The Abortion Stories Behind the Controversy


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  • hands-full-blessings

    The babies being eliminated have no voice.  This industry is so well protected, there is no way to hear about these atrocities until something like this happens.

    http://www.delawareonline.com/article/20101207/NEWS/12070329/1253/NEWS08/Md.-lifts-abortion-doctor-s-license

     

    Women who are faced with these heartwrenching decisions need others to stand with them through their pregnancies and offer hope for the children who are unwanted by their mothers.  God ALWAYS wants them!

    Which ones of these babies are unworthy of love?

  • plume-assassine

    These are all heartbreaking stories. Thank you for sharing them. I just recently read the stories at http://www.aheartbreakingchoice.com/kansasstories.html and they brought me to tears. For all of these women, abortion was the most moral and humane choice in light of their situation.

  • plume-assassine

    It’s like you didn’t even read or understand the article at all! wow, what a jerk.

  • purplemistydez

    To Hands: Really?  Did you not read a word or are you just plain stupid?

  • goatini

    You people and your disingenuous weasel words make me sick.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-abortion_violence

    You also renew my strength to continue, as I have for the past 40 years, to stand up for the full dignity, humanity, and autonomy of living, breathing female US citizens.

    “Women who are faced with these heartwrenching decisions need others to stand with them through their pregnancies and offer hope for the children who are unwanted by their mothers.”

    And this stew of weasel words is Palin-worthy, an incoherent Dog Whistle Buzzword Bingo word salad. Because if you try to parse it, at best the most sense that can be made out of it is:

    Pregnant women with prenatal diagnoses of conditions incompatible with life need forced-birthers to meddle in their personal tragedies, oppress them with medieval dogma, and harass them into carrying to term at all costs – financial, physical, mental, emotional – and then have the nerve to proclaim that what they offer is HOPE for all of the mortally ill neonates “born” to a short, nasty, brutish “life” of excruciating pain and suffering – and finally, grotesquely add a 180 degree twist to the tragedy of these very much WANTED pregnancies.

  • freewomyn

    Sarah, thanks for sharing these women’s stories.  I think you make such an important point – that the decision to terminate a pregnancy is not a decision that women make on a whim.  There are so many factors that go into every woman’s decision.

  • beenthere72

    sorry, but I had to laugh at this so much…

     

    this stew of weasel words is Palin-worthy, an incoherent Dog Whistle Buzzword Bingo word salad.

  • sarah-erdreich

    Thanks for all the great comments! (As for “Hands,” I can only echo purplemistydez‘s “Really?”) I’m so grateful for the courage and eloquence of these women – they’re all amazing.

  • princess-rot

    Pregnant women with prenatal diagnoses of conditions incompatible with life need forced-birthers to meddle in their personal tragedies, oppress them with medieval dogma, and harass them into carrying to term at all costs – financial, physical, mental, emotional – and then have the nerve to proclaim that what they offer is HOPE for all of the mortally ill neonates “born” to a short, nasty, brutish “life” of excruciating pain and suffering – and finally, grotesquely add a 180 degree twist to the tragedy of these very much WANTED pregnancies.

    – goatini

     

    Bears repeating. The lies, ignorance and rhetorical distortion we frequently get from pro-lifers here is astounding. They can’t even acknowledge that women have complex inner lives, that would mean admitting we are people, not incubators for babies.

     

    To all lurking pro-lifers – this is why I don’t want my bodily autonomy in your hands. It’s all about life, unless of course you’re born, then you’re here to suffer.

  • crowepps

    Your intensely high level of sentimentality/religious delusion seems to be interferring with your reading comprehension.

     

    The reason these abortions are being done is because there IS no hope possible for anyone but a lunatic.  No heart, no kidneys, no brain — no hope.  Their mothers want them but their mothers aren’t going to get them because they are not viable.

     

    God may ‘want them’ and regardless of whether they die during the abortion process or during stillbirth will certainly get them.  It does seem a shame that a God that is so involved and attached and caring and all couldn’t spend a few seconds of His attention PREVENTING THE PROBLEM.