Anyone like Obama and his ideas but not his support on abortion?

Justine - posted on 01/13/2010 ( 47 moms have responded )

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I was just wondering if anyone out there likes what Obama is doing for the country but not what he's doing about the unborn? I'm a democrat but am pro life too, anyone else feel the same??? I feel alone, living in a republican state.

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Vicki - posted on 03/25/2010

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I am in 'emotional turmoil' with pro-lifers. My disclaimer: I have never had an abortion for deliberate or medical reasons. I do not know what goes through the mind of another woman when she decides to have an abortion. It's a very personal act. Here's were my emotional turmoil comes into play: pro-lifers tend to be the people who cut social services and social welfare programs. Their watershed issues tend to be an almost blind zeal against abortion. My child was born in the 1991 when crack was at it's height. My son was born early and was in the NICU - I got to see up close a crack addicted baby. I got to hold a crack addicted baby. You never get that out of your mind. That baby's shrieks of withdraw still scar my soul. It is my firm belief that there are some women who don't deserve their uterus. Forced sterlization happens to be illegal. If a woman (or sadly a girl) is not ready to be a mom, she shouldn't be forced to be one. Study after study have shown the snowball costs on society of children living in poverty. From the crack damaged baby to the baby born to a single mom who may be living near or close to the poverty level, many people I associate with the pro-life movement are not willing to follow through and take care of their fellow man. Adoption warehouses and foster care, while producing some good results, should in no way become a standard of care for children.

Faith - posted on 02/19/2010

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I'm with you Justine. All the same, after 8 years of G.W. Bush, was Roe V. Wade repealed? NO. Personally, I think Republicans lie when they claim they can or intend to change Roe V. Wade. They've had several opportunities to do so, and as you may have noticed, even with a Republican President and a Republican Congress, abortion is still legal in the U.S. So having said that, at least Obama is honest about his position: That we should do what we can to reduce the NEED for abortion. (Actually, reduce people thinking they need abortions.) Nobody should feel like if they have a child, they won't be able to feed, house or clothe that child. It's ridiculous that in a country as wealthy as our own, very recently you could see women and children living on the streets. (For the most part that has changed.) We need to make it easier for good families to adopt children. I think there are a lot of other things he wants to do. I think if the right person get's to Obama, he may have a late-in-life conversion on the abortion issue, as I had. (Since my children were born when I was 39 and 41, I had a lot of ultrasounds, and had them early enough to know that the truth is real life begins at conception. Prior to that, I really didn't think zygotes, and whatever other names they have for the fetus at the earliest stages of life, were anything more than a clump of cells.) But until the right person with the right person gets to the Prez., we have to play the hand we're dealt. No President is going to be perfect. Each one is human, and he or she can only do the best that they know how in the moment. JMO.

Lyndsley - posted on 04/09/2010

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I'd also like to ad, that in many cases, women who are too young or raped and are forced to have the baby end up resenting the child or putting it in foster care, where they only become another statistic, keeping the circle going of poverty stricken people who never get out of the system. Or, the resented child is abused and neglected, and in many cases killed. That destroys more lives than anything.

Lyndsley - posted on 04/09/2010

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Abortions cannot be illegal, and never will be. Most women who have them, don't want to. They either have to because of illness, birth defects, etc... or women get raped by strangers and even family members. Teenage girls get date raped or have sex without knowing how to protect themselves because of the parent's failure to discuss the issue of sex with them and how to prevent pregnancy, and in so many countries, including ours, young girls are raped by family members.

If you were in any of these positions, you would have the ability to choose what to do with your life... being pro choice is not just about abortion, it is about have the choice to determine your future.

There will always be women that abuse this right to choose, always. Just like people abuse pain medication, or abuse the government assistance programs that feed starving families and provide medical care to the poor. But, just because some people do that, you can't punish all people who actually need it.

Unless you're put in a position like that, you never can understand.

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Chranda - posted on 04/20/2010

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I am a big supporter of Obama and i feel like no one has the right to tell you what you can and cannot do with your body! Obama is simply giving women the RIGHT to their own decisions!!!! The women in that situation is the one who has to live with the choice not us! Now I dont believe in using abortion as birth control but thats my opinion and mine alone this is still America and we have the freedom of choice so that being said Im glad that he is still holding us accountable!!!!!!

Annie - posted on 04/19/2010

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Hi Justine. Personally I would never abort. Even though my doctors told me it would be a good idea, I still would never. (i have had some really bad medical issues) That said, I would say that I am pro choice. I don't feel comfortable telling someone else what to do with their body. I heard a republican describing a disgusting and horrifying abortion practice that obama "supports". I have to believe that he is just not comfortable imposing a law against any kind of abortion, because that is just a foot in the door to the pro lifers. It doesn't bother me if someone is pro life, because I will have a baby anyway. But it makes me feel like women are in danger of losing rights that they just got in the past 50 years or so. I am glad that he is looking out for everyones rights. He is not very popular right now with his health plan and everything. He has had to do a lot of dirty work to clean up this countrys act and he is catching grief for it and I feel bad for him. So, I support him in this area as well.

Paula - posted on 04/09/2010

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I feel a living, breathing woman should always have the right to choose what to do with her own body and would want my daughter afforded the same rights...I hope Obama will always support those rights...

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I feel very strongly as does my religous heritage that the life of the living MUST take precedence over the potential living. While the fetus is to be protected, not at the sacrifice of those already living, and that includes metal/emotional as well as physical. Each case is to be decided individually betweent he mother, her Doctor and her Clergy, Her Partner can be consulted if he is available. Only once the "Greater part" usually understood as the head. has been delivered are the lives equal.

Gertrude - posted on 04/08/2010

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I do like what Obama is doing to the country. He is honest, brave and extremely farsighted. He is ready to put hids chsnces of getting elected aside for the good of millions of Americans. If that is not leadership what is?
Regarding the unborn children, whether abortion is legal or not, people will do what they want. many may die because of illigal and unsafe abortions if it not part of the Health care. So, let us not become the watchdogs of morality. it is between the person and their God.

Janessa - posted on 04/07/2010

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I am pro-choice all the way why force someone to give birth to a child their not going to love. In many cases these kids get abuse in many ways it is sad. Look at the news of parents that end up killing their own child because their were forces to have them cases like casey anthony, baby gabriel, shania davies her own mother sold her as a sex slave. Pro-lifers forget about the child after there are born these usually singles moms end up in poverty not all but too many. These usually Republicans do not want abortions but are not willing to pay more taxes to help low income families get out of poverty or pay more taxes to fix the foster styem. Yes there is adoption but there is so many kids that will never have families to love them and those kids grow up and do not have a support styem and fall back. I know this because i myself is adopted with my 3younger siblings and one was adopted in america. Guess who adopts american kids Canadians, Europeans and Austeralians maybe Republicans need to shut up and adopt these kids that were forced into the world. For those of you that say even in the case of rape the women should still keep give brith. I really hope one day you get rape and get pregnant and see how it feels because i have been rape it is so painful and heartbreaking to here a women would not support another women.

Annette - posted on 04/06/2010

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I support Pres. Obama and believe he is doing an outstanding job. As for the unborn; some things Obama is not going to be able to fix. He is in a position that deals have to be made all the time. I do not believe that the President is a supporter of abortion but I believe that he has chosen to pick his battles.
I myself hate the thought of abortion but I also believe that there are situation and circumstances that are so so hard to understand. So, I guess I should say I am pro-choice. I am a christian who fears God and I pray I am never faced with a dilemma of having to make a choice like this.
Just as President Obama is not for war and the death of so many young and old men and women; I imagine he isn't for abortion either. But the world we live in isn't so cut and dry. There are tons of cracks and crevices that make the solutions no so simple anymore.

Renee' - posted on 04/05/2010

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I am a mom of 3 who terminated a pregnancy when I was 15. I don't regret that choice and I am thankful I live in a country where I had the choice. I don't believe abortion should be a form of birth control and abortion is not something to be entered into lightly. I have honestly never heard Obama sing the praises of abortion but rather champion the rights of women to chose safe, medical abortions. When we take that choice away we enter a slippery slope.

Stephanie - posted on 04/05/2010

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I am a total Obama supporter. I've followed him since 2004. I've read his books, and countless magazine interviews. As best I understand it, he is very pro choice, not "pro abortion" as some people like to call it. He believes that abortion is a hard decision to make and is the absolute personal choice of the woman, her family, her doctor. It is a legal medical procedure which gives women the right to their own bodies and the right to decide for themselves. I am pro choice as well. But being pro choice does not mean being "pro abortion". No one is really for aborting babies just for the heck of it (at least humane people). President Obama is married to a very strong and highly educated woman who he obviously respects and considers his equal (more than his equal), and I think because of that, he really respects women and holds them in high regard, higher than thinking he should attempt to overturn Roe v Wade (which is what a "pro life, anti choice" president would possible do). No one person should have the right to tell someone else what they can and cannot do with their life based on personal beliefs. America is not run that way. It used to be, but thank goodness we're beyond that stage.

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I am pro-choice but I personally don't think I would be able to have an abortion. I support Obama and his views on abortion. I am sick of people telling me what I can and can not do with my own body.

Sarah - posted on 04/03/2010

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Pro-Obama and Pro-Choice here. The only reason I am positive I could never choose abortion is that I was never faced with that decision. A lot of people are pro-life until faced with some very difficult choices at difficult times. Abortions are not less common in countries where they are illegal, so let's keep women safe.

Faith - posted on 04/03/2010

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I'm an independant/democrat (depending on who's running,) and I am pro-life. The President hasn't changed a single thing as it regards to the treatment of the unborn in this country-- exactly the same as Bush. (Rumor that we will be paying for abortions with our taxes, due to the health care bill, are lies from the usual suspects. Pro-Life democrats made sure everything would stay the way it is now.) We had Bush FOR 8 YEARS, and what changed? Anti-abortion Conservatives sent him to the White House believing he would make a change in abortion rights, but abortion is still legal, isn't it? At the end of the day, the President can't change abortion rights on his own, no matter what people try to tell you. Pro-Life, Pro-Choice, without the Supreme Court and the Legislature backing it, nothing about abortion rights is really going to change in this country. Conservatives want to use Obama's Pro-Choice stance as a rallying cry. Good for them. But wouldn't it be better for them if the Republicans they elected would do what they say? Balance the budget and reduce or eliminate abortions? Perhaps the Republicans will fulfill those mandates when heck freezes over. Until them, I prefer Obama's idea about reducing the need for abortion by making it easier for women to keep their babies, than just screaming it's wrong, but never changing anything. JMO. Sorry if I seemed a bit irate over the topic, LOL.

Cindy - posted on 04/03/2010

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I support Obama all the way.I am so happy health care reform got passed ..we made history! Just think this man has been in office a lil over a year he already has done what no other president has done. And as far as the economy he is doing his best, it was already messed up when he got elected..Give the man a chance!!.

Teri - posted on 04/02/2010

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Pro Obama, pro Democrat, pro CHOICE no matter WHAT, pro full insurance coverage, no matter what! Let's take care of our ladies, and not force unwanted children into this world. Women do not use abortion as birth control. Pro birth control! And that should be covered too.

Alisa - posted on 04/01/2010

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I'm not sure of his exact views on the subject either. No one ever really knows from a man. I also don't think that anyone knows exactly how they feel about it until they've been faced with the possibility of having to make the decision. I know plenty of people who were NEVER pro-choice and then circumstances changed their minds. You NEVER know what might happen to you or someone else, and to force that decision on someone because of YOUR beliefs is just NOT right.
I have a friend that is a wife & mother of 2 small children and was pregnant with her 3rd. During the beginning of the pregnancy, she was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. She had to make the decision to either terminate the pregnancy, or risk DYING shortly after delivery because she couldn't get any treatment for the entire pregnancy. I will admit that I helped encourage her toward the decision of termination. And she was happy she made that final decision. How good would it have been for her to die and leave 2 children under 5 and her husband alone, and potentially with a newborn too. Neither she, nor her husband could fathom that horrible situation. And ultimately she made the right choice. She's still fighting her cancer, and it's hard for her, but she's alive. She's here for her children and they're lucky to have their Mom.

So, I'm totally pro-choice, as you can tell. I want to be able to make the decision that is best for MY family and not have anyone else make that decision for me. Anyone who thinks it's a done deal to have a child no matter what, has never been through a rape, or a horrible situation like my friend. You can't tell me she made the wrong decision.

Stephanie - posted on 04/01/2010

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My feeling on this is that I need to be more concerned about people after they are here, than before.

I know that is harsh and I don't mean it to be. I know that I could not get an abortion, but it is not my place to tell others what to do, or to judge them.

So, I will vote for, and help, and cheer on anyone who is helping the people who are here right now rather than help people who have no intentions of ever helping anyone and only TALK big about helping the unborn.

Quatia - posted on 03/31/2010

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Justine, why would you stay away? The best medicine to help limit abortions isnt law, but its education. I live in a state where unfortunately, these children are just left... the thought of another crack baby ending up in NICU is sad, that child didnt need to suffer. But because of someone he/she is suffering and may suffer for the rest of their life...and honestly no one wants to adopt a crack baby. Pro-Life is just that LIFE ...even those who are already here. They need to work w/ more adoption agencies, pro-lifers seem to push more for elimination of abortion that saving lives...those who are born...maybe if they let pro-choicers do the education and preventative piece and they focus on helping those already born into a life, and not wanted once here by their mother...they will be more effective. It would be a collaboration. All I have to say ... like I said on another thread. Abortion IS a forgivable sin... if its about being Christian know that you can tell a Christian by the fruits of their Spirit love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness & self control. against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 ... Not guilt or shame...those are not qualities of a Christian... Sometimes the best thing a pro-lifer can do is do work BEFORE the pregnancy occurs... that's when the work truly will matter, in both lives. JMO.

Justine - posted on 03/30/2010

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Quatia Gonzalez, you made a very good argument, though personally I don't know any Pro Life people who haven't volunteered their time at the Pregnancy resource Center (we try to stay away from Planned Parenthood because they support abortion). I have donated clothes, diapers, food and toys to The Pregnancy Resource Center, volunteered there, stopped some friends from having abortions and thinking about their baby instead, have gone through an adoption process myself with my first child but decided to keep him at the hospital. Most pro life people I know have done their part in not having abortions and helping out in their community by donation, volunteering or counseling others in options besides abortion. It makes me feel sad that the pro life people you know don't do any of that, they need to. I am %100 Pro Life because I don't support any form of abortion in any situation. I don't support women making excuses, yes, even if they are raped. We need to be strong and support these women and not judge them and show them that they will in the end fell soo much better for giving a child a chance through adoption to have a life instead of ending one. Two wrongs don't make a right. I also know many women who are scared from having abortions from being raped that need lifetime counseling for it. I just wish everyone who is Pro Life can live an example of a Pro Life. Thank you all for your posts!

Quatia - posted on 03/29/2010

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Pro Choice & Christian. I think about the suffering of that child, carried to term by someone who never wanted it. I dont see the gray area of pro-lifers. Either your pro-life or pro-choice, there cant be "exceptions" you stand behind your choice or you dont. Pro-Choice doesnt give us the option because by nature we are Pro-Life, as well... its a matter of which life that is decided. And sadly many people who are pro-life NEVER considered adoption, have an adopted child, work for an agency that helps those with unwanted pregnancies, volunteered their time in a planned parenthood facility, became a mentor for teen moms... they just say "I could never" and feel those who do are wrong, but are you not equally as wrong being a bystander of your decision and not helping another? At least let your conviction mean something by acting with it, instead of not. Make blankets, deliver food... dont just let prolife be a label and not an advocate. There needs to be more education, instead of Christians sometimes standing behind the brick wall of the "coveted marital bed" b/c that marital bed may not come w/ a virginal wife. The last thing you need is a 15 yr explaining to your teen the "ways of life" ... stop asking the gov't to raise your child right and do it yourself... Puberty starts at 12... be there for it, equipped and ready...

Demetria - posted on 03/28/2010

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In order to pass the Health Care Bill, a stipulation has been made that federal money will not pay for abortions. I agree with Sherry and Yolanda. I'm pro-individual. It is up to each individual person to decide what is right for them, and not a bunch of old guys or other women.

And Diane, did you go on some anti-Obama rampage and just have to post all over the Obama Momma's group because this is like the tenth thread I've seen you on! You seem to be itching to ruffle feathers.

Sandy - posted on 03/26/2010

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Hi Justine,

President Obama has made it clear that he supports the right to have an abortion, but would like to see it rarely used. I think that since you live in a largely Republican state, they're using one issue to cloud the reality that our healthcare system is not taking care of everyone. I agree with you that abortion is wrong, but I support President Obama nontheless. As some of the others have said, no leader is going to have the exact same views that I do. I support him because I agree with him most of the time. Take heart, You are not alone!

JL - posted on 03/21/2010

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Diane, there are communities such as POLITICAL DEBATING MOMS and DEBATING MUMS which is set up for the main purpose of debating social, ideological, and political topics. I would suggest starting a thread in one of those communities to debate the subject of abortion. Pro-choice and Pro-life moms will happily in those communities engage in a heated discussion over abortion..



This community is for SUPPORTERS of Obama and there is a pinned thread that states the rules. The OP specifically asked about Obama supporters who disagreed with abortion and you have specifically stated you do not support him or any democrats therefore you must be over here taking part in this community for the sole purpose of starting something between supporters and non supporters...well once again this is not the community for that this a community for SUPPORTERS of Obama.







Please read the pinned thread concerning FLAME WARS.

Diane - posted on 03/20/2010

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I will never vote for a Democrat because of their stance on abortion. Obama is pro-abortion and so is his wife. He claims to be Christian but this stance is anything but Christian. The life issue for me is fundamental. This is what Obama said.

“Look, I got two daughters — 9 years old and 6 years old,” he said. “I am going to teach them first about values and morals, but if they make a mistake, I don’t want them punished with a baby. I don’t want them punished with an STD at age 16, so it doesn’t make sense to not give them information.”

He sees babies as punishment. He thinks abortion is one solution and an option that every woman should be able to have. Now how on earth is this a Christian stance?
What does this say about him as a father? I think this shows his true heart.
He says he wants to teach them about morals? A Christian looks to the
Word for guidance......what book is he using?

I am curious Nicole......are you also in favor of allowing woman to abort up to full term? If you believe its their body so they should choose.......then your answer would be yes, am I right?
You suggest killing the unborn because it might be poor, it might to addicted to drugs, it might not get support, it might have a bad environment. Who here was born into a utopia a place with no problems. Human life starts at conception that is a scientific fact. You suggest killing to solve problems. Am I right?

Nicole - posted on 03/19/2010

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I support Obama and his pro-choice belief. I believe it is completely up to the woman to decide. Sure getting pregnant is at the fault of the two in action, but think of the people that are getting pregnant...those who don't have a good, solid income, drug addictions, no support, and just a bad atmosphere altogether. Most of those women won't willingly give up their child for adoption to have a better life, but will keep the child and succumb it to their horrid environment. And yes, there are plenty of arguments against that, but we all have our right to opinion, right? :-)

Kristine - posted on 03/17/2010

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None of the health care bills have specified that they would use tax dollars to pay for abortions.

Kristine - posted on 03/17/2010

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I am a Democrat in a Republican state, too. It seems that many of these people are Reps only because of the abortion issue, they really can't see all the good things Dems want to do for the poor and middle class. I would never consider an abortion for myself, but I also think it is wrong to deny coverage for birth control and the "morning after pill," expect the girl/woman to go through the pregnancy, then restrict health care and welfare help - this is what I feel that Republicans do.

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I am very liberal and very much against abortion. I don't care what "professionals" say; my heart tells me it is a person from the moment of conception. That being said, I am also pro-choice. I never thought I would say that. I became pro-choice after listening to Palin talk about how having her baby was Bristol’s choice, and I believed her. I thought if Bristol had a choice why shouldn’t everyone? I believe it is a person because of my faith. But if the laws of this country were based on my faith then they would have to be based on everyone’s faith and there are people out there whose faith scares the hell out of me. The laws of this country should be based on the well being of its citizenry. My adult daughter pointed out to me that abortion has been legal for over 30 years and our system hasn’t collapsed because of it. We might collapse because of our lack of financial regulations and our crappy health insurance system but not because of abortion. I like what Obama is trying to do I just wish he’d give up on the bipartisan garbage and do it!

Whitney - posted on 03/08/2010

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We live in a country where more than 35% of women by the age of 45 will have had at least one abortion.
I'm one of them.
So I guess I feel that since the country and the laws had no interest in abortion until the 1870's, why should they care now? This is a deeply personal decision, and I assure you--it's not an easy one for any woman.

Until there is more support for single moms and impoverished families, it seems cruel to me to force a woman to carry a pregnancy, regardless of the circumstances. And even if there were better social support, I'd still be pro-choice.

It's funny though--as a PC-er, I will agree that I don't like what Obama is doing (or not doing) regarding abortion.

Serene - posted on 03/07/2010

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I'm democrat, love Obama and Pro-choice. I think any women should have he right to choose if they want to keep there unborn child or not.

Keisha - posted on 03/03/2010

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I am very Pro-Obama and I support my president however I cannot find one politician that I agree with 100%. This is why on paper I'm currently a democrat but I consider myself Independent because it really depends on the issue.

Yolanda - posted on 02/23/2010

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I am pro-life i believe that abortion should be a choice. I think if you start putting restrictions on abortion like onlyif you were raped or only if you are a victim of incest, whats to stop lawmakers from extending that out to other aspects of womens civil liberties? i mean everyone has a right to believe what they want about any issue out there, but no one should be able to dictate what a women should do if she gets pregnant. it's unfortunate that some will use it as a source of BC, but in my opinion it would be even more unfortunate if ther stopped letting women make that choice.

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It seems to me that abortion should be an elective procedure, I don't think insurance EVER covers elective procedures. IF! there is a medical issue (or rape/incest), THEN insurance should cover it under a doctor's advice. The problem with a lot of people who are prolife- they don't care under what circumstances the baby was conceived, life is life. I think parents need to do a better job at educating their children, the problem with that is that most parents can't or won't talk to their children, so either they ASSUME that the child will abstain, or they expect the school system to step in...and some people think that the schools shouldn't interfer, but you have to think about the family's when the parents are setting a bad example...those are also the same kids that are into drugs and sex...and this doesn't have anything to do with race or social class...a parent who is more concerned about work than family by need or by desire is all the same.

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Hi Justine,

I am just noticing your question over a month later. I am glad that you asked it. I am a Democrat living in a Republican State as well. You can talk politics to me anytime. I had always been Pro-Choice, until I got pregnant. I can't say that I am on either side because I don't think that fighting over whether abortion should be legal or illegal is addressing the real issue, which to me is not getting pregnant in the first place. I've known and have known of several women who used abortion as a form of birth control. I think it's a form of self loathing and a loss of self respect. Casual Sex is an oxy-moron. Until we convince ourselves of this fact, unwanted pregnancies will continue.

Does anyone know if Obama ever clarified whether he wanted health care for everyone to pay for abortions when they weren't caused by rape or incest or if the mother's life was in jeopardy?

Danielle - posted on 02/13/2010

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Personally, I love Barack Obama. I will never vote for a Republican simply due to the fact that I don't feel as though it's the government's right to decide what a woman can or can not do to her own body. I am 100% pro-life; however, I do realize that there are situations in which another woman could 'justify' an abortion. Just because it's not right for me, does not mean I have the right to vote on something making it illegal for everyone.

Lisa - posted on 02/06/2010

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I feel the same way- a Christian, progressive prolife - love Obama, but don't agree with him on the abortion issue.

Kiera - posted on 01/28/2010

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Hi Justine, I live in Australia, have 3 young children, so I don't get to see much of the news and when I do see the news, it's usually only what's happening around Australia, but when there is something on about Obama I do try to see it. Yes I agree with you on what he is doing for the country and it is great to finally see someone who does actually care about his people, but when it comes to his views on abortions i'm really not sure what they are. My feelings towards abortions are, they should be illegal in every country, but with acceptions for example, being raped, I mean seriously is anyone able to look at their child who was the product of a rape and all they can see is the person who did rape them? Or if there are going to be some kind of medical problem that can't be fixed. But in saying this, there has to be medical proof of everything. I'm very sorry to those who disagree with me, but that is how I feel about abortions, I honestly could never have one just because it's the wrong time in my life. I'm nearly 27 and I have 3 wonderful children aged 71/2, 61/2 and 41/2 and I don't for even 1 minute or second of the day regret having them, even after I was told their father is too young to be having kids and that I should have an abortion, I still refused. I was 18 and my partner was almost 17 when we found out I was pregnant and it was his family that wanted me to terminate not mine.

Jenna - posted on 01/17/2010

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Absolutely it makes sense to look at the whole package. It frustrates me when people ignore 95% of a person and focus on one issue only. Running the country is a pretty complex thing so support a politician who you GENERALLY agree with and is overall a great person.

Michelle - posted on 01/16/2010

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I figure that there is no one person with whom I'm going to agree 100 of policies and beliefs. So I decide what the whole package of desires, stated beliefs and go with what would be best overall regardless of how I might feel about any particular stance.
That make any sense to anyone else?

Danielle - posted on 01/14/2010

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I am not exactly sure about what Obama's feelings are for Abortion, however so far I have supported him all the way.

I have two children, and a long long long time ago I terminated; and to this day I do not regret that decision.

There are girls out there who are viciously raped, or date raped, or victims of incest, there are those who truly believe that you can't fall pregnant the first time, or believe what thir boyfriends say, there are those who are too frightened to ask for help, or don't have anyone they feel they could trust enough to tell...

The list goes on.

I guess I am pro-choice? I think we should have the right to choose. Especially if it is less than 12 weeks term (until then the medical professionals don't consider it a baby).

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