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Sat Aug 11, 2012, 08:53 PM

 

Are Conservative Republican's Really Pro-Life?

Too often Conservative Republicans like to describe themselves as "Pro-Life", when in fact, they're "Pro-Birth".

I thought of this when Paul Ryan was described as a "Pro-Life" Republican.

You see, I like to think of myself as Pro-Choice and Pro-Life. Being Pro-Choice is not, as characterized by our Right Wing fiends, the same as Pro-Abortion. When I say I'm Pro-choice, I mean it. If a woman chooses to terminate a pregnancy, she should have a medically safe and supportive way to to fulfill that choice. After all, it's her body. If she chooses to go to full term and give birth, that choice should also be supported. Adoption is an option, but again, it's her choice. To love and raise her child, in what-ever life circumstance she is in, or chooses to be in, should also be supported. Food, Shelter, Medical attention and Education should be supported by all of us who claim to be children of God. That's the Pro-Life part of my philosophy on this subject.

Too many "Evangelical Christians" say that they are Pro-Life, when in fact they are Pro-Birth, and after that, you're on your own. That's not Pro-Life. They will say that you should give the child up for adoption, but what if the Mother chooses a different path. Are we there to provide twenty years of assistance? I believe we should.

People like Paul Ryan are hypocrites on the subject of life. I read the Bible. Jesus spoke hundreds of times about helping the poor, but rarely, if ever, about abortion.

"You Hypocrite, first remove the log from your own eye, before you notice the speck in your neighbor's eye." Mathew 7:5

"It is easier for a camel to pass through an eye of a needle than a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven." Mathew 19:24

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Autumn Aug 2012 #1
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Cattledog Aug 2012 #3
adigal Aug 2012 #4
Zalatix Aug 2012 #9
Zoeisright Aug 2012 #10
Zen Democrat Aug 2012 #5
zbdent Aug 2012 #7
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Response to louis c (Original post)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 08:55 PM

1. They don't give a flying fuck about "Life"

it's all about control with those fucking bastards.

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Response to Autumn (Reply #1)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 09:45 PM

6. Exactly!

They are control freaks. Their favorite phrases all start with "thou shalt not" and they all end with things they feel entitled to forbid others from doing--even if they do it themselves.

In Germany, where I am stationed, there was a "conservative (not)" politician from the predominantly Catholic state of Bavaria who was a vocal opponent of abortion rights. His Ryan-like noise diminished when it became public knowledge that he had gotten his mistress (he was married) pregnant and coerced her into getting an abortion.

Look how many Republican "pro-life" politicians have been exposed in a similar way in the USA.

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Response to louis c (Original post)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 08:58 PM

2. They are actually anti-woman.

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Response to louis c (Original post)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 09:02 PM

3. They're Pro-life until you are born.

Then you are on your own.

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Response to Cattledog (Reply #3)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 09:05 PM

4. Bingo! You are a winner!!!

 

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Response to Cattledog (Reply #3)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 10:53 PM

9. George Carlin gives you a thumbs-up from the grave.

 

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Response to Cattledog (Reply #3)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 10:57 PM

10. Not really.

If they were really pro-life, they wouldn't cut funding for prenatal care.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/26/opinion/26blow.html

"The bad news is that, according to the March of Dimes, the Republican budget passed in the House this month could do great damage to this progress. The budget proposes:

• $50 million in cuts to the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant that “supports state-based prenatal care programs and services for children with special needs.”

• $1 billion in cuts to programs at the National Institutes of Health that support “lifesaving biomedical research aimed at finding the causes and developing strategies for preventing preterm birth.”

• Nearly $1 billion in cuts to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for its preventive health programs, including to its preterm birth studies."

They actually don't give a shit about the fetus either; they just hate women and want to control them.

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Response to louis c (Original post)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 09:35 PM

5. They are mandatory birthers.

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Response to louis c (Original post)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 09:46 PM

7. Not even pro-"birth" ... they're pro-fetus ...

everything else ... the post-womb "human" ... is just "dead weight" (unless it has a million + $$$ trust fund).

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Response to louis c (Original post)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 10:28 PM

8. They are pro-FETUS.

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