To those who believe the states should decide on abortion

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    How would you vote in your state?
     
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    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.
     
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    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.
     
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    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
     
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    What other medical or biological procedures do states decide on?
     
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    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?
     
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    Didn't the state decide the Terry Shiavo case?
     
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    I would vote in favor of half-abortions.
     
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    No, they tried but failed. The court ruled that it was her husband's decision because she was beyond brain dead.
     
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    State court or federal court?
     

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