Tag Archives: pro-choice

ENDNOTE: 10 Questions for a Pro-Choice Candidate

http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/trevinwax/2012/10/24/10-questions-a-pro-choice-candidate-is-never-asked-by-the-media/

10 Questions a Pro-Choice Candidate Is Never Asked by the Media
Debate moderators and reporters love to ask pro-life candidates hard questions about abortion. Curiously, they don’t do the same for pro-choice candidates.

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Here are 10 questions you never hear a pro-choice candidate asked by the media:

1. You say you support a woman’s right to make her own reproductive choices in regards to abortion and contraception. Are there any restrictions you would approve of?

2. In 2010, The Economist featured a cover story on “the war on girls” and the growth of “gendercide” in the world – abortion based solely on the sex of the baby. Does this phenomenon pose a problem for you or do you believe in the absolute right of a woman to terminate a pregnancy because the unborn fetus is female?

3. In many states, a teenager can have an abortion without her parents’ consent or knowledge but cannot get an aspirin from the school nurse without parental authorization. Do you support any restrictions or parental notification regarding abortion access for minors?

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First three question are great.

Seems like we could split the “pro-choice” front?

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POSITRACTION: Before the U.S. Supreme Court by pro-life advocates

http://www.wnd.com/2013/03/protesters-challenge-ban-on-truth-about-choice/

WND EXCLUSIVE
PROTESTERS CHALLENGE BAN ON TRUTH ABOUT ‘CHOICE’
Supremes asked to restore speech rights to pro-lifers
Published: 1 day ago
by BOB UNRUH

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A Colorado court’s decision that revealing the truth about abortion – through images of the results of the violent procedures – can be banned is being challenged before the U.S. Supreme Court by pro-life advocates who charge that such content-based restrictions are unconstitutional.

The case is being presented to the high court by officials with the Thomas More Society, who have engaged Professor Eugene Volokh of UCLA’s law school, a widely acclaimed, prolific First Amendment legal scholar and author, to take the lead.

Volokh, who blogs at the Volokh Conspiracy, drafted the petition for certiorari which was filed with the U.S. Supreme Court this week.

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It’s a shame we only hear of these valiant warriors in the alternative media.

I’ve sent them a couple of bucks from time to time. 

But, does that do enough?

As a little L libertarian, I don’t want the Gooferment with its heavy handed one size fits all diktats forcing people to do or not do anything. That includes restricting “free speech” because the truth is unpleasant. 

Abortion should make people sick. 

It should be the rarest of procedures. For the life of the mother. Really, not some fakey diagnosis. Rape and incest. Hard choices for any women without my help or the thugs pretending to “The Government”. Certainly not as an alternative to birth control. 

I would hope that by the beauty and logic of our arguments we can sway people to “choose life”.

One way is to make it not clean and impersonal, but messy and gory and as repulsive an act as ever a man could do to a woman. (Most docs are men!)

Today’s Mario Day. March 10. MAR10 get it. And I know a young Mario. I can’t imagine the world without him. I don’t know how he will turn out, but he’s got a right to life. He had an older sister who he never knew. She “failed to thrive”. But she had every chance. I don’t know how she would have turned out. But I saw the pain of her loss in all my loved ones.

I keep coming back to the same point. We know so much but understand too little. Supposed one of these aborted babies was “scheduled” to cure cancer, bring world peace, or compose beautiful music. And, that has been lost forever. Like when you played the original Adventure computer game, if you killed the bird, then you could never get by the snake. (It’s a computer geek axiom, “don’t kill the bird”, meaning you don’t know what you may need later.)

So I’ll say prayer that this case goes “Life’s way”. And, I’ll be more alert to help the cause in the future.

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ENDNOTE: Result, a healthy baby boy

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/teen-succumbs-to-cancer-after-stopping-treatment-to-deliver-healthy-baby-boy/

Health Teen Succumbs to Cancer After Stopping Treatment to Deliver Healthy Baby Boy
Posted on December 27, 2011 at 7:36pm by Liz Klimas

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POCATELLO, Idaho (TheBlaze/AP) — This is not the storyline you may expect in the case of teen pregnancy. Jenni Lake gave birth to a baby boy the month before her 18th birthday, though she was not destined to become just another teenage mother.

While being admitted to the hospital, she pulled her nurse down to her at bed level and whispered into her ear. The nurse would later repeat the girl’s words to comfort her family, as their worst fears were realized a day after Jenni’s baby was born.

“She told the nurse, ‘I’m done, I did what I was supposed to. My baby is going to get here safe,’” said Diana Phillips, Jenni’s mother.

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[JR: You have to just marvel at humans. Facing her own mortality, she chose to give her child the chance for life. Now, I don't know what's right and wrong. I'm sure my fellow alums would know better than I. Pre-marital sex, bad. Killer cancer, bad. Motherless child, bad. imho Life, good. I'm not a great ethicist, just a fat old white guy injineer who will say a prayer tonight for Mother and Child. And, all who have taken that final journey. I think, in the end, the girl / woman did her best in a tough situation. Hope I never find myself in such. I need little challenges; commensurate with my limited abilities. I'll leave the heroic choices, challenges, and labors to the real heros. My fellow alums.]

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