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Pro-Choicer: Abortion is “positive social need”

Pro-Choice author Rosalind Petchesky, in Abortion and Woman’s Choice, says: “Rather than apologize for abortion, feminists must proclaim loudly—as they did in the late 1960s and the early 1970s—that access to safe, funded abortion is a positive social need of … Continue reading

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Abortion was like going to the dentist

From a woman who had an abortion: “It was so easy to arrange. It was so quick and efficient that it was very easy to turn off from the fact that you were having an abortion. It was probably less … Continue reading

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Prayer for women after their abortions justifies abortion

Rosemary Radford Ruether from Woman-Church provides a new prayer for a woman who has had an abortion: The article in First Things says: “Woman-Church, provides the “new words, new prayers, new symbols” that will free women from patriarchy and allow them “to … Continue reading

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Woman calls her abortion “pleasant”

From a woman who had an abortion: “It was reasonably pleasant..…It only took three minutes. You come around virtually immediately. Just feeling a bit woozy. And then, there we were in the next room, in a row, like factory farming, … Continue reading

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“I like abortion” says pro-choicer

Pro-abortion advocate Sady Doyle comments on Katha Pollit’s idea that abortion is a great thing: Abortion saves lives, improves lives, and makes for a stronger society. ….Personally, I like abortion. I’ve never needed one. I’m still glad to have the option. … Continue reading

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Abortion doulas: you’re “not responsible” if woman chooses wrong

In a book for and about abortion doulas (people who “emotionally support” women while they have their abortions, under “Tips for Self-Care” it says: “You are not responsible if she went through with an abortion she ultimately didn’t really want … Continue reading

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Abortion supporter compares babies to mold and weeds

Patricia Beninato, founder of the now defunct site Imnotsorry.net, where women wrote positive stories about their abortions, said: Yes, a fetus is alive. But weeds are life and mold is life and bugs are life and we destroy those on … Continue reading

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Pro-choicer explains support for infanticide

British abortion supporter John Harris points out how the argument that a fetus with no rights becomes a baby with rights simply by traveling down the birth canal makes no sense: “We can terminate for serious foetal abnormality up to … Continue reading

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Pro-choice doctor on the “beginning of human life”

Dr. Thomas Verney  is pro-choice but considers abortion to be the taking of human life. He encourages doctors to tell the truth to their patients: “I believe the choice to have or not have a child should be left up … Continue reading

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Abortion is birth control, says pro-choicer

Patricia Beninato, who once ran a site called Imnotsorry.net where women shared positive abortion stories, says that abortion is birth control: One of the peeves I have is that there seems to be a mindset even within the pro-choice community … Continue reading

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