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I Am Pro-choice and Anti-abortion

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    Yes It Is Possible.

       I'm very much in love with life and all forms of it. I don't say is a featus a baby. Rather I say is it a HUMAN. And that is the question. Scientificly and religously it is human. Therefor I'm Anti-abortion.    However I believe that I can not force my...
    rescue3 rescue3 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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    I Am Pro-Choice But I Do Recognise It Is Alive.

    I have mixed feelings about abortion. I am pro-choice, but I don't think it should be anybody's first choice. And if I could just not have an abortion I would in a heartbeat. But something has gone very wrong this year. (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Had-A-Horrific...
    RainbowLadybird RainbowLadybird 26-30 1 Response May 1, 2013

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    Introduction: Debating Abortion My original

    story (in parts) is in the experience "I believe there should be unbiased information about abortion". The debate over abortion has two sides. □Pro-Choice: protects the rights of a woman to decide what happens inside her body. □Pro-Life: protects the rights of an unborn...
    BookOfRoses BookOfRoses 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2013

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    The closest I ever came to being involved with

    abortion is when my wife (now ex-wife) miscarried 3 times. Personally, I am against abortion. if anyone asks my advice, I'd advise them against getting an abortion. But whether or not to get an abortion is a deeply personal choice, one which I HOPE is never made causally. But...
    gingershuman gingershuman 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 17, 2014

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    I Am Pro Responsibility

    That's the simplest way I can put it. I can't make any arguments about whether abortion is right or wrong, because questions like those seem to depend mostly on what the agreement is. Also, I can't say that all abortion is bad, because I can think of theoretical situations where...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 8, 2012

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    Let's Not Get Things Twisted Around

    First off let me state that I'm a christian and have been one all my life. Also I happen to be a mostly progressive christian (but not %100). Now what I want to say is that in today's society the pro-choice/ pro-life debate is one where people, media, and religious outlets alike...
    skyller2s skyller2s 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    To be honest the extremes of

    both sides drive me nuts Those who argue a 14 week old foetus is "just tissue" & those who insist a blastocyst must be protected from the evils of the contraceptive pill Both arguments distract us from getting to the heart of the issue How to reduce our high rates of...
    Faerylight Faerylight 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    It'S Not A Contradiction

    I would not have an abortion but I will not tell others what they should do. I think life is precious and could not imagine in my wildest nightmare walking into an abortion clinic to end a pregnancy with an abortion. There are reasons why abortion is necessary (rape) I just don...
    KerriJ1970 KerriJ1970 41-45, F 12 Responses Mar 28, 2013

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    I love this post! I am pro-choice

    when it comes to what other people want. If a woman doesn't want to have a baby then it is up to her to decide because it's her body. I hope she puts the other persons feelings into consideration though. For myself though, I could never have an abortion because it would eat me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 26

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    This is a video I think everyone should watch.

    Don't give me crap that I'm forcing my morals on anyone. I'm posting it for you to watch and do what you want with it. I think it makes some very good points. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7y2KsU_dhwI
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 1, 2014

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    I Am Lookin For Some Advise On Abortion!?????

    Hi, i am new to this and i am here to share my story for some advice from you guys on the outside. And all opinions are welcome.. I am 21 years old, 22 this year.. I had my 1st baby at 18 who is now 3 (my pride & joy) Then i met my current boyfriend who i have bow been with...
    Evielillie Evielillie 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    I will try to explain my position.

    I would earnestly like to see Abortion Rates fall but I do not believe that Governmental law can Prevent abortion by way of prohibition against it. Observing the failure of Anti-choice activist around the globe to actually reduce Abortion and only actually result in Increasing...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Jan 25

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    I Feel Like I Fit In No Where

    I am pro-choice for the first trimester mainly because I don't feel I have the right to tell others what to do. That said I myself don't believe it's right and I would never have an abortion. I've seen too many stories of women giving birth and throwing away the baby or killing...
    steener122 steener122 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2013

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 25, 2014

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    This group makes absolutely no sense to me.

    Either you support legal abortions and the woman's right to choose, or you don't. Pro choice means what it is, that you support a woman's right to choose abortion, adoption or parenting. I don't see how somebody can say they support women's rights to choose, but only in this...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2014

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    Don't women have the right to make their own

    choice in a decision about her own body? There is no easy answers or choices when we talk about life, but I would rather be supportive of a woman's choice and it's between her, her Dr. And family. Everyone else needs to butt out! Rather keep a friend in love & support than drag...
    pumilu pumilu 61-65, F Apr 7, 2014

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    Just Wanted to Open This Up For a Mature Discussion

      Unfortunately I could only find this story on the religious web site. I live in Virginia Beach, VA only 45 minutes from where this happened. I remember when this happened. I am not some far right conservative, Yes this article came off a religious web...
    missing missing 18-21, F 41 Responses Mar 25, 2009

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    I Share My Feelings On The Subject

    So an image(on my facebook not here) from a non abortion group/page came across my page, and i despise the use of those types of images, here is what i wrote for them. I'm a man, so ultimately final decision is not mine. but im not for/ nor against it, nor religious. I believe...
    uneventful uneventful 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 3, 2013

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    Tough Subject

    I am pro choice, but only in the cases where there are sound medical reasons for an abortion. In the majority of cases the medical advice is quite clear. Which leaves the difficult circumstance where rape is involved. There are lots of arguments about this. How dreadful it is for...
    Russkeen Russkeen 46-50, M Jul 5, 2012

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    Looking Through The Fence

    Abortion has been a topic of controversy for years. Both pro-choice and pro-life advocates have valid arguments and morals with which they stand for. When it comes to the topic of abortion people stand all over. I like to picture the topic of abortion like a town with a chain...
    chaseland17 chaseland17 18-21 May 9, 2013

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    At first glance it appears

    as though the Statement " I'm Pro - choice and Anti - Abortion" Contradicts itself. Maybe to some it does - But not for me simply because I believe that there are several choices a woman can make. Before she chooses to the go down the route of choosing an Abortion. I know...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2014

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    Mother Knows Best

    As the title suggests, I believe a mother always knows best. This also applies to a potential mother who is pregnant. Now I do believe that life begins at conception, and every child at any stage of development has great potential for anything. But my issue is that...
    hazeldreams hazeldreams 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2010

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    Pro-choice But Only Under Very Strict Conditions

    I am generally against abortion. However, under a very few select circumstances I believe it should be allowed. Those few circumstances are: 1. If the pregnancy is a result of rape 2. If the pregnancy is the result of ****** 3. If giving birth to the baby will endanger the...
    social02 social02 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 2, 2012

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    This seems like such a hypocritical title

    but yet, it's exactly how I feel. I have never had one but my best friend did years ago. She was young and not ready for a child. The crazy thing about it was I was also pregnant at the same time as her but I just couldn't do it. I lived in another state for a few months and...
    sami345 sami345 41-45, F Jan 30, 2014

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    No Excuse For Abortion

    In this day and age, with all the available methods of BC (including now the morning after pill) there is simply NO EXCUSE for becoming "accidentally" knocked up.  If one isn't mature/responsible enough to take precautions, they shouldn't be having sex, period, end...
    IcarusFalling IcarusFalling 31-35, M 10 Responses May 26, 2009

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    Why Not?

    I'm anti-abortion so I won't have one. I'm pro choice because I won't tell other people what they should do.
    fadiva fadiva 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 14, 2008

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    Pregnancy Made Me Change My Mind

    I used to be pro-choice but then I got pregnant. In my spare time I look up what my baby should look like inside the womb depending on how many weeks I am. Its never long before abortion images pop up and show a picture of a fetus the same age as my baby being ripped to pieces...
    phlox01 phlox01 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2013

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    Abortion was made for people like me.

    I am 17; I have a 4.25 GPA; I earned a 31 on my ACT; I am graduating a full year early; I have 29 college credits. I am pregnant. I have made so many great decisions in the course of my life, and I have made one bad one. I refuse to let my one bad decision define me. If I...
    krm4221 krm4221 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 30, 2014

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    Pro-choice, Not Fond Of Abortion....

    I'm a dad of 7.  I also gave up a child when I was young to adoption.  My wife had two abortions when she was younger.  I have a little bit of experience with this topic.Abortion.  Well, in my eyes, abortion is kind of like taking a car off the assembly line because you don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    A Sensitive Subject.

    I am against abortion since I do believe it is murder, but it isn't my choice to decide for somebody else what they feel is best for them or their situation.  I just want to say having made this mistake myself i know down the road it becomes a regret an empty hole in...
    frosti frosti 31-35, F 19 Responses Feb 20, 2009

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    I Used to Be 100% Pro Choice, But Not So Much Anymore

    My faith in my fellow women to make good decisions has been broken. I used to belive without a doubt that abortions were rare and a hard decision. I used to believe it only happened to women who were raped or the condom broke. Thats before I really looked into abortion...
    missing missing 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 24, 2009

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    It's really hard to choose cause.

    . It's like.. Why would you put an innocent soul in this terrible world or.. What if your raped by your dad so you'd be having your brother and child... Or didn't have a choice at all. But then again let the child live, the baby CAN feel that and don't abuse this choice you have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 19

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    ProLife/ProChoice - Both Right But Not Quite

    I don't think either side of this issue takes things far enough.  The real problem is with society.  As long as social thinking equates any form of pregnancy with wrongdoing or immorality or shame, abortion will continue to be a resort for pregnant women who don't fit...
    NANSELTAR NANSELTAR 61-65, F 9 Responses Oct 21, 2008

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    My Failed Abortion Trials... And Eventual Miscarriage.

    Yes trialS! I found out I was pregnant September 24th, 2013. It was for my then boyfriend. He smiled/laughed when I came out of the bathroom and I was just in shock! I was 23 with no kids, he was 33 with 4 biological children. I was a recent college graduate, he had a job, but...
    ShariAna ShariAna 22-25, F Nov 26, 2013

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    Best Group Name Ever

    Yes, it IS possible to be pro-choice and anti-abortion. I do not think abortion is right, but I think it would be much better to focus on making it unnecessary than making it illegal. Making it illegal is infringing on a woman's right to control her own body and that seems like...
    morticia1969 morticia1969 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    More Republican Insanity

    UPDATED: Oklahoma Republicans Demand Abortion Disclosures (VIDEO) By Megan Carpentier Image via gastia.com on Flickr Starting November 1, women in Oklahoma who have an abortion will see their medical records appear online, in order to enable more effective harassment...
    VendettA12 VendettA12 31-35, M 14 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    I Truly Hope You Never Understand

    I write this in the hope of spreading understanding and compassion for all parents who face a difficult decision. There are several things that seem to be forgotten in the arguments for and against abortion. I think that regardless of our own opinions regarding what we would do...
    Zabou Zabou 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 29, 2009

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    I'm not going to lie.

    .. This makes no sense whatsoever... This is like saying "I am pro-choice as long as you choose the choices that I would choose"... That's not pro-choice... That's anti-abortion.
    sancarn sancarn 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    Why Do People Think This Group Is Confusing?

    I'm always amazed when people cannot seem to understand how someone can be pro-choice and anti-abortion. It is not just a play on words or a game of semantics. Let me be make this clear:  Being pro-choice doesn't make you a fan of abortions. In fact, there is an entire...
    VendettA12 VendettA12 31-35, M 32 Responses Mar 25, 2009

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    "choice" Is Just Another Pretty Word For Murder.

    I fully support a woman's right to walk into a doctors office, pay that doctor any sum of money she wishes in exchange for the physician to mutilate, dismember, or otherwise destroy her own body.Its when she does it to the baby living inside her that I have a problem.
    Lecta Lecta 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 3, 2012

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    I'm catholic, so I have been raised to believe

    every human being deserve to live. Also I was raised to wait until marriage to have sex, but things don't always work out. I got scared about being pregnant that I really did considered abortion, and after thinking about it that is the way I would go. I'm not ready for a baby...
    justlivingitup justlivingitup 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Really...

    I dunno of anyone on the planet who thinks abortion is wonderful (except maybe my parents with me)... It's a hard descision for a woman to make. I don't believe it is my business to tell her what she can and can't do with her body.
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, M 12 Responses Mar 19, 2009

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    Well...

    I dont think I can say I'm Pro Choice... But I do believe we has human should be able to pick and decide what we want to do with are lifes... weather its for the best or worse... Jesus gave us that opinion to decide for are selfs... but also a guide to follow... I would...
    MsJuicyBoo MsJuicyBoo 22-25, F 9 Responses Mar 24, 2009

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    I think the government should have less say in

    what we do, so yeah it should be an option, however as far as I'm concerned I would never get one! It goes against everything I believe in.
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F Feb 20

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    Not Black & White

    For the most part I am pro-life. I think of the unborn as a seed is to a plant. There may not be a complete person there,yet;but what exists is living and growing. Life still presents itself and needs to be valued. My daughter was once human cells. If I had killed those...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    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...
    bandybanderbandest bandybanderbandest 18-21, F 18 mins ago

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