Taxes are like abortion, and not just because both are grotesque procedures supported by Democrats. You’re for them or against them. Taxes go up or down; government raises taxes or lowers them. But Democrats will not let the words “abortion” or “tax hikes” pass their lips.
In the case of abortion, one pits the life of the fetus against the interests of the pregnant woman.
The papers reveal that in several key abortion cases, justices were keenly interested in the perceived public reaction to their rulings – indicating that courts can be influenced by public sentiment.
Too many people use abortion as a form of birth control. And that’s very wrong. I could never, ever have an abortion.
I could never, ever have an abortion.
The one regret I have about my own abortions is that they cost money that might otherwise have been spent on something more pleasurable, like taking the kids to movies and theme parks.
The argument we have about abortion is not about abortion. It’s about when life begins. And we argue it, and we argue, and we argue! And I say we take all the people who think they know and yell and scream and they’re sure when life begins and they’re sure when life ends, and we lock them in a room. And we tell them to figure it out. And they don’t come out until they do. And if they can’t, then we kill them.
I personally am opposed to abortion, but I will not judge anybody else’s right in that regard because I am not a woman and I could never face the actual reality of it.
For instance, I have never believed that Jesus Christ would approve either abortions or the death penalty, but I obeyed such Supreme Court decisions to the best of my ability, at the same time attempting to minimize what I considered to be their adverse impact.
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As we continue to work to overturn Roe v. Wade, we must also continue to lay the groundwork for a society in which abortion is not the accepted answer to unwanted pregnancy. Pro-life people have already taken heroic steps, often at great personal sacrifice, to provide for unwed mothers.
The abortionist who reassembles the arms and legs of a tiny baby to make sure all its parts have been torn from its mother’s body can hardly doubt whether it is a human being.
With regard to the freedom of the individual for choice with regard to abortion, there’s one individual who’s not being considered at all. That’s the one who is being aborted. And I’ve noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born.
Make no mistake, abortion-on-demand is not a right granted by the Constitution. No serious scholar, including one disposed to agree with the Court’s result, has argued that the framers of the Constitution intended to create such a right.