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    Re: Jilted ex-boyfriend puts up abortion billboard

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    Re: Seriously. A billboard??!

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    You should have put a ring on her finger first you dumb ****. Seriously, **** you asshole, the abortion is as much your fault as it is hers. This is what happens when you choose not to act like a man; she can kill your children at-will and there isn't dick you can do about it. Way to go, father of the year. I hope you choke on your boyfriend's cock.
    While I agree that the guy is a douche, being married wouldn't necessarily have changed anything. She still could have had an abortion and he couldn't do dick about it.
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    Re: Seriously. A billboard??!

    After reading this story, particularly the part where he admits he doesn't know whether she miscarried or had an abortion, I'm more inclined to believe her story. And in that case, he probably should be forced to take it down and retract his statement.
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    Re: Seriously. A billboard??!

    It's just occured to me, if we prosecute this guy do we have to prosecute everyone that does similar on facebook, twitter, forums, blogs, etc? Or does "public" qualify this somehow.

    Either she prosecutes him for libel or this is more BS I've wasted my time on. I don't give the slightest crap about either of these people. Douches exist, so? Do we need a million bad-cop and bad-significant-other threads?

    Tripe (+??!)
    Last edited by ecofarm; 06-08-11 at 07:36 AM.

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    Re: Jilted ex-boyfriend puts up abortion billboard

    Quote Originally Posted by TheBook View Post
    There are several reasons why the law doesn't support him.

    1. It's obvious harassment
    2. It's libel
    3. It's an attempt at a disclosure of (alleged) medical records of someone else

    Her name is mentioned on the billboard (NANI is a fake acronym which just happens to be her first name).

    Also, something of note, the father can decide to use a condom or simply not have sex with the woman in the first place, I'd call that plenty of say. By your logic, a woman should be able to force the man to not wear a condom (if she wants the child, then who is he to say that she can't have it?).
    The problem is that your entire post reeks of a double standard.. She also can choose to not have sex or be on the pill.. So why should she be able to get an abortion?? Sorry.. But your that part of your post is irrelevent.. If he can wear a condomn then she can take a pill.. If he can choose not to have sex then so can she.. By my logic she can force him not to wear a condomn?? Dude?? Lay off the Canadian hash!! No more trips to Vancouver for you!! I never said he could force her not to have it.. Please read my post again.. I did say that he should be able to force her to have the child, so he can raise it on his own.. He is the father after all.. He should have just as much right to that child as she does.. It takes two to make a baby.. Two should decide what to do with it.. If she has the option to terminate the pregnancy and basically walk away.. He should have the same option, should she decide to have it..

    It isn't harrassment.. And there is no liability.. There is also no disclosure of medical records.. You are grasping at straws.. Is a billboard that says smoking can cause cancer a disclosure of medical records?? Give me a break!!

    Her name being Nani is irrelevent.. The general public doesn't know that.. Fake acronym or not.. He is legally covered.. The general public doesn't know her real name nor do they know the acronym is fake.. Unless you can prove they do, then the legal arguement is closed..

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    Re: Jilted ex-boyfriend puts up abortion billboard

    Quote Originally Posted by Viktyr Korimir View Post
    I believe he should be forced to pay out of his own pocket for an ad in the same spot with his face and name and the slogan "I HARASS WOMEN", to be displayed for the same length of time as the original ad is displayed until he is forced to take it down.

    In addition to court-ordered therapy.
    The problem with that is.. That would be harrassment and whoever did it would be liable and he could collect damages.. You all may not like this billboard.. But in reality.. There is nothing wrong with it and it is protected.. As I said in my other post.. As long as the public doesn't know her real name is Nani, and they didn't find out what her name is from him.. You can't legally touch him or the billboard.. That is just how the law works..

    I said in my first post in this thread that I don't like the wording.. What I do like is how helpless it makes fathers appear.. We have no rights according to the law.. It is an issue that should be addressed.. There is no reason courts should favor the mothers when it comes to custody.. There is no reason a man should be forced to pay child support for 18 years for a 1 night stand.. Yes he could have wore a condomn, but he isn't the only one that should have done something.. As long as a women has a right to an abortion.. Which I believe they do.. Fathers should also have a right to an abortion of sorts.. We should have the right to walk away.. I can tell you right now, if a women had face the posibility of raising the child alone and bearing all the expences of raising it.. She might also thing twice about opening those legs or perhaps will put more thought into taking a pill..

    It is all an issue of being fair.. She shouldn't be able to entrap him into providing her with an income for the next 18 years.. Even if it forces him to live beyond poverty..

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    Re: Jilted ex-boyfriend puts up abortion billboard

    Quote Originally Posted by Arcana XV View Post
    Nope. Free speech.
    On paper - yes.
    In reality - there are limitations, which must be.

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    Re: Jilted ex-boyfriend puts up abortion billboard

    Quote Originally Posted by DemonMyst View Post
    The problem with that is.. That would be harrassment and whoever did it would be liable and he could collect damages..
    So it's harassment when the courts do it to him, but it wasn't harassment when he did it to her? No sir, that does not fly.

    Quote Originally Posted by DemonMyst View Post
    You all may not like this billboard.. But in reality.. There is nothing wrong with it and it is protected..
    Like Hell. There is everything wrong with it and there are multiple legal remedies. What I want isn't legal, but he can be ordered to take down the billboard and he can be held in contempt of court for refusing. He can be charged with harassment. And he would be liable for pain and suffering and punitive damages if she pursued this in court.

    Quote Originally Posted by DemonMyst View Post
    As I said in my other post.. As long as the public doesn't know her real name is Nani, and they didn't find out what her name is from him.. You can't legally touch him or the billboard.. That is just how the law works..
    You mean as long as the public doesn't know what you know, that you have learned from the national media coverage the billboard has attracted?

    Quote Originally Posted by DemonMyst View Post
    I said in my first post in this thread that I don't like the wording.. What I do like is how helpless it makes fathers appear.. We have no rights according to the law..
    A scumbag that refused to marry his pregnant girlfriend and then did this after she told him she miscarried?

    The only time I want a subhuman spokesperson is when I'm arguing for ape rights.

    Quote Originally Posted by DemonMyst View Post
    It is an issue that should be addressed.. There is no reason courts should favor the mothers when it comes to custody.. There is no reason a man should be forced to pay child support for 18 years for a 1 night stand.. Yes he could have wore a condomn, but he isn't the only one that should have done something.. As long as a women has a right to an abortion.. Which I believe they do.. Fathers should also have a right to an abortion of sorts.. We should have the right to walk away.. I can tell you right now, if a women had face the posibility of raising the child alone and bearing all the expences of raising it.. She might also thing twice about opening those legs or perhaps will put more thought into taking a pill..

    It is all an issue of being fair.. She shouldn't be able to entrap him into providing her with an income for the next 18 years.. Even if it forces him to live beyond poverty..
    I actually agree with all of this, but none of it has anything to do with what happened here. Further, there is no cause that I support so much that I would stand next to filth to promote it.

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    Re: Jilted ex-boyfriend puts up abortion billboard

    Quote Originally Posted by BDBoop View Post
    She's not some nameless, faceless.

    I dunno. I just think he gives new meaning to the word "jerk".
    That's the wonderful thing about this country - people are free to be a jerk and to speak like one, act like one, and embrace their inner jerk if they so choose. Don't care if she was named, her picture was also on the billboard, etc... it's his free speech to be a jerk. He disagree's with the mothers decision and he's saying so in a very public way. If he misrepresents what occured in the public spectical, certainly he's open to libel but then again, that's just my view which is in no way based on our legal system.
    I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on whats being proposed here, hed agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute. - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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    Re: Seriously. A billboard??!

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    There's a reason why I noted, twice, that I wasn't talking about this particular case, but was speaking in general.
    In general - never acceptable to post abortion / miscarriage / relationship / health anything on a billboard unless it's a 'will you marry me?' sweet thing.

    But if it's to embarass, humiliate, hurt, create drama = unacceptable.

    BUT if someone's hurt over an unwanted abortion - YES - they have the right to voice their opinion and unhappiness. Of COURSE. Every single person has the right to express their emotions, grief, anger, frustration. . . just not on a billboard.

    And if she had an abortion - which may/may not have happened - after evidence of his lifetime of douchery has come to light - I don't blame her if she did.
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