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Divided by Abortion, United by Feminism
New York Times, by Ross Douthat

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Posted By:FlyRight, 1/27/2013 6:47:36 AM

IN 1942, 71 years before last week’s Pentagon decision allowing women on the front lines of combat, the United States government established the Women’s Army Corps, with Athena as its insignia, and welcomed our country’s first female military recruits. One of these pioneering women was a corporal from Big Spring, Tex., named Nellie Gray. After the war ended, Gray finished college (with an assist from the G.I. Bill) and moved to Washington, D.C.,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 1/27/2013 7:14:53 AM     (No. 9141808)

If David Brooks´ parents hadn´t decided to have an abortion, they would have conceived Ross Douthat.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Aunt Agnes, 1/27/2013 9:46:54 AM     (No. 9142045)

Women who "de-sex" themselves for military combat are creating an outcome they won´t want. They essentially want to be "equal" on the battlefield to the men...right? Let´s analyze this. They get pregnant - no problem - get an abortion. Just like a man, now they have no physical encumbrances relating to maternity on the battlefield. That obstacle out of the way means that now there´s really nothing special or significant about being a woman. There will be no expectation of chivalry or extra protection from male soldiers who share a fox hole, so again, they are no more special or different from a male soldier. The end result is that they will turn themselves into a smaller, lighter, weaker, less able version of a male soldier. Now tell me why the military really needs them at all?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/27/2013 10:05:54 AM     (No. 9142083)

#2, you´re right, and any pregnant woman who has ever stood for a long, jolting, crowded subway ride can attest to the fact that "equality" kills chivalry.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: katkenn, 1/27/2013 11:30:25 AM     (No. 9142282)

Excellent post, #2. Don´t remember who said it first, but it´s true: "It is a savage country that sends its women to fight its wars."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: A Balrog of Morgoth, 1/27/2013 12:33:55 PM     (No. 9142378)

#4, Not as long as they get to indoctrinate our children daily for 12-16 years.

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