Of all the diabolically clever moves the anti-choice lobby has ever pulled, surely one of the greatest has been its consistent co-opting of the word “life.” Life! Who wants to argue with that? Who wants be on the side of … not-life? That’s why the language of those who support abortion has for so long been carefully couched in other terms. While opponents of abortion eagerly describe themselves as “pro-life,” the rest of us have had to scramble around with not nearly as big-ticket words like “choice” and “reproductive freedom.” The “life”
"Yet a fetus can be a human life without having the same rights as the woman in whose body it resides. She’s the boss. Her life and what is right for her circumstances and her health should automatically trump the rights of the non-autonomous entity inside of her. Always."
Very interesting. Sounds a bit like slavery to me. Isn´t that how the argument went? I´m the master because I´m superior, and therefore my rights trump those of my slaves, always? Up to and including killing them as it suits me?
I couldn´t believe her article. I know I will have a tough time at the pearly gates explaining my sins, but I can´t imagine what she will go thru. How can she say life begins at conception but that she has no problem killing that life just because it is in her body? How can she be that cavalier about killing a baby? Shocking is not nearly the right word.
An organism has unique human DNA and has the required faculties to live and grow. In every way this organism passes the test for "life". And these clowns are late to the party: *OF* *COURSE* YOU´RE ENDING A LIFE WHEN YOU HAVE AN ABORTION!
Yes, by all means, let´s change the dialogue and admit that a pregnancy involves a real life. So what, she says? It´s the mother´s choice what happens to the baby (It really is a baby, isn´t it?) But why stop in the womb? That mother should also have the right to ´terminate´ the life of that baby no matter how old it is. What´s the difference? In the womb or out of the womb, it´s a mother´s choice. Baby killers disgust me.
Yes we kill people and sometimes innocent people in course of war, law and order actions. But there is a difference. Never is the individual who benefits from it allowed to take that decision by himself. If a Guardsman at say Kent State had opened fire without on orders on someone he spotted in the crowd and had reason to hate. He would be guilty of MURDER. Thats what the issue is. Society has and will always have an eminent interest. Liberals cannot wriggle themselves away from that.
This was what Romney´s "War on Women" was about.The Democrats were allowed to declare that they were pro aborts without having to come out and stating this plainly. The GOP either did not understand this or were afraid to stand for life.
A creepy monster struggles to define a way that pretends she isn´t a monster. One of those ignorant loud mouths who try and bully their way through life. Some day, some way, there will be an accounting and she will have no real defense.
If you can´t understand the difference between a seriously injured accident victim who is dying and an 8 month old fetus who is about to have his brains sucked out of his head and then have his skull crushed you shouldn´t be writing columns about the meaning of life and death. I know it´s a long sentence but she really is - well, you know.
As a real young guy forty years ago when legal abortions became a reality, I stupidly predicted medical science would soon create a world where unwanted pregnancies didn´t happen. I also predicted the "abortion era" would be looked back upon with horror. I´ve been hearing the tired "It´s her body" ever since, what a fool I´ve been...
Women like this have screwed up heads. A baby conceived of a one night stand..a hookup, no love involved..just plain lust of the moment..a baby conceived under those conditions is not worthy of life and love in their sick minds. They think they get a free pass for their loose behavior. The guy sure doesn´t respect her, she doesn´t respect herself, and she doesn´t respect the life within her. Disgusting.
Mary Elizabeth Williams is a ghoul of the worst sort. The poster child for "kill it before it grows!" abortion lovers.
If you read the comments, the poster named Ken is absolutely hysterical about any restrictions on abortion and any designation of "life" to a baby at any stage of gestation. That, there, is a guilty conscience in action.
A fetus is a human life, "It is a life worth ending." That woman could have written copy for Adolph Hitler. I do not say that for the shock value. She takes what is an obvious and outrageous idea and turns it into a wonderful benediction! The baby is a life worth ending. A human being worth killing! No small wonder this nation is in the mess it is in with people like her writing opinion pieces.
We are seeing firsthand in our generation, the Nazi mindset - some life is more valuable than others; just because it´s alive, doesn´t mean you shouldn´t/can´t kill it; etc. This is not a human being; she is a monster, ready to defend anyone who devours another life for any means. Imagine being one of her children! "Thanks, Mom, for having me and not okaying me to get sucked apart, limb by limb or burned alive by salt....Um, Mom? Do our roles reverse when you are in a nursing home or are no longer useful alive to me?"
There is one point that never seems to be discussed.How many choices did the woman have before pregnancy occurred?
It´s as if a fetus fell from the sky and the women became pregnant.Who talks about women being grown responsible adults who have many choices before they have to say something like:who cares if an abortion ends a life.
I wonder how she ever found out that the defenders of the babies even use the word "life"? The LIV lapdog media certainly never use the term "pro-life" when reporting on the topic. For them it´s always "anti-abortion rights", worded to sound as negative as possible toward pro-lifers ("anti-) and as positive as possible about their own side ("rights").
Remember the sweet little college girl who wanted free condoms, Sandra Fluke?
Well... the MSM lied to us, big time. She is a population control activist... Part of the Let´s Reduce the Population by 90% Crowd.
The President´s Global Development Council website has an article on how the Gates Foundation is buying up all the small dairies in Africa & India, so they can deliver sterilization thru the milk supply. Will they do it here? Who knows.
So, it´s taken forty years for the pro-aborts to finally face the fact that has been true all along. I think it is a good sign for us that one of them is giving up their 40-year obfuscating strategy. Now their argument seems to be, "Some babies need killing." I think that´s a tougher sell than our pitch.
Lets be honest, abortions to save the life of the mother are way less than 1%. Quite simply that is a red herring when in some locations 40% of pregnancies are terminated. Nor are death panels saving the lives of the heirs by terminating their parents or grandparents. And it is tranference on a grand scale accuse pro=lifers of choosing the terms of the debate when you have decided label pro=termination as pro-choice.
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