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I Am Pro Choice

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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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    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 6 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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    Here are some straight up facts

    for uncredible pro life arguments that took a mere google search to scholarly articles and credible sources. Enjoy. 1. We need to stop people from having sex by taking birth control away! Abortions will go down then! Wrong. "Without publicly funded contraceptive services...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    http://www.theatlantic.

    com/health/archive/2013/04/if-more-funding-went-to-safe-legal-abortions-would-kermit-gosnell-have-happened/274974/
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 2 days ago

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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 40 Responses Feb 19

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    I'm constantly amazed at how easy the solution

    to abortion is. Well, at least in the eyes of completely naive, foolish pro lifers. Apparently adoption is the solution, it's ALWAYS the argument pro lifers tire to death. What I hear no one talking about is the fact that adoption is NOT the wonderful fix all its made out to be...
    TeddyBundy TeddyBundy 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days 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 like the trimester idea.

    For this entire post here, I'm going to stay off the Internet and go off of past experiences and discussions I've had about this. I don't remember everything I've been told, and I don't remember the third grade as a whole, but I'll keep my words straight forward and with sense...
    OmegaJ OmegaJ 16-17, T 13 hrs 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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    What is with the anti choice trolls in this

    group? You are not going to change my beliefs. So why in the world do they think they can do it here? "Abortion is murder".... "I heard this and that"... "Abortion cause infertility", I laugh hard at that one. blah blah blah. "Pro choicers love abortions", I laugh at that one...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 days 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 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 5 days 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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    Just read an article that's anti birth control,

    stating how dangerous birth control pills are and how they killed a woman and it's all birth controls fault for giving her blood clots and nobody warned her of this risk. It clearly states in the pamphlet that comes with EVERY case the side affects of blood clots and to let your...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    How come pro lifers get to mvsturbvte

    while telling us that we are baby killers?
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    We have freedom of choice,

    don't we? Isn't this what civil wars were for...The right to choose for ourselves the best option for ourselves at that time in our lives. If we choose wrongly, it's a learning experience. Every individual has been granted free will, to make a life for themselves and learn...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    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 10 Responses Feb 4

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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 3 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 5 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 17 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    I see many pro lifers relating abortion to

    feminism. I see many of them relating pro choice to feminism. I know all too well both of them don't relate since abortion occurred way before roe vs. wade (and if I look deeper I bet I could find evidence from way back 1800s) http://www.guttmacher.org/pubs/tgr/06/1/gr060108...
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    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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    Kermit Gosnell every pro lifer's favorite bad

    guy to go to when trying to out "the horrors of abortion clinics." However most of what happened, happened illegally with very late term abortions. A practice that isn't practiced by most abortion clinics except in the most dire cases. Kermit Gosnell charged way less than the...
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days 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 6 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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    I always have been, always will be.

    It's MY body, MY choice and definitely not for some old guys to decide for me.
    TerriCherry TerriCherry 26-30, F 49 Responses Jul 28, 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 5 days ago

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    If abortion becomes illegal then it should also

    be illegal for a man to abandon his child. Because apparently it's a woman's duty to keep the child but not a man's duty to stay.
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I though this video was perfect

    for this group as a pro choice group advocate :)
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 4 Responses 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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    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 5 days 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 6 days ago

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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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    If the solution to abortion is adoption,

    why do adoptive parents need to adopt newborn babies?
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day 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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    I am pro choice because I know

    that I could have been easily aborted as a child and it most likely would have benefitted a lot of people. With the turn out of another foster kid being absurd by the system I could understand why abortion is to be a choice. I am not pro abortion though. Because it is up to each...
    clarescriven clarescriven 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Having an abortion does not make you a bad

    person or mother. It is a choice. In most cases, it is the right one.
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses 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 4 days ago

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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 11 Responses 6 days ago

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