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I Am Pro Choice

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    EVERY woman should have the right to choose

    what to do in a hard situation without being looked down upon. Their bodies their choices
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    If you're willing and have the time to read

    this, then here goes nothing... "You could always give the baby up for adoption!" -First of all, sometimes women don't want to get pregnant because they don't want to have to give birth. What would be the point of adoption, if you still have to give birth? Secondly, there are...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 21

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    So many arguments are just made complicated,

    when they could easily be simplified by understanding the topic at hand.
    OmegaJ OmegaJ 18-21, T 5 days ago

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    If you are against abortion,

    then why are you in this group? I find it interesting that they come to our group. But the moment you come into their's it's not okay. I rarely go into the anti abortion groups. Mainly because I'm not anti abortion. If people can't come here and be respectful, let alone, talk...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 19

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    Annnnnd of course the zealous Right is foiled

    again. Planned Parenthood NOT guilty . What a sad state this county is in. So sorry Anti Abortionists, for now you may just have to focus on babies that have ALREADY BEEN BORN for now. http://m.aol.com/article/2015/07/31/indiana-clears-planned-parenthood-of-wrongdoing-after...
    babazon babazon 31-35, M 2 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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    I am pro choice for the following reasons: 1.

    ) having human DNA does not make you a full person. a fetus only a couple weeks into a pregnancy is not a baby. its a bunch of organized cells with the potential to become a baby. 2.) everyone has the right to decide what to do with his or her body. 3.) I think if you're not...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 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...
    BeautifullyAmiss BeautifullyAmiss 18-21, F 16 Responses May 21

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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 91 Responses Jan 26

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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 39 Responses Feb 19

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    I have a question for Pro-Lifers.

    You say that there is NO GOOD REASON to abort. If that's really the truth, then I wanna see what you think about the situation that i'm about to point out.. a woman who's a drug addict, alcoholic, crackhead or heavy smoker gets pregnant. She want's to abort the baby but can't...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 12 Responses Jul 23

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    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 23 Responses May 29

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    I just found out a few weeks ago

    that my big sister lied about her first pregnancy being a miscarriage. She got an abortion. I was honestly really surprised but it didn't change my opinion of her. Although I use birth control I'm always terrified of getting pregnant. If I got pregnant at this stage in my life I...
    littlemissdazed littlemissdazed 22-25, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just found that I have the opportunity to be

    a woman's health advocate and speak to women about abortion to destroy that social stigma. I clicked on that job offer faster than a pig to his slop tray. If I can make a career out of helping women make the best decision for their lives and educating as many as possible about...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 10 Responses Jun 1

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    I just saw a man say this.

    .. "Its your choice to get an abortion or not, its my choice to not trust a woman I know has had an abortion. If your children cant trust you, how can I? Women who murder their in vitro children should be registered so the rest of us can make informed decisions about our future...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 20

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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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    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 36 Responses Jun 18

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    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 21 Responses Jun 21

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    I think you should decide

    if you want an abortion or not. But really only writhing the very first few weeks... I mean I have protected sex 95% of the time. (I know it should be 100%! 😁) but if I were to be pregnant, as much as I would love having a child someday, now is not the time. I'm college and...
    bandybanderbandest bandybanderbandest 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'll say it because I am tired of "abortion"

    being a dirty word. It is not a dirty word. I am pro choice and pro abortion. Pro abortion doesn't mean you want abortion "all of the time" or even encourage it. This is what is known as an extreme and really all what the pro lifer is attempting to do is smear you. People, when...
    50shadesofexodus 50shadesofexodus 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    I do believe Women Should have take more

    responsibility Instead of using abortion as an easy way out. But Still It's their choice and Women should be able to have the right to have the fetus removed. It's not like Humans are an endangered species like the Panda.
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    So, how come pro life people will say things

    against abortion like "you can't make that choice for the baby" Like yes you can. If you have a child you are responsible for signing all the consent forms if the child needs a medical procedure. If the child needs surgery and there's a 99% chance the child will die and you sign...
    ThinspirationNation ThinspirationNation 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    Saying abortions are necessarily unsafe without

    taking any other factors in is intellectually dishonest. There is a difference between illegal and legal. Legal abortion we can control, illegal operators of abortion clinics we cannot control. Therefore the two are separated and different. To look at numbers you also have to...
    50shadesofexodus 50shadesofexodus 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I found a bunch of articles about how men

    should have the right to determine whether women can have an abortion or not because they helped make the kid. I'm sorry but until you have to carry a fetus for nine months and then either have it cut out of you or birth it from a tiny hole in your body you can **** off. Yes...
    Starofmyownshow Starofmyownshow 18-21, F 13 Responses Jun 19

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    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 13 Responses Jul 1

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    I told myself, a long time ago,

    if I was ever faced with the same situation, I would have a second abortion. Because I would never want anything to stand in the way of the life I have now. My daughter wants siblings, and my BF and I want to have children of our own. And I want it to be a happy life for us. So...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 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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    If pro lifers and open up fake abortion clinics,

    create fake videos and fake photos, tell fake abortion stories... Anything to try to shame women for having or even considering abortion, then how is it that they can't do the same about that fake planned parenthood video? Here's the answer, they can and they have. Anybody can...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "If you don't want a baby,

    then don't have sex".... Really? It's that easy? I wonder if the number of people who said this, ever tried to just not have sex. So what is marriage then? Because there are married couples that have sex and don't want children. Or they have sex, and already have children, but...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 8 Responses Jul 2

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    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 18-21, F 20 Responses Jun 17

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    This is upsetting at the recent news of

    yet another smear campaign against Planned Parenthood. You know that only a small percentage of abortions are actually performed there right? They have tremendous services dedicated to both men and women's healthcare ranging from counseling, adoption, pregnancy assistance among...
    50shadesofexodus 50shadesofexodus 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    They silence women. I find it hard to believe

    that a woman would tell somebody that is against abortions, that she had one. Because anti choicers silence women. When a woman has an abortion, she is afraid to tell anybody about it, due to the fact that she's worried about being judged. "Abortions can be a traumatic...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    Sometimes the ignorance of pro-lifers makes me

    want to cry. Like, have you never fact checked anything in your life from a non-biased source? I desperately need you to educate yourself before you talk to me. It's a demand, not a request.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 15 Responses Jul 21

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    "Seventy-seven percent of anti-abortion leaders

    are men. 100% of them will never be pregnant." —Planned Parenthood advertisement
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    With the logic I see some pro lifers use I

    wonder what why they don't call donating frozen embryos human trafficking Same ******* argument
    Atmosfaerie Atmosfaerie 22-25 4 Responses Jul 21

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    The most recent write in this group led me to

    make one about the ugly pro rvpe politics of the pro life movements. Since mostly all pro life people seem to fall into this category. People.. I write this to make you understand this is who we are dealing with that widely spread these myths around: (NOTE: This is all from...
    50shadesofexodus 50shadesofexodus 26-30, F Jul 18

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    I really don't care if abortion is murder

    or not. It should still be the woman's choice.
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 24

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    Woman Dies In Ireland After Being Denied Abortion

    Source: The Guardian (UK) November 13, 2012 Health authorities in Ireland are investigating the death of a pregnant woman who's husband says she was denied an abortion after severe complications. Savita Halappanapar, who was 17 weeks pregnant, died of Septicaemia a week after...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 8 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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    The emphasis must be not on the right to

    abortion but on the right to privacy and reproductive control. —Ruth Bader Ginsburg Against abortion? Then don't have one.
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 15 Responses May 2

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    Im so annoyed by pro lifers

    who support the death penalty, are against stem cell research, and want to keep guns legal. You cant get anymore hypocritical
    ElPadrinoHuasco ElPadrinoHuasco 16-17, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    It pains me to see men

    and women go hysterically ballistic over pregnancies ... THAT AREN'T THEIRS. I was pro life until 20. Then I grew up.
    babazon babazon 31-35, M 7 Responses Jul 24

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    So back to me being happy

    and deserve to be.... Update: Next week, I'm going to schedule an appointment with my doctors, to see if and when I can start getting pregnant again. I'll be moving in with my future hubby soon. So that's really exciting and nerve racking. I want to try to birth 2 more babies. I...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I have a rare form of albinism

    which causes me to be legally blind. It also causes an abnormality in my brain that sends the wrong signals to my eye muscles causing nystagmus, taping movements of the eyes side to side, which adds even more to my vision impairments. I cannot drive. my parents ran out of money...
    chubbyrats chubbyrats 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 18

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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 33 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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