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I Am Pro Choice

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    The difference between a baby

    and an embryo: An embryo has no feelings, thoughts, memories, hopes and dreams. It is not a human but a bundle of cells with absolutely no heartbeat or brain activity. There's no brain activity in a pack of cells. Yes, cell activity, but not what makes a person truly precious...
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 14

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    You know, I really hate the pro life argument

    that people aren't allowed to have recreational sex because sex US meant for procreation. That's great and all, but please explain to me how the clitoris and rectal pleasure and prostate have anything to do with reproduction. They don't. Human anatomy has genital parts that have...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Want Abortion Outlawed...How Many Unwanted Children Will You Adopt

    Someone needs to forcibly impregnate a male republican and force his sorry azz to carry the baby to term, then put him and the baby on welfare to have him see that entitlement cuts took away his and the baby's healthcare and show them what life is like on his own!
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 6, 2013

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    I know I already wrote a story about this,

    but my sister asked me today what my view on abortion was. I told her I was pro-choice, and she didn't really know her view. So, I figured I could write another story, since my way of thinking always changes and I'd never write the same exact thing twice. So, here are my...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F Mar 18

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    There are men who think it's unfair

    that women get more "say" in whether or not they want to abort. They think their want for a child is more important than a woman's want to abort. I just want to take a second to let these men understand what their asking, or demanding I should say. You want a woman to give up...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 100 Responses Jan 26

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    "Have you ever lost someone to an illegal

    abortion?" That is what I want to say to people who say women deserve to die, if they choose to have an illegal abortion. If pro lifers do not know why abortions became legal in the first place, they shouldn't say things like that. Especially not without doing their research...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 7 Responses Mar 10

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    I shall put it bluntly

    so EVERYONE can Understand. I believe a Womans Body belongs to her. Period. Not the Government. NOT the Pastor. And God would NOT force an Unwanted Child into the World , or FORCE a Woman who is a victim of Assault to keep one. Thats ******** Second what I find interesting...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M 6 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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    How can you want women

    who get pregnant, to face their responsibilities, because you know, "you made a baby, you should suffer the consequences," but in the same breath, tell them they can always give that baby up for adoption? I'm sorry, adoption is a great choice sometimes, but in the end, that is...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    When most of the pro-lifers on this website are

    male... Eugh. ( This is not sexist at all. I really cannot believe I have to make this a side note.)
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 18-21, F 35 Responses Aug 15, 2014

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    It kind of makes me sick

    that there are so many people (primarily men, from what I have seen) trying to make abortion illegal, because - newsflash - abortion is never going to end. Even if it's illegal, if a woman really wants one, she'll find a way, and that way is going to be far more dangerous than...
    tiredqueer tiredqueer 18-21, F 50 Responses Aug 29, 2014

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    Does anyone think it is strange

    that pro life people bvmb abortion clinics and now I just got a death threat by a pro lifer over email? Does anyone see the stereotypical irony here? Anyone?
    maryshouldofaborted maryshouldofaborted 26-30, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    Pregnancy is hard, uncomfortable,

    painful, stressful, emotional, exhausting and often vomit-inducing. I couldn't imagine what it would be like to go through the pain and sickness not out of joy, but because you had to. Because someone else wanted you to and that persons wants and opinions matter more to the...
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 28 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    "Which came first, the chicken,

    the egg, or the rooster's insistence that he knows what's best for both of their bodies?"
    trashspice trashspice 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Read another amazing article

    where a mother chose her baby's life, over her own. My response to that is this... "It was her choice. And it is great that this young mother was given the right to choose. I am pro choice because I support that right."
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I feel many people who are against abortion

    want to punish the woman for engaging sex. I get so tired hearing "well she shouldn't have opened her legs if she wasn't ready for a child"
    love1336 love1336 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 24

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    Do people against abortion just ignore

    that there's a real reason that women get abortions? Some women can't afford it. Having children are expensive. Both during the pregnancy and after. Some don't want kids. You really want someone who hates kids to have them? Some women have children already and can't properly...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 7

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    If I ever personally got pregnant at this time

    in my life, abortion wouldn't necessarily be the right choice for me, but if another woman feels that an abortion is right for her, who am I to judge? I say it's your body, do whatever you want with it, it's none of my business nor anyone else's.
    mysteri123 mysteri123 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I have had 2 abortions.

    I wanted to share my experiences. The first one was when I was around 19-20. I was with an abusive ex. I was also on drugs. The second was with my fiancé. I was on the mirena IUD. I made the choice to not have anymore biological children after my son. I have bipolar and ADHD...
    saviscool saviscool 26-30, F 7 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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    Thank God for Abortion Providers Harry Knox

    03/10/2015 Throughout his career, Dr. George Tiller was threatened, harassed, attacked, and finally murdered because he offered compassionate abortion care. His medical center was firebombed in June 1986. He was shot five times in his arms in August 1993. He was shot in the head...
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    If you are against choice

    and abortion but can't accept your LGBTQ child, don't call yourself pro life.
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I have to brag on my husband

    for just a minute. A little background: we are very young, married for only a year and a half. I want kids, he wants to wait. I am very okay with that. But he knows it is my dream to be a mom someday, and he wants to support me in that as well...just not yet. So even the fact...
    Leannaix Leannaix 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Conservatives should advocate gays marrying

    because there are hardly unwanted pregnancies and children so hardly any abortions!
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    As a son, brother and father I will always

    support a woman's right to determine what she does with her body and future. Reproductive rights are civil rights as well.
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M Mar 17

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    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 4 Responses a week ago

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    ... Because I love children

    and believe that it is a woman's right to have a say in her reproductive health. ~Adelaide. *I have reached my limits. Even someone who has such a loooong fuse as mine would of blown up by now. I am going to delete these comments. Why? I do not have to give a reason. Funny...
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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    It's really sad that Soniador trolls this forum

    calling women murderers for aborting. I'm very disappointed that a grown man is trying to shame and blame women and becomes upset when he or other pro-lifers are called judgmental for this. Hypocracy if I ever heard it! So Soniador, stop shaming women and go back to the pro life...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 11 Responses Mar 23

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    I understand the arguments on

    both sides, but I am pro choice. It is her body; not yours. There are so many things you could be doing instead of making a woman feel like crap when she could already feel that way.
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    Why I became an abortion doctor.

    Some eye opening stories about abortion doctors and the reasons they chose to do what they do. Here are just a few I copied http://prh.org/provider-voices/why-i-provide-abortions/. "It is so important that those of us who believe in abortion, who know the truth about abortion...
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I wonder if pro lifers know

    that there are thousands of abortions happening right now and realize that their lives haven't been affected at all by the choice of someone else.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 36 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    42 years since abortions became legal.

    Let us not move backwards. Because backwoods doesn't mean abortions will be eradicated. It means women will go back to harming their bodies, minds, and hearts worse than any legal abortion could.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 10 Responses Jan 22

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    Is Not About the Children....

    Those against abortion are not looking out for the chidlrens best interests; if they are so devoted to saving littles lives that they will take away a womans control of her body, they would be out there saving the lives that already exist. If it was purely about saving the...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 37 Responses Sep 10, 2008

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    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Being pro choice is about human rights.

    Whether you agree or disagree with abortion is irrelevant. Regardless of your own personal beliefs, you are not entitled to force other people to follow your moral rules. Abortion is a medical procedure. Everyone has the right to accessible and safe health care.
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 4 Responses Oct 27, 2014

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    In response to another post.

    ... Try walking inside of an abortion clinic, to be stopped by protestors, spitting on you, yelling and screaming in your face, calling you "murderer" and "baby killer". Or tell you to "burn in hell". Try going thru that after being raped and finding out you are pregnant, and...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 22

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    when it comes to abortion,

    or anything really, I am unbiased. I don't think it's right or wrong. But what I do think is wrong, is taking away someones right of choice. people instantly think the following after hearing the word "abortion": - murder - baby killer - morally wrong - unjustifiable - unfair...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    iknoweverything iknoweverything 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    Fun fact: If my younger sister was in a car

    accident and desperately needed a blood transfusion to live, and I was the only person on Earth who could donate blood to save her, and even though donating blood is a relatively easy, safe, and quick procedure no one can force me to give blood. Yes, even to save the life of a...
    WithoutChemicals WithoutChemicals 18-21, F 17 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    I've seen a lot of comments by anti-choice

    people waving away the equating of abortion with murder as being "opinion" or "belief" and therefore not something that can be said to be harmful. The thing is, every single person who has bombed a clinic, assassinated a doctor or screamed in the face of a woman or girl already...
    Auberon89 Auberon89 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    My Weekly War Against Hatred

    I am an escort. No... not that kind of escort, lol. A volunteer patient escort at the Allentown Women's Center (www.allentownwomenscenter.com) in Pennsylvania. The AWC is a women's reproductive health center that provides birth control, routine gynecological exams, STD testing...
    OFFthecuff OFFthecuff 22-25, F 24 Responses May 22, 2008

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    "I cannot understand anti-abortion arguments

    that centre on the sanctity of life. As a species, we've fairly comprehensively demonstrated that we don't believe in the sanctity of life. The shrugging acceptance of war, famine, epidemic, pain, and life-long poverty shows us that, whatever we tell ourselves, we've only made...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 41 Responses Feb 19

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    I read a post on Facebook about a mother being

    pregnant with triplets. And the only way to save her life and two of her babies, was to abort one. She chose the abortion. A lot of the comments of this post were Catholics saying that the right decision would have been to give it to God. My response to that is, "she made the...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I Used to Be Pro-life

    I realized that I was Pro-Life due to my religion.  However, I decided that I wanted an informed opinion on the subject of abortion and decided to research it.  I read both sides to make an informed opinion.  I am now strongly pro choice. I would also like to say...
    Taphy Taphy 41-45, F 32 Responses Jul 25, 2008

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    When people tell a woman to keep her "legs shut.

    .." ... Where the guy in all of this? Where is "the man should've kept it in his pants..." They're the exact same thing, really. They never focus on what the dude did! The blame is always on the woman. So uncool, and women already have so much pressure... The dude had the...
    LetMeBeBlunt LetMeBeBlunt 26-30, M 6 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    I find it endlessly amusing

    that "pro-lifers" will claim how important the "life" of the fetus is, and then turn around and scream pro-choicers should be aborted or endlessly physically, emotionally, mentally and psychologically harass and abuse those who have had abortions or are opting to have one...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 9 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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    What it's like to have an abortion http://www.

    cosmopolitan.com/sex-love/news/a31727/what-its-really-like-to-have-an-abortion/
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    I think a lot of men

    who say they are pro-life say so NOT because they want to save the lives of the unborn, but because the idea of sexually active women who have reproductive rights is terrifying to them. These women won't settle for being barefoot and pregnant any longer.
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 6 Responses Mar 24

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