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"It's my body"[W:191, 709]

Ocean007

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Also, while kids may be a big pain in the butt to some people mostly women children are one of the BEST things that ever happened to them.
Just because YOU feel that way about children doesn't mean ALL women have to. I certainly don't. I don't EVER want pregnancy or children. I would consider pregnancy a punishment and one of the WORST things to happen to me. That is why I use reliable contraception; to AVOID unwanted pregnancy to the best of my ability. So far, so good, my method of BC has never let me down. I've never been stuck with an unwanted pregnancy, so an abortion has never been necessary.

In any case, regardless of how I feel about pregnancy or children, it is still EACH woman's right to decide for HERSELF about a pregnancy when that happens. If she continues the pregnancy, fine; if not, also fine. Bottom line; if it isn't YOUR pregnancy, it isn't your decision. Simple as that.
 

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A woman's leg belongs to her as well. If a woman went to the doctor and asked him to cut off her leg, there isn't a doctor in America that would do it. So clearly "it's my body I can do whatever I want" doesn't cut it in the medical profession.
It is still her right as indeed it is her body. However, as I have noted many times before her right to get her leg cut off does not force anyone to cut it off for her. Do not confuse the right with the ability to fulfill said right.

Similarly, we don't allow doctors to take people's lives who are suicidal, even though it's their body.
Nor should we except in cases where it is physically impossible for the person to take their own life. It's their life and their right to end it and no one else should be allowed to do so. I would only give exception to one who has proven to a court official that they are physically incapable (as opposed to lacking the internal fortitude) of taking their own life to allow a doctor to prescribe a drug to do the trick
 

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I wounder what you would you tell me about the matter if your mother HAD chosen to abort YOU.
I have said many times here that the thing that birthed me should have aborted all of her pregnancies - she had no business giving birth.


Also, while kids may be a big pain in the butt to some people mostly women children are one of the BEST things that ever happened to them.
And to other people, including some women, they aren't. There are women who regret their choice to give birth.
 

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I wounder what you would you tell me about the matter if your mother HAD chosen to abort YOU.
Invalid question because when you answer the question ''when did you life begin?'' a human is not capable of answering that until well after birth! The fetus can be alive and distinctly different from the “I”
 
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