I Am Pro Choice

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    How does one call themselves "pro-life"

    and just not care about the mother?
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Mar 10

    Wow, this guy is telling me he is not in favor

    of abortion, even in instances of rape or the mother being in a life threatening situation. Not really sure what to think about him.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Mar 15

    I saw this today... "Women have abortion,

    get pregnant again, and keep the baby. What was wrong with the first one?" They didn't use the word "women" by the way. They said "b!tches". For those jerks out there that have a problem with a woman having babies after she has an abortion, need to stop judging and stop the...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Mar 11

    Yes U.S government, let's give full funding to

    a pointless war but God forbid you fund an organization that caters to women's health care.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Sep 18, 2015

    Pro-lifer: How would you like to have been

    aborted? Me with upmost seriousness: That would've been kind of nice.
    mattinsula mattinsula
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Feb 23

    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
    78 Responses Jan 26, 2015

    HOW TO END ABORTION 1) Easier access to

    contraceptives 2) More sex education with an unbiased outlook. NOT BY HARASSING WOMEN OUTSIDE CLINICS AND CALLING THEM NAMES.
    LetMeBeBlunt LetMeBeBlunt
    26-30, M
    7 Responses Feb 4, 2015

    Pro-life logic: Some women feel guilt

    and depression after their abortions, therefore nobody should get an abortion! Actual Data: Nope, no evidence that any statistically significant number do. Although 75% of women who place a baby for adoption still feel guilt and depression 12-20 years later, we can prove that...
    BOJ1988 BOJ1988
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Feb 25

    Some anti choice idiot,

    commented on one of my posts talking about what its like to have an abortion. Which was completely off topic. Then come pm me after getting called out on the lies. I was called nut case, and narrow minded. Then come tell me that I'm afraid of the truth. First of all, if a...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Mar 4

    By denying women access to abortion you are

    legally allowing women less rights than a corpse in a court of law. Think about it, for a person's organs to be harvested and used to save someone's life after their death they have to consent to this by being listed as an organ donor due to the concept of bodily autonomy. Pro...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Mar 21

    "Abortion is taking the easy way out".

    .. If you've ever had an abortion, you know for certain that it's not taking the easy way out. There is nothing easy about having an abortion. If you talk to any woman that had one, she can tell you, first off that abortion is a very difficult decision. It takes a lot for a...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 28

    Saw this today "Do you ever see pro-choicers

    outside of pro-lifers' homes, protesting and harassing with megaphones and huge signs that display pro-life violence?" "No, because it's wrong to terrorize people."
    BOJ1988 BOJ1988
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 23

    http://www.womenshealthmag.

    com/life/men-fighting-for-abortion-rights?utm_source=nar.al&utm_medium=urlshortener&utm_campaign=FB Pro choice men speak out.
    BOJ1988 BOJ1988
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 27
    Madison18 Madison18
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Jan 7

    No matter what a woman decides,

    someone is always trying to tell her what to do with her body. They are not the ones walking around with a growing fetus inside of them. So they need to keep their mouths shut. Pregnancy already is uncomfortable enough. And if they are not going to help raise the baby, then they...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 23

    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
    9 Responses May 21, 2015

    I have schizophrenia

    and borderline personality disorder so maybe I put a little too much thought into these things and it clouds my judgement but every time I think of someone having an abortion I just think about if I ever find out that I'm pregnant how happy I'd be for a minute then all of a...
    sexysmeagol sexysmeagol
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 10

    Is it still my body, my choice to deny

    treatments I know are harmful to the fetus and pregnancy? I believe so. Pregnant women are in charge. We have the final say. End of story.
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 5

    "I personally, am against abortion.

    But I would never tell a woman what to do".... A friend said this to me. I really admire her. She feels as I do, that if we've never walked in a person's shoes, then we can't tell them how to live their life. Being against abortion could be because of anything. Perhaps...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 4

    I also am pro breastfeeding in public.

    There's a lot of talk on Facebook about mothers breastfeeding their babies in public and the results they get from strangers. Plenty of cruel comments from these mothers, that are only doing what is best for the babies. There was one about mothers being forced to breastfeed...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78
    31-35, F
    17 Responses Feb 8
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    22-25, F
    14 Responses Nov 28, 2015

    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
    22-25, M
    12 Responses May 15, 2015

    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...
    BeautifullyAmiss BeautifullyAmiss
    18-21, F
    9 Responses May 21, 2015

    This is how I feel. 1) abortion shouldn't

    even be a political issue. It's honestly based on personal feelings and religious views. 2) if people believe it is fine to do, they should be able to have safe places to do it in. 3) do I think it's okay? Personally, no I would never. But that's like asking if someone...
    jess965 jess965
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Feb 22

    You ever notice how conservatives are "pro-life"

    until it comes to healthcare, the death penalty, war, poverty, and everything else that would actually be pro-life?
    ratboy181 ratboy181
    18-21, M
    6 Responses Mar 18

    Someone posted "Pro-choice should be: do I

    choose to keep and raise this baby or do I choose to give it up for adoption" and I just wanted to punch them. Being pro-choice does not include restrictions or limitations. It doesn't include our personal feeling or thoughts or beliefs. It's about understanding that each woman...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Jul 1, 2015

    Yet another pro-birther retard.

    So apparently ectopic pregnancies aren't real, my mum almost dying during labour wasn't real and no women have ever died during labour. Yeah... Because he is such an expert...
    FatalOrca FatalOrca
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 3

    http://bipartisanreport.

    com/2016/02/24/wtf-republicans-in-this-state-vow-to-not-issue-birth-certificates-to-single-mothers/ Another reason to abort. So you aren't forced to name or tell an abusive man, your rapist or a POS that they are the dad and leave your child's future in his hands.
    BOJ1988 BOJ1988
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 25

    I may be an awful person

    but I can't even see the other side of this I can't see any reason why it should be legal to take away a women's rights over her own body
    clinicalxxinsanity clinicalxxinsanity
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 7

    I was told by a religious idiot,

    not to have an abortion, because it was a "blessing" that I was pregnant. First of all, there is nothing beautiful about being raped. Second of all, to walk around with this poisonous parasite inside my body wasn't pleasant. Yes, it was eating me up inside, literally. How is...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78
    31-35, F
    12 Responses Dec 14, 2015

    Found a funny picture: http://www.

    buzzfeed.com/annanorth/legitimate-rape-meet-legitimate-drowning#.jsGn2jrVg
    Yeonico Yeonico
    18-21, F
    Apr 7

    "If you have sex and get pregnant,

    be responsible. Don't murder your unborn baby".... Okay, first of all, abortion is NOT murder. Secondly, having an abortion after an unwanted or unexpected pregnancy, for whatever the reason, is being responsible. How many so called moms out there, abusing and neglecting their...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Feb 3

    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
    19 Responses Dec 20, 2014

    I am pro choice because a baby should never be

    a punishment. I'm pro choice because people are sexual beings and should not be denied one of the most intimate, human experiences we can have. I am pro choice because theology should never dictate my or any other woman's biology. I am pro choice because women deserve to have...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 29, 2015

    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
    38 Responses Aug 29, 2014

    It's the woman's body,

    so it's the woman's choice.
    abbybellan abbybellan
    18-21, F
    16 Responses Dec 17, 2015

    "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
    32 Responses Feb 19, 2015

    I believe everybody should have the choice to

    have an abortion what if a young girl gets raped and she's not capable of giving birth I've seen this happen before and the mother and the child both died because she was not able to have a child . If it goes against your religious beliefs then don't have one . But don't let...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul
    18-21, F
    15 Responses Jun 21, 2015

    One pro life moron on his high horse asked If I

    support the Holocaust just because I said Abortion is not wrong If the woman suffers from health complications and might die if the pregnancy doesn't get terminated. What a bag of toxic waste some pro lifers are, It's like asking If you support man slaughter because you hit a...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Mar 3

    "There are women in this world

    that have inserted coat hangers into themselves in order to induce abortion because men in government care more about the words in the bible than the health of and the rights of women." Illegal abortions have taken the lives of countless women due to infection and horrific...
    Madison18 Madison18
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 8, 2015

    For everyone asking me how I could do

    that to my ex and didn't he have a say... My ex had no job, didn't finish school and had no plans on getting his life together(still doesn't). I was 16 and in school. We had just moved states away and at the time being emancipated was not easy. My mom wanted me to marry the guy...
    BOJ1988 BOJ1988
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Mar 7

    Apparently Ted Cruz wants to defund Planned

    Parenthood for the sole purpose of stopping abortions. This horrifies me, disregarding the abortions provided by them, Planned Parenthood provides so much more than that, their abortion services being only 3% of the nearly 10.6 million total services. 42% is STI/STD testing...
    IzzyBeth122 IzzyBeth122
    22-25, F
    20 Responses Feb 3

    How you leave someone a private message about

    abortions being murder, and then block the person, so they wouldn't respond? Haha... What a coward. If a woman wants to have an abortion, she has that right. Period.
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Mar 15

    "Be glad your mother wasn't pro choice

    when she had you".... Actually, my mom is pro choice. She supported me in my decision to abort. She even brought me to the clinic. My mom was also there for me when I got pregnant again and delivered my daughter. And I know she will be there for me again when I deliver my...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Mar 2

    I always have been, always will be.

    It's MY body, MY choice and definitely not for some old guys to decide for me.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    37 Responses Jul 28, 2014

    What is the craziest thing you ever heard an

    anti choicer say about abortions? I'll start... -abortions causes cancer
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Mar 6

    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
    29 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    php?story_fbid=1240776985936909&substory_index=0&id=1024883184192958
    BOJ1988 BOJ1988
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 25

    My boyfriend and I just watched a video titled

    "We asked children how they felt about abortion and their answers shocked us." We were weary but decided to watch it. My boyfriend has a bachelors in Psychology so whenever he sees a study or survey done, he sees if they follow certain rules that is set up for such things. This...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey
    22-25, F
    23 Responses Jun 18, 2015

    Well, turns out, I'm not pregnant!

    It took me 10 minutes to fully translate the whole leaflet, before I could take the test, but I've finally got the results. I was just being my old neurotic self.
    FatalOrca FatalOrca
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 27

    It's very simple. What a woman does to her body

    is nobody's business. That is why I am pro choice, and proud. If I decide that I need to have an abortion for whatever reason, it's my choice. If I choose to keep my pregnancy and have a baby, it's my choice. It doesn't matter what anybody else thinks. Only a woman knows what is...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78
    31-35, F
    34 Responses Sep 9, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    11 Responses May 2, 2015

    Did anybody see John Oliver's long coverage of

    how messed up the system is in America? Like how doctors are forced to tell you: you could get breast cancer, or how you might have to drive hours to get to a clinic and stay for three days?
    BoyRandom BoyRandom
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 23

    I find it so ironic that the conservatives (

    who are mostly pro-life) don't want to help the refugees but would be tripping all over themselves to save them if they were fetuses.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey
    22-25, F
    17 Responses Nov 17, 2015

    I'm probably choice,

    if the only choice: is life, for pures form of life!
    JjKr88 JjKr88
    26-30, M
    Apr 4

    I am keeping my pregnancy.

    This is my choice. It is my body. I refuse to end a pregnancy that was planned and most of all, wanted. I am very happy about it. And since I don't have a life threatening pregnancy or a pregnancy due to rape, abortion is not an option.
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 27

    It really irks me when people tell me

    since I don't want kids to just get my tubes tied. Believe me, I'd love to. But not only do I not have money, I more importantly don't qualify. That's right. I either have to have 3 children already or I have to be married at 25 and have my husband's permission. Unfortunately...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey
    22-25, F
    18 Responses May 29, 2015

    I wish more people would understand

    that just because I'm pro choice doesn't mean I think abortion would ever be right for me. I personally just feel women should have the right to choose.
    breezeinthewind breezeinthewind
    22-25, F
    19 Responses Feb 4

    Nothing irritates me more

    than people who marginalize how strenuous pregnancy is. Mentally, emotionally, and physically, pregnancy is absolutely horrible. It’s exhausting and most pregnancies have some level of problem, from high blood pressure, morning sickness, muscle cramps, swelling to necessary...
    WithoutChemicals WithoutChemicals
    22-25, F
    14 Responses Jun 17, 2015
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