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  • linspace Feb 26, 2:44 p.m.

    Anti-abortionists: How many kids have YOU adopted to raised into loved and responsible adults? It's not about infants, it's about the whole person forever.

    two so far... and you?

  • linspace Feb 26, 2:40 p.m.

    Someone should abort her speech,, she will not see it as a choice then...

  • atheistswillrule Feb 22, 5:36 p.m.

    atheistswillrule: Why are women so weak that they cannot "the rights of self determination over their own reproductive health." PRIOR to conception? Irakydarb2

    Sorry, your moralizing and anti-woman sentiments don't fly. What about couples where contraception fails? Should they be forced to have the baby when they took steps to not get pregnant? What about a teenager who is experimenting and becomes pregnant? Afe you going to force her to have the child and ruin her life? " Irresponsible " sexual activity or not, it is not YOUR place to deny a woman the right to an abortion.

  • lrakydarb2 Feb 19, 3:16 p.m.

    atheistswillrule: Why are women so weak that they cannot "the rights of self determination over their own reproductive health." PRIOR to conception? And don't bring up rape. I will give you the 5% of rape victims if you give me the 95% of irresponsible sexual activity.

  • atheistswillrule Feb 19, 2:53 p.m.

    how convenient they don't bother to mention that 'Roe' is now a strong pro-life advocate :) friendlyman

    ROE ( Norma McCorvey) was simply the catalyst for the lawsuit. Her plight represented the plight of many women. Roe was never help up as a model citizen. In fact, by age 21 she had been pregnant 3 times. She turned lesbian for many years, she turned Catholic , she met an evangelical minister. She is now anti-abortion. Her vacillations do not take away from the legal argument of women deserving the rights of self determination over their own reproductive health.

  • friendlyman Feb 19, 2:00 p.m.

    how convenient they don't bother to mention that 'Roe' is now a strong pro-life advocate :)

  • Snookyone Feb 19, 10:36 a.m.

    Anti-abortionists: How many kids have YOU adopted to raised into loved and responsible adults? It's not about infants, it's about the whole person forever.

  • beach2011 Feb 19, 9:37 a.m.

    God bless our society - amazing how we can justify anything!

  • atheistswillrule Feb 19, 9:36 a.m.

    Such a sad legacy to bear. The cycle of poverty and neglect is no better without these precious children. Death does not bring "life" to any part of our society. pmck

    Sorry, but I have a niece who was pregnant at 15. She had an abortion and I am glad she did. She has since graduated high school with honors as well as Duke University and is now a child psychologist. But people like you would have forced her into having the baby, shamed her for having a baby out of wedlock and more or less ruined her future. Tell you what, there are 1000's of orphans in this state right now, how about adopting a few instead of pointing your finger at others for making their own choices.

  • Texan Feb 18, 6:23 p.m.

    I have seen enough babies born addicted to drugs and the terrible suffering they go through to know that death would have been a blessing. I support a woman's right to chose.

  • JustOneGodLessThanU Feb 18, 4:39 p.m.

    @Life-goes-on, we humans can't take care of the people who have already been born.

    Millions of children don't have parents and wait to be adopted. Every day.

    30,000 children starve to death on planet earth. Every day.

  • JustOneGodLessThanU Feb 18, 4:34 p.m.

    And 40 years later, Republican leaders (males, that is) still oppose women...this week in the form of opposing the Violence Against Women Act.

    http://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/anson-kaye/2013/02/14/opposition-to-violence-against-women-act-only-hurts-gop

    “Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women--more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined.”

  • pmck Feb 18, 3:58 p.m.

    Such a sad legacy to bear. The cycle of poverty and neglect is no better without these precious children. Death does not bring "life" to any part of our society.

  • marsupial75 Feb 18, 3:13 p.m.

    Glarg, one of the reasons that Roe v. Wade is significantly shorter is because decisions at the time were shorter altogether. As SC justices gained more clerks through the years, the lengths of the decisions increased dramatically as well. If you take almost any substantial case from the past five-to-ten years, it will be significantly longer than almost any case from the 1970s.

  • cynda-ur-way Feb 18, 12:39 p.m.

    I do feel sorry for a people who are subjected to adhere to morality defined by religion whether they share those same beliefs or not. How many unwanted neglected low income children have you personally been exposed to. liberal or not and unwanted ,unloved child has many hardships to endure and requires lots of intervention to lead a productive ,happy life. The resources to make this happens takes money and time and we all know how conservatives feel about helping those other then themselves.

  • Unbroken Feb 18, 12:32 p.m.

    "That is exactly what the world needs a higher population of unwanted children growing into adults and expanding the cycle of poverty and neglect. smh!" cynda-ur-way

    "Gotta love the liberal world view. You would think that they would have a higher opinion of the under-class, since they created them and depend on them to survive politically.
    4Strikes"

    Gotta love the con world view. They think "pro-life" ends at birth.

  • ifcdirector Feb 18, 12:20 p.m.

    54 million dead. That's a proud legacy!

  • cynda-ur-way Feb 18, 11:33 a.m.

    " So many babies, toddlers, teens, young adults and now middle aged adults that were never born" That is exactly what the world needs a higher population of unwanted children growing into adults and expanding the cycle of poverty and neglect. smh!

  • Wendellcatlover Feb 18, 11:29 a.m.

    It sounds like she's done a lot to advance the causes of women. I wish she cared as much for their unborn children.

  • ICTrue Feb 18, 11:17 a.m.

    She has more blood on her hands than Hitler. Millions of defenseless and innocent lives. She'll be a hero over at Duke.

  • josephlawrence43 Feb 18, 11:00 a.m.

    Interesting to note that the original plaintiff--"Jane Roe" just a couple of years ago returned to the Supreme Court, stated that she had been wrong those 40 years ago, and asked that the original decision be overturned. She stated simply--"I was wrong back then--Abortion is bad for women". Of course the court declined--but the point was made.

  • glarg Feb 18, 10:34 a.m.

    Lol- what could Weddington say?

    Blackmun's opinion is one of the courts mostly poorly written. The hand-waving at the mootness of Roe's claim- which would have been the typical SCOTUS disposition- is embarrassing. And for a decisions that invented a number of new rights the thing is thin and unintellectual. There is little citation of other cases or an argument on how these rights are divined. Compared to the modern Court's long treatments, like Heller, Blackmun's decision reads like a highschooler's paper.

    Face fact: The SCOTUS justices ruled they way they wanted to for social engineering reasons- not because they were functioning as legal jurists. What has Weddington to be proud of when her case could have been represented by a mop handle and the outcome would have been the same?

  • Life-goes-on. Feb 18, 10:24 a.m.

    Millions of lives terminated. How has she managed to justify her "win" for the last 40 years? So many babies, toddlers, teens, young adults and now middle aged adults that were never born. She helped to kill 4 generations of babies, parents and grandparents....

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