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Stop calling abortion
a ‘difficult decision’

Washington Post, by Janet Harris

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/16/2014 5:05:48 AM

Planned Parenthood calls abortion “a difficult decision” in many of its consent forms and fact sheets. When NARAL launched a film on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade in 2013, the president of the pro-choice organization called abortion “a difficult decision” women and couples face. Lawmakers use the adjective, too. “It was a difficult, difficult decision, but it was the right one,” Nevada Assemblywoman Lucy Flores said last month in defending her choice to have an abortion at age 16. In 2005, then-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton described the decision to have an abortion as “one of the most fundamental, difficult

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We´re not supposed to call it murder, and now we mustn´t even refer to the decision as "difficult".

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: chumley, 8/16/2014 5:41:31 AM     (No. 9967853)

What an odious individual.
She pretty much shot out of the water the assertions about womens and child´s health and admitted the vast majority are for the incubator´s convenience.
She also slipped and used the word "baby" once, rather than fetus or tissue. She will be condemned to a lifetime of women´s studies for that faux pas.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Catherine, 8/16/2014 6:24:13 AM     (No. 9967870)

Ninety-nine percent of the time I can pass this topic up, but not this morning. Yes, abortion is a difficult decision. But it is one that should only be made by the pregnant woman. Period.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: HerbVA, 8/16/2014 7:26:12 AM     (No. 9967917)

And the father gets no say?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: texpub, 8/16/2014 7:39:55 AM     (No. 9967931)

Wow. What a cold, progressive, know it all.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dst4life, 8/16/2014 7:49:25 AM     (No. 9967938)

If the unborn child is not a person, the decision should be no more "difficult" than an appendectomy or tonsillectomy.

So if libs are going to drop the term "difficult," they descend into complete callousness.

Well, we already know libs are callous. That explains their legalism.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 8/16/2014 8:06:38 AM     (No. 9967963)

FTA "To say that deciding to have an abortion is a “hard choice” implies a debate about whether the fetus should live, thereby endowing it with a status of being. It puts the focus on the fetus rather than the woman."

These pro abort women are callous.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: skedaddle, 8/16/2014 8:15:48 AM     (No. 9967970)

I didn´t read any further than this quote because she outs herself as a stunted person.

"When I was 18, my boyfriend, whom I was with for more than a year, frequently pressured me into having sex. At the time, I lacked the maturity and experience to exert more control over the situation. For more than 10 weeks, I progressed from obliviousness about my pregnancy to denial to wishful thinking: Maybe if I ignore that I missed two periods, that pesky little fact will go away."

So she admits that even as old as 18, she was too young to make good decisions about sex, too stupid/lazy to use a good birth control measure and very heavily into wishful thinking. But abortion what a easy decision.

Her parents failed to raise her and she failed to become an adult. I pray she never has children.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: LoneVoice, 8/16/2014 8:26:11 AM     (No. 9967977)

If you can dismiss your own baby as a meaningless inconvenience you no longer have any moral boundaries. You can self justify any action no matter how cold blooded.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: fobo, 8/16/2014 8:26:22 AM     (No. 9967978)

Here´s where I couldn´t read any more:

"By implying that terminating a pregnancy is a moral issue, pro-choice advocates forfeit control of the discussion to anti-choice conservatives."

How can destroying a human life NOT be a moral issue? There is not implication, there is a bold assertion.

This is one cold woman.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: yuban, 8/16/2014 9:23:17 AM     (No. 9968061)

The unborn has a different DNA than the mother. It is not like the mother´s lungs or liver or any body part. It is a human being, period. Spin it any way you want but the fact remains, to kill that human is murder.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: athina, 8/16/2014 9:27:11 AM     (No. 9968065)

Very hard to read, but frankly at least she is telling the truth. This is the truth for those on the left. They have felt obligated to say this is an agonizing decision so leave us alone about it.

The truth is, an abortion is no big deal to them, so leave them alone about it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: RancherJack, 8/16/2014 10:06:30 AM     (No. 9968110)

Abortion is .. the war of women

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Reply 13 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 8/16/2014 10:20:22 AM     (No. 9968129)

How can a 16 year old make an adult decision? At 16, she´s not a woman, she´s a child. She may be close and share many of the same feelings but not the same mature mental intellect. The rest is just delusional. All the adults involved know the truth, it is murder. Congress knew it was selling a chunk of morality for votes. Since this is a government by the people for the people we have a share in this. Sex partners know it was their irresponsible behavior and they have chosen to have the baby pay the price rather than be adults and suffer their own consequences. The doctors involved are just money hungry and, because they are incompetent, it is the only way they can make a buck in medicine.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: kono, 8/16/2014 12:07:17 PM     (No. 9968242)

BOHICA. Just another nauseating double-standard that PC liberals consider ´progressive´...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: TXknitter, 8/16/2014 9:35:40 PM     (No. 9968624)

Leaving out the spiritual part, there are three people involved here - the baby, the mother AND a father --
whether the pregnant woman likes it or not.

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