full of it.

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Are alien fetuses sacred too?
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Nope, fucwit, wrong again. You can be charged with cruelty to animals or destruction of property, not "lethal force."
As for the argument, she's still right. RvW was based on privacy AND the womans medical decision--which is private. Even when abortion was illegal, exceptions were made for self-defense, idiot. RvW just took the decision as to risk-assessment from the doctor and gave it to the woman, in the first trimester. Any decision of the woman to bort is based on protecting her life, be it medicaly, economically, or personal plans. No woman has to give up her life--on any level--just because she gets pregnant.
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oh quiet down......
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The desperation of the fetus worshippers is pathetic.
"fetus worshipers?" ???

wait, so if your spouse has a baby, say at 6 months in, you wouldnt be put off by people saying to you "Oh stop with your "fetus worship"!

YOU were a fetus once ass..........whats next, "stop with your baby worship, it's not a person until it has personality & can take care of itself!"

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simmer, please

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"fetus worshipers?" ???
wait, so if your spouse has a baby, say at 6 months in, you wouldnt be put off by people saying to you "Oh stop with your "fetus worship"!
YOU were a fetus once ass..........whats next, "stop with your baby worship, it's not a person until it has personality & can take care of itself!"
idiot
Says the idiot who can't remember that I'm a woman.

My spouse is a man. I hate to tell you this, but men can't have get pregnant. Go back to school, Little Boy.

After birth, it's no longer a fetus, Moron.
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Bitner wrote:
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Says the idiot who can't remember that I'm a woman.
My spouse is a man. I hate to tell you this, but men can't have get pregnant. Go back to school, Little Boy.
After birth, it's no longer a fetus, Moron.
yes, but "fetus" is just one phase of human life, just as babies are one, children, teens, adult, etc.........these are processes of GROWTH in our lives. That's one reason a fetus is a person

but answer my question. You have kids? Would you not get upset if your man felt up on your belly, as your CHILD was kicking (sorry, your FETUS) & someone said, "Oh Bitner, Mr. Bitner, stop with your "FETUS worship""..........w ould that not upset you?

was your FETUS more than just that??

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yes, but "fetus" is just one phase of human life, just as babies are one, children, teens, adult, etc.........these are processes of GROWTH in our lives. That's one reason a fetus is a person
but answer my question. You have kids? Would you not get upset if your man felt up on your belly, as your CHILD was kicking (sorry, your FETUS) & someone said, "Oh Bitner, Mr. Bitner, stop with your "FETUS worship""..........w ould that not upset you?
was your FETUS more than just that??
The example you gave is not what I'm talking about when I say fetus worship, so your "point" is moot.

Yes, I have children. I've told you THAT before, too. You obviously suffer from CRS.

They're all adults now, and unlike you they act like it.

When I was pregnant, I used the proper terms, embryo and fetus, depending on gestational age.
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Bitner wrote:
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That was not the original question. I already answered the original.
i was referring to my original question, which you never answered.
do you want to take a crack at it ? or are you going to turtle like you always do in the face of a difficult question?
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Bitner wrote:
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Says the idiot who can't remember that I'm a woman.
My spouse is a man. I hate to tell you this, but men can't have get pregnant. Go back to school, Little Boy.
After birth, it's no longer a fetus, Moron.
"can't have get pregnant"?

who needs to go back to school?
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cpeter1313 wrote:
ANNNDDDDDDDDDD, your definition of self-defense is still irrelevant. Women can use their OWN standards to decide if they wish to take the risks of pregnancy, not yours. In the first trimester, they don't even have to give a reason.
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sure they can use their own standards. but their right to choose to abort pre viability is based on the right to privacy. it has nothing to do with self defense as katie claimed.
still fishin'...and still stupid.

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