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A physician’s view on the sanctity of life
Washington Times (D.C), by Ben S. Carson

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/22/2014 3:28:07 AM

Several years ago, I was consulted by a young woman who was 33 weeks pregnant and was on her way to Kansas get an abortion. I informed her of the multiple options available to her outside of abortion and she decided to go through with the pregnancy even though the child had hydrocephalus and required neurosurgical intervention after birth a few weeks later. She kept the baby and loves the beautiful child that has resulted. A couple of decades ago, I came into the pediatric Intensive Care Unit on morning rounds and was told about a four-year-old girl who had

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: darthmuaddib, 1/22/2014 3:47:40 AM     (No. 9700725)

Rather than "going with the flow" of the majority of his colleagues, he fought the fight for the ones that had no ability to defend themselves. He is a great human being. A better man than I.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: binthere_dunthat, 1/22/2014 4:02:32 AM     (No. 9700726)

"On her way to Kansas" for a very late term abortion likely to be provided by the now deceased Dr. Tiller the baby killer, who was jealously protected by our current HHS Secy.
Kathleen Sucubus. Too bad Kathy wasn´t in Germany in the 30´s. She could have hooked up with Himler or Goebbels. I guess she was born in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: belwhatter, 1/22/2014 4:10:14 AM     (No. 9700727)

I love this man who has ideals and fully respects them. He would make a saintly President. We so need a leader to cleanse the turgid infected waters of DC.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 1/22/2014 5:47:09 AM     (No. 9700754)

I am against any abortion but I find paricularly disturbing late abortions. What is the big rush? If a woman has another three months would it not be better for her (not to mention the baby) to complete her term, deliver the baby and put the child up for adoption? Delivery is not so traumatic as abortion and certainly better for the body. The baby will be loved and cherished rather than being torn apart.

It should be a no brainer.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: DWIM, 1/22/2014 6:40:59 AM     (No. 9700798)

Yes, I agree that he´d probably make a good / great President, but at what cost? I wonder just how much personal / family / acquaintance damage would result from such a service he´d render. I can only imagine the wolves / jackals / vultures / no-goods / whatever, given this current environment. OTOH, given what we´ve seen from this administration, he´d be a welcome and refreshing (maybe even saving) change. Certainly worth the effort to take next (serious only) steps.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: philsner, 1/22/2014 7:59:14 AM     (No. 9700858)

The left hates Carson because he effortlessly proves them wrong. Intelligence, critical thinking, and empirical evidence show them to be always 180 degrees out from the truth.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: enuf8, 1/22/2014 10:20:33 AM     (No. 9701067)

# 6 - and he does all this without the use of a teleprompter.
I listened to his Prayer Breakfast speech again just 2 days ago.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 1/22/2014 10:57:01 AM     (No. 9701118)

Why doesn´t someone do a study of the mental state of women one year, ten year and 20 year intervals. I´m sure it would show the vast majority regret their decision and are haunted by it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/22/2014 11:10:45 AM     (No. 9701144)

#8 No studies forthcoming for obvious reasons. Many thousands of Christian women who aborted little ones in their youth are out there every year at the March For Life. I promise you they are there and are some of the most faithful, resolute and consistent voices for the sanctity of life in the nation.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mitzi, 1/22/2014 11:25:33 AM     (No. 9701160)

#8 and #9 - two organizations that I´m aware of:

Silent No More (silentnomoreawareness.org)

Silent No More Awareness is a Campaign whereby Christians make the public aware of the devastation abortion brings to women and men. The campaign seeks to expose and heal the secrecy and silence surrounding the emotional and physical pain of abortion.

Rachel´s Vineyard (rachelsvinyard.org)

Rachel´s Vineyard weekends for healing after abortion are offered throughout the year in locations across the United States and Canada, with additional sites around the world. Rachel’s Vineyard is a ministry of Priests for Life.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Hermoine, 1/22/2014 2:06:07 PM     (No. 9701404)

I wish this man would run for president or at least some high profile public office. We need him among our national leadership!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Java D, 1/22/2014 7:36:44 PM     (No. 9701727)

Dr Carson´s the polar opposite of Obozo: intelligent, emotionally mature, competent, honest & forthright. What a clown the racist phony Obozo is.

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