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  • Lgflansang added a comment

    Hi I am doing research on the abortion debate here in Washington focusing on the Pain_capable unborn child protection act but also looking at previous legislation. I am hoping being part of this group will help me keep track with the developments in congress & the senate on abortion legislation

  • Chris_Tax added a comment

    Us pro lifers are gaing montumn slowly We need to fucus on the 2014 election getting our base voters to the polls Chris Owner CEL Financial Services

  • 3blake7 added a comment

    I am attempting to come up with a new Abortion position, that balances the equation of three individuals with equal rights and synthesizes the philosophical motivations behind both the Pro-Life and Pro-Choice positions. I am calling this position True Life Equality or more literally Pro-Choice with a Pro-Life twist. To establish logical consistency despite the biological differences between the sexes requires one to think outside the proverbial box. In a pregnancy both the male and female contributed a single cell, their own DNA to the embryo so it is quite literally, 50-50 father and mother. To achieve equal rights between the mother and father, I advocate that it be legally required for the mother and her doctors to make reasonable attempts at informing the father. If there is a situation in which the mother feels the father should not be informed, it should be addressed using law enforcement agencies and the Court systems. I would also advocate that any organization offering maternal leave must also offer paternal leave and cannot discriminate on the basis of sex. I am sure most new mothers would appreciate it if their husbands to could take time off after the birth and give themselves a much needed respite. It has been documented that men rape women and women rape men so in the cases of rape, once found guilty, the rapist would forfeit their rights to the child, regardless of their gender. We have achieved equality between the mother and father and must now extend the reasoning to the third life involved, the unborn child. In the United States of America we believe in individual rights and I advocate that these individual rights extend to the fertilized zygote, since it is now possible that it has unique DNA. The mother has rights to her body and can choose to give birth or have an abortion but she does not have the right over the body of the unborn child. The mother can choose to abort or more accurately to deny life support to the unborn child, but the parents and doctors must attempt to preserve the unborn child's life, regardless of the mother's choice to abort or carry the unborn child to term. Very little would change, the only noticeable change would be that doctors would now develop new techniques to remove the implanted embryo without damaging it. If the operation is successful, the removed embryo would be stored using cryopreservation. The success rate for storing cells and achieving a successful implantation is only 10-30% at best but could be improved upon with more trial and error. This idea may repulse some of you as ideas of human experimentation come to mind but I must remind you that the current process places the aborted embryos in biological waste containers for incineration. As doctors would do for any born human being, they will attempt to preserve life, even if the odds are not so good. On to practical matters, the cryopreservation would be expensive but the cost would be reduced with demand. I would also advocate taking preventative measures to reduce abortion, such as subsidizing contraceptives such as condoms and birth control pills as well as pregnancy tests. With this position, we can achieve equal rights between the mother, father and unborn child as well as reconcile the differences between Pro-Life and Pro-Choice. What do you think?

  • chrismarklee added a comment

    The 2014 election is coming we need to focus on electing more pro life people. Merry Christmas, Chris Owner CEL Financial Services Tax Return Preparer Registered bonded California CTEC Tax Preparer