To those who believe the states should decide on abortion

Discussion in 'Religion and Ethics' started by manifold, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. manifold
    Offline

    manifold Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2008
    Messages:
    54,553
    Thanks Received:
    8,072
    Trophy Points:
    2,030
    Location:
    your dreams
    Ratings:
    +31,392
    How would you vote in your state?
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  2. Angel Heart
    Offline

    Angel Heart Conservative Hippie

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2007
    Messages:
    2,057
    Thanks Received:
    341
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Portland, Oregon
    Ratings:
    +341
    Parental notification, limit the availability of surgical but make the morning after pill available even at convenience store. That gives women 3 days to decide. Outside of that... It needs to be limited by life of the mother.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  3. manifold
    Offline

    manifold Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2008
    Messages:
    54,553
    Thanks Received:
    8,072
    Trophy Points:
    2,030
    Location:
    your dreams
    Ratings:
    +31,392
    Thanks for your honest and thoughtful reply AH.

    I posted this because I see a lot of people, when asked where they stand on abortion, simply say that the states should decide and believe they've answered the question. Technically, they haven't. They've simply weighed in on their opinion that it's not a constitutionally protected right, but they haven't actually answered the question about whether they'd prefer it be legal or not.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  4. manifold
    Offline

    manifold Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2008
    Messages:
    54,553
    Thanks Received:
    8,072
    Trophy Points:
    2,030
    Location:
    your dreams
    Ratings:
    +31,392
    Coincidentally, people do the same thing on the gay marriage issue.

    But I'm going to leave starting that thread up to Sky Dancer or Red Pwned. :D
     
  5. Ravi
    Offline

    Ravi Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2008
    Messages:
    85,564
    Thanks Received:
    13,259
    Trophy Points:
    2,205
    Location:
    Hating Hatters
    Ratings:
    +35,721
    What other medical or biological procedures do states decide on?
     
  6. sealybobo
    Offline

    sealybobo Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2008
    Messages:
    60,128
    Thanks Received:
    3,803
    Trophy Points:
    1,845
    Location:
    Michigan
    Ratings:
    +13,058
    We didn't even trust Florida to decide on their election in 2000, so why would we trust politicians with this decision?

    And look how Mississippi fought civil rights?

    No, states can not decide this.

    How about we let the women decide?
     
  7. manifold
    Offline

    manifold Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2008
    Messages:
    54,553
    Thanks Received:
    8,072
    Trophy Points:
    2,030
    Location:
    your dreams
    Ratings:
    +31,392
    Didn't the state decide the Terry Shiavo case?
     
  8. xotoxi
    Online

    xotoxi Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2009
    Messages:
    31,496
    Thanks Received:
    5,293
    Trophy Points:
    1,110
    Location:
    your mother
    Ratings:
    +6,803
    I would vote in favor of half-abortions.
     
  9. Ravi
    Offline

    Ravi Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2008
    Messages:
    85,564
    Thanks Received:
    13,259
    Trophy Points:
    2,205
    Location:
    Hating Hatters
    Ratings:
    +35,721
    No, they tried but failed. The court ruled that it was her husband's decision because she was beyond brain dead.
     
  10. manifold
    Offline

    manifold Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2008
    Messages:
    54,553
    Thanks Received:
    8,072
    Trophy Points:
    2,030
    Location:
    your dreams
    Ratings:
    +31,392
    State court or federal court?
     

Share This Page