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I Am Pro Choice

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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 47 Responses Aug 29, 2014

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    1 Corinthians 3:16-17 Do you not know

    that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you? If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him. For God's temple is holy, and you are that temple.
    CoreyAZ CoreyAZ 18-21, M 6 Responses 3 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 26 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    "Again; let’s remember

    that a pregnant woman does NOT make her decision all at one time. Abortion generally MUST be decided on within a small window of time; usually within the first trimester but definitely before 20 to 22ish weeks. Most adoption agencies do not like to talk to mothers until well...
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    How dare these prolifers,

    tell rape victims, that got pregnant and chose abortion, that their "baby" was a blessing! There is nothing beautiful about a woman being raped and pregnant because of it. People need to stop living in fairy tale land and start looking at reality.
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 7 Responses May 2

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    I may be a guy, but I'm not stupid enough to

    think that guys should decide what women do with their bodies. Pro-life guys are insane - then again, so are all pro-lifers. These people say that a baby is what women get for opening their legs, and in the next second they'll say that a baby caused by rape is a blessing. Look...
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 15 Responses May 2

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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 33 Responses Aug 15, 2014

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    It is so hard to fathom

    that there are people that actually sit around in the courts and discuss why they think it's okay to impose on a woman's reproductive rights. It's scary that there's legislators that would love nothing more than to force women to go through an unwanted pregnancy, and give birth...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 9 Responses Apr 11

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    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Most losers on this planet don't need to have

    children. At this rate, it would be best if no one ever had children at all. The human race needs to cease to exist, asap.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    What I find so interesting,

    is that anti choice people would talk of pro choicers "justifying" everything. When very obvious that they are the ones who is doing all the justifying. Abortions are legal. It shouldn't be open for discussion. A woman's body is her body. Meaning she is going to do what she...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I simply have no shame in enjoying sex with my

    SO. And knowing that if I have an oops, we both are old enough to make the decision, we both feel is right. We are both responsible. And if we ever get an unplanned pregnancy, we already know what to do.
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Im against abortion 100%but I'm 100000%

    for letting people decide what they do and don't do with their own bodies. Personally i could never have one, but i would never stop someone from doing what they feel is right for them, and i would never judge them for the decisions they felt the need to make.
    Dinosaurinthebigcity Dinosaurinthebigcity 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Being Pro Choice doesn't necessarily mean

    that you're all for abortions, it just means that you think a women should have the right to make her own decisions concerning her body. I personally would never get an abortion, but do I think that an old crusty white guy should tell a woman what she can or can't do with her...
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    The rudeness and contradictory nature of

    'Pro-life' people is hilarious!! Lol My gf is pregnant and shared on fb a post about why abortion should be available for all women. A man on her friends list who she thought was her friend anyway, started debating with her and saying she has no heart etc. He finished the...
    Zachzx Zachzx 26-30, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Has anyone else noticed

    that the huge majority of politicians who are "pro life" (tm) are men. What really gives them any authority over a woman's body? Patriarchal control? Women are people who are capable of making their own decisions.
    SilverPagan SilverPagan 51-55, M 9 Responses May 3

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    ATTENTION LADIES: your body is YOUR BODY!

    !! don't let any wrinkly *** old white men tell you what to do with it!!!
    chubbyrats chubbyrats 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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'm pro-choice because a non-sentient fetus

    will NEVER matter more than the sentient women carrying it. Also bodily autonomy is more important than any pseudo-moral bullshit that pro-lifers like to spout off.
    WithoutChemicals WithoutChemicals 18-21, F 12 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am pro (woman's) choice.

    Which means her alone, has the right to make the choice. And nobody else.
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was planning on having an abortion.

    After my boyfriend and I had a slip up, in came the dreaded late period. I took a test first thing in the morning. Positive. I freaked out. Looking at my boyfriend, my life, our parents lives, we were all struggling. I couldn't ask these people to help me out with a child when...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 18 Responses 1 day ago

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    Pro lifers generally seem to have a really

    warped view as to what murder is. They justify their deity killing people as love for the followers but then they accuse others of murder to what is not even born yet. Twisted logic.
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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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 7 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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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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    Hey there pro choice people.

    As you know, we have been attacked the last couple of days viciously by a few radical pro lifers. They started a group to describe their radical ideas, mainly to being down abortion clinics and become "avengers". If any of you are feeling up to the task of trolling, I encourage...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I really didn't want to make one of these,

    because the past is the past, and we grow and move on. However I saw a troubling post today, and I feel like a rebuttal... I've had an abortion. It was necessary for my health due to the fact that I couldn't carry to full term. I see a lot of conversation on the "Pro-Life...
    Petrolonov Petrolonov 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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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 94 Responses Jan 26

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    Abortion myths. Sorry

    but I have to do another one of these because too many pro lifers in the comments section of one of my articles are spouting off too many rumors. I want to get this out of the way so people can just point back to this article instead of fighting about it. Not that it makes much...
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    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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    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 really don't understand how women can't

    support other women on an issue like this. Being a woman, you should want choices for yourself, in any aspect of your life, and it's truly disgusting that we don't support each other in this. If you don't agree with abortions, don't get one. But don't deny your fellow woman...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sorry, but if I came into the ghetto out of a

    16 year old vag!na, and was forced to live a life of poverty in some third world street of a first world country, all because my grandmother disagreed with my mother murdering me, yeah. I would have wanted to be aborted.
    MeadowLark4 MeadowLark4 16-17 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    There is literally no other situation

    where a person is required to protect someone else’s life at the cost of their own life or health. If “innocent human life” is worth every price, then why is it the foetus - a bundle of cells with no thought, no feeling, possibly not even a brain - that deserves every...
    WithoutChemicals WithoutChemicals 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    It's absolutely horrible

    that there are people that refer to women who make decisions on what to do with their bodies as "murderers." That's a very harsh word to throw around, and the people that do it most, most likely don't understand what murdering is. When someone shoots someone without any...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 15 Responses Mar 22

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    Why is there a greater concern

    for a unborn fetus, than for the thousands and thousands of children without a home, going hungry, no family, no one to love them, no sense of hope, no chances. What about the children being abused, the children being sold into human trafficking. Why do we completely ignore...
    Nottheaveragegirl Nottheaveragegirl 18-21, F 18 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's amazing how some pro life Christians,

    like to judge women for having abortions. And when you call them out on it, they're response is, "I'm not judging you". So calling a woman that ended her pregnancy a "murderer" and "baby killer" is not judging? Or telling them, "you are going to burn in hell"? Looks like...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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 34 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    This topic makes my ears steam

    and my eyes bleed. I can't fathom feeling any other way. Being Pro Life is being against the right for women to have a choice in what to do with their own body. Their body that is already developed, living, and also has a beating heart of its own. One that has been beating for...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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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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    http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/05/21/rape-and-******-exemptions-to-abortion-are-just-political-concessions-says-anti-choice-leader/
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Nobody likes abortion.

    Nobody wants to see it happen. But making abortion illegal is not the best way to decrease the rate of abortion!
    jackk225 jackk225 18-21, M 14 Responses May 15

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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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    Please understand that this is not a judgment I

    am just merely curious as to how certain things affect others and why. Every day I hear excuses but I never get to the why and how people feel the way they do. Why do we get overtly emotional over things (more specifically fetuses) that look like humans but we don't get...
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 24 Responses 5 days ago

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