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My Favorite Pro-choice Quote,

I saw this on a bumper sticker once and love it still today.....

"if you can't trust me with a choice, how can you trust me with a child?"
zfawnz zfawnz 36-40 9 Responses Jan 25, 2012

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Can you state that in terms of a definition you could use in a debate ? It needs clarification. Certainly it appears to be a poignant plea,...some sort of allusion ?

Absolutely. Anti-choice seem to use the same logic: "Just because she's too 'irresponsible to use birth control', she wants an abortion !" So they think the solution to "irresponsibility" is the major responsibility of pregnancy and a child. Makes no sense.

The bumper sticker is not clear at all.,. vague and tenuous.
So no points for that.. and:
bijoux... what is the irresponsibility part ? not taking/using birth control?
Who has said women are too irresponsible to use birth control- in a political statement? And what does that mean ?
It seems to me if a woman uses b/c then they are taking responsibility and if not, they might want to get pregnant. Either way they are exercising their "choice". Why is it a political arena Rodeo ? (Who can stay on the "Horse") ? Because there is political goal to get votes from women of a political cadre ?

People assume (and you can see it in many replies on this site) that women are only faced with an unwanted pregnancy by being "irresponsible". They say things like, "well, if she'd used birth control---" not realizing that birth control fails sometimes. It's a political issue because people who are religious want to impose their beliefs upon others and make such a personal decision as reproduction their business by controlling a woman's right to choose.

hey that's really a good one!

All of you "pro-life" people should not get a say in the matter of abortion until you have adopted at least one child that results from an unwanted pregnancy, put your "pro-life" vote where your mouth is against capital punishment, and start looking at ways to rehabilitate people instead of locking them up. Value the lives that already exist before you start trying to force more into this world.

If some on asks you to watch their pet while their out of town and you kill it do you think they would ever ask you to watch their pet again? When a person, male or female, has sex they are tacking part in an act that has consequences. When a person, male or female, fails to take responsibility for their actions they shouldn't be trusted. Being and adult means accepting responsibility for your actions. All rights that adults enjoy come with responsibilities. Driving a car, drinking alcohol, having sex, smoking cigarette etc. are rights and privileges enjoyed by adults but those rights and privileges come with responsibilities. If you break the speed limit you get a ticket. You have a responsibility to obey traffic laws. If you drink and drive you go to jail. If smoke you get cancer and die. If you have sex there is a chance of disease and children. It all goes back to accepting responsibility for your actions. This goes for men and women alike.

"If smoke you get cancer and die." but most people don't get cancer and then not get treatment for it because they DESERVE to die for having smoked, right? Same thing with pregnancy. Just because a woman got herself pregnant doesn't mean she just has to accept it because OPTIONS exist.

Again it all goes back to accepting the consequences of your actions. Killing what is or one day will be a innocent human being to shrug off your responsibility is the most cowardly form of murder there is. I question the sanity and most importantly the humanity of a person that would do such a thing. Murder is not the act of a civilized person. Abortion is simply the act of killing what is or one day will be a person for no purpose other than the child isn't wanted. If you don't want to receive a speeding citation then don't speed. Simply not paying the ticket isn't an option. Abortion shouldn't be an option either.

Very good question. And the answer is: we don't. If you are given one life and you destroy it before it even begins why on earth should you be trusted with another.

Excellent. I want that bumper sticker! Short sweet & to the point!


Spare the lecture, save it for another group, like pro-life, until they are born, so they can stay poor, grow up and be killed in war monger's wars.


Hello friend, I love this...short,sweet and right to the point. I hope things are going well for are your journey plans coming along? Hugs, kat