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  • We Heart Pro-Life Bloggers

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    DENVER – Turns out we are not the only conservatives here in The Big Tent. Stalwart pro-life blogger Jill Stanek is also blogging among the left this week and she snapped this great photo on Tuesday. The back of the girl’s form fitting t-shirt asks you to support the National Association to Repeal Abortion Laws (NARAL).

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    8 Responses to We Heart Pro-Life Bloggers

    1. Kelly, Castle Rock C says:

      I do not like abortion and I know of no one that does. While I think abortion as a method of birth control is immoral and irresponsible, I do not think abortion should be outlawed because it violates the rights of the living, (the potential mother.) I think most rational humans agree that medically-necessary abortions or abortions due to rape, although still a sad, distasteful ordeal, should be legal.

      I couldn't say it any more reasonably than Ayn Rand, so I will leave it to her…

      "An embryo has no rights. Rights do not pertain to a potential, only to an actual being. A child cannot acquire any rights until it is born. The living take precedence over the not-yet-living (or the unborn).

      "Abortion is a moral right—which should be left to the sole discretion of the woman involved; morally, nothing other than her wish in the matter is to be considered. Who can conceivably have the right to dictate to her what disposition she is to make of the functions of her own body?"

      The problem with abortion is not that it's legal. The problem with abortion is that most of them are due to ignorance or lack of using birth control. This is an education problem, not a legal problem (i.e. a problem for the government.) Parents are responsible for educating their daughters.

    2. Kelly, Castle Rock C says:

      EDIT: While I think abortion as a method of birth control is irresponsible (it is irresponsible to have unprotected sex when a pregnancy is not desired), it is not immoral. I do not think abortion should be outlawed because it violates the rights of the living, (the potential mother.) I think most rational humans agree that medically-necessary abortions or abortions due to rape, although still a sad, distasteful ordeal, are moral.

    3. Gina Liggett says:

      The term, "Pro-life," should only apply to the living woman–not the potential life of a fetus, fertilized egg or embryo. It is the woman to whom rights apply. It is the woman whose life is affected by a pregnancy, and she has the right–under any circumstances whatsoever–to decide when to terminate a pregnancy. The religious right's violation of the separation of church and state in trying to outlaw abortion is wrong. And forcing a woman against her will to carry a pregnancy to term reveals the truth anti-life character of their beliefs.

    4. Jenny, Columbia, Sou says:

      It will be a cold day in the bad place when the late Ayn Rand decides for anyone besides herself what constitutes morality regarding the issue of abortion. She's dead and most likely separated from God for all eternity. What she thought about abortion is worth less than the paper it was printed on. To quote her on the subject is so ridiculous is barely deserves a response.

      Abortion for any reason is murder. Period. It is wrong. Women should keep their knees together if they don't wish to become pregnant. If they have sex and a pregnancy results, they are mothers … NOT "potential" mothers. Life begins at conception and if it didn't, abortion would be unnecessary.

    5. Marsha, Fairplay, MD says:

      I love what Jenny from Columbia wrote. That is so true. We are not baby making machines. Keep your legs closed unless you are planning on having a baby. Unless you are raped. Then there is adoption. Obama says abortion even up to the trimester. That is horrible. How could anyone sign a bill saying it's ok to kill a baby. It's a baby! A living breathing baby. How can you sleep at night. Is that what that church taught you that you were in for 20+ yrs. Did Flagler and Wright say that was ok? Tell me you didn't hear what they were saying in the 20+ yrs you say in the pew? You are a hypocrite, think we are idiots! We aren't stupid. Even your VP says you aren't qualified. Even now he says.

    6. Mark, Bangor, PA says:

      Dear Kelly from Castle Rock,

      Abortion is not a moral right. Life is a moral right, granted by God, not granted by any other man or woman. So, the 'living' embryo therefore, has been granted the right to life by God. Only God has the right to destroy it. Ayn Rand was wrong about this, as are many pro-abortion Republicans. I don't know to which side you lean; left or right, but it sure is funny how many leftists quote Rand on the topic of Abortion, but completely discount her economic, free market views.

      In my opinion, a more Federalist approach to abortion is in order, and actually was until the Supreme Court decided to weigh in. If States are allowed to decide the issue, then people could decide which social situation best suites their principles and interests, and in the process, dictate the economic and social chemistry of each State and ultimately, the Union.

    7. Dalton, RP, Indiana says:

      Abortion is not a choice, it is murder, it is a sin. Having sex that caused the pregnancy was the "choice". It is Legalized Murder, just because something is legal, doesn't make it right. It was legal for Hitler to kill jews. It is not our decision to decide who lives and who dies. It is God's decision. What kind of perverse society have become? I challenge anyone who is "Pro-Choice" to visit klannedparenthood.com and see the horrific pictures of slain aborted children and tell people that this is acceptable and just!

    8. Kyle, Ortonville,Mi. says:

      I don't believe that I have heard the arguement that there are two people responsible for haveing initiated the formation of a human being and that the father must be identified and given the choice of whether or not he wants his child to be born.I believe that the father has a constitutional right to stop the murder of his unborn child.Therefore before any abortion can take place, a dna sample of the developing human being must identify the father so that he may choose the future of his unborn child.Equal Rights!

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