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I Am Pro Choice

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    That moment when a pro-lifer comments a whole

    book on your I'm pro choice story.. And isn't even making a valid point :-/. Why do you get to have a say in what I do and don't do if it doesn't directly affect you. I mean unless you're going to put food on the table clothes on the kids back a roof over its head and send it to...
    JuBear424 JuBear424 18-21, F 20 Responses Jun 13

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    Men down talking women

    for not using birth control. Yes, you heard it. Maybe I should just delete my Facebook page. So they just assume that women get pregnant, because they are not using birth control? What about birth control fails? Birth control is not 100% effective. Not if you do it wrong. It...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    When I wrote about my abortion,

    in groups, I don't leave anything out. I would get comments from some pro lifers saying that they're sorry for what I went thru. And then would tell me that I could tell my story to women in hopes that it would convince them to change their minds about having an abortion. That...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    I am very pro choice.

    But I have an issue with my boyfriend. Since we're sexually active, we have to think about what would happen if I were to get pregnant. He would want an abortion while I would not want one. How would I settle this with him?
    TheOcarinaHero TheOcarinaHero 16-17, T 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    My point was proving

    that they don't give a damn about the baby after it's born. Its sad that a point have to be proven this way. One I wasn't even trying to make. And because I had an abortion, I can't cry or be saddened over the loss of those small children who were murdered by their mother? My...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    Anti-choice activists are very saddening.

    Many of the convictions they argue for are not true. One instance is that abortion is not natural, it is genocide, and the fetus is an actual, thinking human being that can live independently outside of the body, all coined into the phrase, the "systematic killing of a baby...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    [Insert your state here] " To The Oklahoma Lawmakers " By Lauren Zuniga

    Why don’t you print out the ultrasound pictures and pastel frame them? Make me take them home and hang them on my wall as a souvenir of the night that is branded like red coals to flesh on my memory. The night when his palm was pressed to my shoulder blade so hard I felt more...
    WoobieTuesday WoobieTuesday 36-40, F 23 Responses Mar 21, 2012

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    When you are having surgery,

    would you rather hear and receive information from your doctor, explaining exactly what he is going to do inside your body and how you would feel afterwards? You would want that doctor to tell you the truth, right? From a medical stand point, right? And its important that you...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 22 Responses Aug 17

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    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 15 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    Religious groups try

    so hard to make a woman feel bad for having sex and making a mistake. "If you're going to make the choice to have sex, you should be responsible for the consequences". A baby is a consequence, and women should have a choice about how they deal with their consequence. Instead of...
    af996 af996 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 19

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    Its amazing how far people would go,

    just to shame women. They would go as far as to lie. But they're "not trying to shame women", right? And then turn around and say that women need to "keep their legs closed." And then say that they care about the woman and the fetus. It is also interesting that they would say...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 25 Responses Oct 1

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    Abortion seems to be the only medical procedure

    that people want to deny you based on how you got in that situation. Drove drunk, got in an accident and need an organ transplant? No problem. Messing around with a gun, accidentally shoot yourself in the leg and need surgery? Of course. Smoke tobacco for most of your life and...
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 4

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    "Men should not have to give child support,

    if they don't want to"... What's up with that argument? Can't accept the truth that men don't have equal rights to the fetus, while the woman is pregnant? Well it's the truth. The man is not the one pregnant. So how can he know what its like to be pregnant? How does he know what...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 17 Responses 2 days ago

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    Seriously. If you are Pro-Life then

    why are you in a group that is Pro-Choice? You are only wasting your time. If you need to discuss your beliefs then *GO TO YOUR OWN GROUP*. I cannot stress that enough.
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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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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    "If you don't want kids,

    don't have sex." It has been proven many a time that people like sex. It is in our nature to like it. Frankly, I love it. This statement is putting the entire weight of sexuality on a woman, shaming her about her liking of sex. Why is it that this only happens to woman and...
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    My first hysterectomy

    as a resident was on a 16-year-old who had an illegal abortion. Her pelvis was nothing but pus. That’s the sort of thing we saw all the time. I admitted about two or three women like this every night. That’s what we’re headed towards now. We’re heading back to those days...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F 12 Responses Apr 9

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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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    The pregnant woman is the one in charge.

    Only she knows what's best. Only she can listen to her own body and tell what it needs. Only she knows what is the right decision. Whether you support her decision or not, you're not the one who has to live with it. She has to make the final decision. It is up to her to decide...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    Point blank : It's not anyone else's damn

    business. Keep your nose out of my ***. You don't know my story, and there's a reason for that.
    Allibecca Allibecca 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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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

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    You are not "pro-life" you're 'Anti-choice"

    stop trying to tell people otherwise. "Pro-life" would be a term describes someone who is about protecting life in ALL of its forms. People who follow Jainism are "pro-life", they carry brooms with them to sweep any bugs out of their way to avoid killing them because they...
    Exfrayed Exfrayed 26-30, F 7 Responses Jun 29

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    Okay, next time pro lifers want to show me

    "proof" to try and back up their so called "truth" do not, I repeat, do not send me links from pro life websites. You can not trust or even believe what these websites tell you. Because its nothing more than pro life propaganda. Secondly, I would believe a medical and/or...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 7

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    i've noticed most pro life people use arguments

    like "that baby could have cured -insert disease we're studying here-". Yeah, well that egg i bled out a while ago could've too, sorry I can't be giving birth all the time. I've also just noticed that all the anti-abortion protests that have ever happened here, all protesters...
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Its interesting how anti choicers say "you

    don't want to hear the truth". Truth? What truth? I hear them talking, but I've not heard anything they said, is the truth. The other thing is them saying, "the truth hurts, doesn't it?" Again, what truth? How can somebody be hurt, when all I hear are nothing but lies? So no, I...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 6

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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 54 Responses Jul 28

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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

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    For some, I get excused from being judged

    and shamed by pro lifers. "Because you were raped. It's okay". So I'm suppose to stand back and watch them call other women murderers and baby killers? All because they were not raped? And I'm suppose to just stand back and pretend like it doesn't bother me? And they are...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    If she has an abortion

    because her birth control failed, then she's a ****. If she has an abortion because she was raped, then she was asking for it. If she has an abortion because she's a young teenage girl, then she's irresponsible. If she has an abortion because of medical reasons, then she...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 5

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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 39 Responses Aug 15

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    A young pregnant woman,

    walks towards an abortion clinic, with the plan to end her pregnancy. There is no way for her to have a baby and raise it. Standing outside the clinic, there were protestors screaming and pointing in her face, "baby killer" and "murderer". They are screaming, "you are going to...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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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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    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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    We live in a world where we put more faith in

    what could be, than we do in reality. I am pro choice. This doesn't mean I only support the choice to abort. I support the choice to not abort as well. I look at it this way. Yes we live in a world where the mother figure is generally more praised than the father figure. But...
    TheComplication TheComplication 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I used to be pro life.

    I hated those who are pro choice with a passion. Until I realized that people should be able to do what they think is best. Who am I to tell people what they should and shouldn't do?
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 3 Responses 2 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 6 Responses Apr 10

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    I am always bothered by the pro- life

    responsibility or irresponsible argument. They always claim that the woman should be responsible for her actions. I feel this comes from a position of educational and financial privilege that many women, and especially girls, are not afforded. I had these privileges, I had age...
    CyborgBetty CyborgBetty 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 2

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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 23 Responses May 22, 2008

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    I think its great that there are men

    that don't try to control women's bodies. Its great that these men don't pressure women into doing things, they don't feel comfortable doing. And that they support a woman's right to choose. I really appreciate pro choice men.
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 12 Responses Aug 19

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    So I was looking up the news right now

    and listen to this: "With less than 10 clinics now open across the state, Texas may no longer be able to satisy a woman's desire to terminate her pregnancy, forcing them instead to travel to other states or have later term abortions, pro-choice advocates said Friday. “It’s...
    christfukk christfukk 26-30, F 15 Responses Oct 5

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    I get so offended when people say to women,

    "keep your legs closed". I mostly hear men saying this. I find it very disrespectful. Because it takes two to make a baby. Besides, how do they know what goes on behind closed doors? As for using protection, it is nobody's business whether birth control was being used during sex...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 8 Responses Jul 22

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    New laws to be included in Louisiana

    as of Friday. ABORTION: People who work for abortion providers are prohibited from distributing health information at Louisiana's public schools. And it's hilarious because everyone is will sit here and wonder why STDs and teen pregnancy is rampant in Louisiana.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 2

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    Abortion need to be available

    for medical reasons, but I don't believe women should be allowed to use it as a form of birth control. I do believe in reincarnation and that if somebody goes to the lengths of aborting a child they will get what the deserve in the next life, and that the children will be reborn...
    NotFirstNotLast NotFirstNotLast 18-21, F 8 Responses Oct 5

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    "Women should have a choice

    but not use it as birth control."Abortion is not used as a form of birth control. First and foremost, that statement is assuming that it is uncomplicated to get an abortion. In reality, the price of abortion is in the range of $451 dollars in the first trimester but can cost...
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 26

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    I just read an article on Facebook bashing women

    that have had abortions. Written by a man, of course, but I'll get back to that. Apparently terminating a pregnancy because the situation isn't ideal is wrong? Maybe you're in college, living off ramen every night trying to better yourself, or maybe your just working your butt...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can't get over the lack of knowledge,

    these young pro lifers have about pregnancy, in general. You can't tell them anything because these kids think they're too grown and too smart. And you know how it goes, they think "nothing like this can ever happen to me". And want to come here and judge. Its interesting how...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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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 52 Responses Aug 29

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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 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 24

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    With new laws in Texas self induced abortion

    will rise. Its already started: http://america.aljazeera.com/watch/shows/fault-lines/articles/2014/4/25/with-new-laws-intexasselfinducedabortioncouldrise.html
    christfukk christfukk 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    Today on campus I saw a woman with a shirt

    stating "I am the Pro-Life generation." After rolling my eyes all I could think was "that's false." Our generation is not the pro-life generation. If that were true, abortion would be illegal. Not that making abortion illegal means you're "pro-life." I don't know what life you...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 14 Responses Oct 7

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    A woman's body is a woman's body.

    Her womb needs protection as does her life. When contraception fails there needs still to be choice.
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    This is regarding abortion

    and women's right over it. I don't understand when people are say ".....but it is murder, who know, the baby could have become a soldier, a doctor..." Well, there are more than a million eggs in my ovaries right now....who knows, i might find the next Angelina Jolie in them, or...
    blasphemy666 blasphemy666 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 12

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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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