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Women take abortion pills in Northern Ireland

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Women protest Northern Ireland abortion ban by handing themselves over to police

A few women in Northern Ireland have consumed abortion pills and subsequently turned themselves in. Is this civil disobedience relevant to abortion in the UK?

The women are protesting the arrest of a young woman (19). What does this mean for women of all ages, and how should the state address young people on the legality of the decisions they are making?
 

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Women protest Northern Ireland abortion ban by handing themselves over to police

A few women in Northern Ireland have consumed abortion pills and subsequently turned themselves in. Is this civil disobedience relevant to abortion in the UK?

The women are protesting the arrest of a young woman (19). What does this mean for women of all ages, and how should the state address young people on the legality of the decisions they are making?

They should be executed.
 

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The state "should address young people on the legality of the decisions they are making" by staying out of the personal reproductive decisions of those young women.
 

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The state "should address young people on the legality of the decisions they are making" by staying out of the personal reproductive decisions of those young women.

Let me rephrase: How can the community guide the autonomous decision making of young people who are at a developmental disadvantage? There is more than just a choice at stake, if there are long term consequences.
 

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Let me rephrase: How can the community guide the autonomous decision making of young people who are at a developmental disadvantage? There is more than just a choice at stake, if there are long term consequences.

"How can the community guide the autonomous decision making of young people....."

Do you realize that is an oxymoron?
 

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The state "should address young people on the legality of the decisions they are making" by staying out of the personal reproductive decisions of those young women.

In other words, let them kill their kids.
 

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What kids? I see no kids. I see young women taking an unneeded pill and breaking a draconian law.
 

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Women protest Northern Ireland abortion ban by handing themselves over to police

A few women in Northern Ireland have consumed abortion pills and subsequently turned themselves in. Is this civil disobedience relevant to abortion in the UK?

The women are protesting the arrest of a young woman (19). What does this mean for women of all ages, and how should the state address young people on the legality of the decisions they are making?

The poor young things were not brought up to abstain from carnal pursuit of fun and probably even think it is a human right.
 

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What kids? I see no kids. I see young women taking an unneeded pill and breaking a draconian law.

Awe, come on. What you see are young women that cannot keep their lust under control. ;)
 

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You need to read the OP. And damp down your lust hallucination.;):3oops:

You mean they got lustlessly pregnant or that they are having abortions without being pregnant? ;)
 

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People have sex. It's a commonplace thing.

And, when they do, they know they might get pregnant and have or kill a pre-born child. That is the risk they take.
 

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And, when they do, they know they might get pregnant and have or kill a pre-born child. That is the risk they take.
And that's why they should have safe sex, or they should take some birth control pills or just get an abortion. But it the case of Northern Ireland abortion is banned, so I guess they have no other choice but to go somewhere like the UK to get an abortion.
 

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And that's why they should have safe sex, or they should take some birth control pills or just get an abortion. But it the case of Northern Ireland abortion is banned, so I guess they have no other choice but to go somewhere like the UK to get an abortion.

Should condoms and other contraceptive measures be removed as well?

I disagree with people who call for vasectomies as a necessary evil to prevent pregnancy. A vasectomy is a surgical procedure which is far more rare than sex itself. There are risks with having a vasectomy, but the fact is that it is both a physical and financial liability. As far as I know, birth control pills only mitigate symptoms of menarche.
 

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"How can the community guide the autonomous decision making of young people....."

Do you realize that is an oxymoron?

It is only an oxymoron if you overestimate the power of suggestion. Education is one example of how an institution guides young people, as for authority, I am not too sure.
 

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Should condoms and other contraceptive measures be removed as well?

I disagree with people who call for vasectomies as a necessary evil to prevent pregnancy. A vasectomy is a surgical procedure which is far more rare than sex itself. There are risks with having a vasectomy, but the fact is that it is both a physical and financial liability. As far as I know, birth control pills only mitigate symptoms of menarche.

No. IMO, they should not remove ANY contraceptive measures.
 

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Should condoms and other contraceptive measures be removed as well?

I disagree with people who call for vasectomies as a necessary evil to prevent pregnancy. A vasectomy is a surgical procedure which is far more rare than sex itself. There are risks with having a vasectomy, but the fact is that it is both a physical and financial liability. As far as I know, birth control pills only mitigate symptoms of menarche.


WHAT?????


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Sorry, I should have been clear that when I was speaking about the risks of contraceptive measures, I was referring to the health risks of ingesting birth control pharmaceuticals.
 

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Sorry, I should have been clear that when I was speaking about the risks of contraceptive measures, I was referring to the health risks of ingesting birth control pharmaceuticals.

What health risks?????

Perhaps one of the safest damn pharmaceuticals on the market.

And Plan B pills should be easily accessible, and 100% covered by insurance for any female of child bearing age.
 

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With all this in mind, what was unclear to you from my previous post?
 

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You mean they got lustlessly pregnant or that they are having abortions without being pregnant? ;)

They're not pregnant, but they're taking the morning-after pill to break the draconian law which doesn't apply in the rest of the UK. Then they are handing themselves in as a protest.
 
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