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    Re: In New York City, 41% of pregnancies aborted

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    Re: In New York City, 41% of pregnancies aborted

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    I felt that it was long ago as well. Perhaps she lived there in the 80s. Those times were dangerous especially in a city like NYC. Nowadays everything is safe....too safe. There is no more spice to NYC. It has becomed to plastic like most of Europe. Its why I prefer cities like Chicago. Actually yeah, Chicago is the only good city in the states.
    The fact that it's gotten safer does not mean that there's no spice or that it's plastic. I guarantee that no matter what you're into, you could find something that would blow your face 7 nights a week.

    I spent a couple weekends in Chicago and that was enough for me. The entire thing felt like one large suburb that closes at 12.

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    Re: In New York City, 41% of pregnancies aborted

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    True as that may be, it's not much of a response. If you think that NYC is somehow lying about the number of murders, explain how.
    Not that anyone actually provided statistics on this, but just the fact that you have to qualify the statement by saying 'big city' means something. It's the same as saying it's the least dangerous of all the most dangerous places.

    As to the actual topic though, if 41% is anywhere close to accurate it's a public health nightmare. Even if you don't feel it's murder (which I do, but that's not the point of this post), you have a tremendous number of people participating in an unneeded behavior that results in risky procedures. But I suppose if you start with the smokers and people eating saturated fats eventually you'll get around to looking at this one.
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    Re: In New York City, 41% of pregnancies aborted

    Quote Originally Posted by Zyroh View Post
    Not that anyone actually provided statistics on this, but just the fact that you have to qualify the statement by saying 'big city' means something. It's the same as saying it's the least dangerous of all the most dangerous places.
    Never been there personally, but I've been told it's safer if you can avoid encounters with police.

    As to the actual topic though, if 41% is anywhere close to accurate it's a public health nightmare. Even if you don't feel it's murder (which I do, but that's not the point of this post), you have a tremendous number of people participating in an unneeded behavior that results in risky procedures. But I suppose if you start with the smokers and people eating saturated fats eventually you'll get around to looking at this one.
    That's 41% of how many pregnancies???

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    Some people are probably viewing these numbers as a 'good thing'...

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    Re: In New York City, 41% of pregnancies aborted

    Women want to go to college instead of be mothers.

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    Re: In New York City, 41% of pregnancies aborted

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    Several reactions:

    1. That statistic is astounding and disheartening. 41% is a sickening rate of abortion, and shows just how messed up our society has become.

    2. What makes you think those babies would grow up to be Democrats? Doesn't NY have a Republican mayor?

    3. What makes you think that most of those abortions weren't paid for by the government in one way or another?

    4. Just from a purely economic standpoint, an abortion is cheaper than a delivery, isn't it?
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    Re: In New York City, 41% of pregnancies aborted

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    Re: In New York City, 41% of pregnancies aborted

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Are YOU ****ing serious???
    Cost wise is specifically what he was referring to - and yes.
    An abortion is a short, outpatient procedure.
    A delivery is not.

    logically - you simply cannot unmake that fact. It is true regardless of emotional reaction.

    It also costs more to raise a child than it costs to not raise a child - gee, imagine that.

    Like it or not - life costs money. It in fact costs a lot of money. when you don't have a lot of money you're just living next to homeless.

    I feel bad for people who go through this entire situation in their personal lives. On one hand they have the pro-life crowd pressuring them to have another child. Then they have the pro-choice supporting, maybe. Then they have those who don't want them dependent on the government for support - and who negatively chide them for having more children . . . and then family - maybe their family doesn't want them to have the child. Maybe their partner promised to be there and then bailed (it's happened to me - happens to a lot).

    What a ****ty situation to be in - where people will hold it against you and loath you no matter what you do.
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    Re: In New York City, 41% of pregnancies aborted

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    The fact that it's gotten safer does not mean that there's no spice or that it's plastic. I guarantee that no matter what you're into, you could find something that would blow your face 7 nights a week.

    I spent a couple weekends in Chicago and that was enough for me. The entire thing felt like one large suburb that closes at 12.
    Chicago is a quiet city. But you have to know where to go. It is much a better city than NYC. NYC did loose its spice and it is way too plastic and that is not something I find enthralling. Even if I can find a little group of cyber-hackers or playboy's or beautiful women. They are all fake. Its pathetic. Everything in NYC is too European but with American values. Its why it sucks.

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    Re: In New York City, 41% of pregnancies aborted

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    Cost wise is specifically what he was referring to - and yes.
    An abortion is a short, outpatient procedure.
    A delivery is not.

    logically - you simply cannot unmake that fact. It is true regardless of emotional reaction.

    It also costs more to raise a child than it costs to not raise a child - gee, imagine that.

    Like it or not - life costs money. It in fact costs a lot of money. when you don't have a lot of money you're just living next to homeless.

    I feel bad for people who go through this entire situation in their personal lives. On one hand they have the pro-life crowd pressuring them to have another child. Then they have the pro-choice supporting, maybe. Then they have those who don't want them dependent on the government for support - and who negatively chide them for having more children . . . and then family - maybe their family doesn't want them to have the child. Maybe their partner promised to be there and then bailed (it's happened to me - happens to a lot).

    What a ****ty situation to be in - where people will hold it against you and loath you no matter what you do.
    Of course, there are ways to not get pregnant in the first place that are cheaper than both abortion and child birth.
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