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    Re: Should be "pro-choice" be renamed to "anti-life"?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheBook View Post
    Erm, why? The point is still valid, you can support something being a legal option without necessarily supporting the thing itself. I think people should be able to swear profusely or show nudity on T.V.

    I personally wouldn't necessarily watch shows that did so, but I still think it is their right to do so.
    Its not about supporting it or not supporting it. Its about that they are not the same on the basis of rights and you are comparing them as if they are. Being allowed to smoke pot is a right that a person has that doesn't affect anyone else other than the pot smoker. The woman having an abortion affects more than just her right to her body and is a in fact a balance of rights between two parties that must be judged on a case to case basis to see which rights of each party are in play to allow the possibility to make logical conclusion to what the decision should actually be.

    Comparing it as if its cut and dry does NOT work.

    Btw, I like your stances on your examples.

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    Re: Should be "pro-choice" be renamed to "anti-life"?

    Quote Originally Posted by roughdraft274 View Post
    If someone believes in the first amendment and therefor believes that people should be able to say racist things but the person doesn't like the idea of saying racist things does that make them a pro-racist person? I don't like abortions but in general I kind of think it's something that women should have as an option.

    Pro-abortion means you favor people having abortions I haven't met many people in favor of this ever. Pro choice means you support people being able to choose. That's what it means to me anyways.
    I consider myself to be pro-life (anti-choice?) but I think this is an important distinction that many people fail to see.

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    Re: Should be "pro-choice" be renamed to "anti-life"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Alfons View Post
    The opponents of abortion are "pro-life", but to call pro-abortion movement as "pro-choice" is not true and misleading because abortion is a murder, the womans have the right to know that in reality the supporters of abortions are "anti-life",but not fine, nice, fluffy-bunny and politically correct "pro-choice". Do you agree with, please vote.
    The bolded part is an opinion, not a fact, based off the facts that help build your case. The notion that abortion is nothing more than a medical procedure is also an opinion, not a fact, based off the facts that help build their case. The term "pro-life" accurately depicts the views of the majority on that side based on their view of the situation. Similarly, "pro-choice" accurately describes the position of the majority on the other side based on their view of the situation. In both cases, the "opposte" term attempting to be applied to the other side....anti-choice and anti-life...are severely lacking and horribly misleading through political spin as it attempts to supplant their own sides views onto the other side and then categories their choice based on that.

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    Re: Should be "pro-choice" be renamed to "anti-life"?

    The simple reality is that the vast majority of people who are "pro-choice" are not pro-abortion....they simply believe that it is a choice best left to the woman and her doctor....period.
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    Re: Should be "pro-choice" be renamed to "anti-life"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Alfons View Post
    The opponents of abortion are "pro-life", but to call pro-abortion movement as "pro-choice" is not true and misleading because abortion is a murder, the womans have the right to know that in reality the supporters of abortions are "anti-life",but not fine, nice, fluffy-bunny and politically correct "pro-choice". Do you agree with, please vote.
    The government has not determined it is murder. I consider it more a sin than murder.

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    Re: Should be "pro-choice" be renamed to "anti-life"?

    To those that think abortion should be legal, but rare, why do you care about it being rare?

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    Re: Should be "pro-choice" be renamed to "anti-life"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    The correct terminology for both sides should be pro-abortion and anti-abortion.

    Adding things like "choice" and "life" is only meant to emotionalize the debate, because I know of a lot of pro-"choicers" that don't like other choices and a lot of pro-"lifers" that support things like the death penalty and defensive killing.
    There's nothing wrong with defensive killing.

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    Re: Should be "pro-choice" be renamed to "anti-life"?

    First, no one is pro abortion. No one thinks it's a great activity for a sunny afternoon. To imply otherwise stupid and insulting. Second, the issue is not about pro or anti life. It's about when life begins. People who are pro-choice do not think murder is OK, the don't see it as murder. I understand the controversy about when life begins. I don't understand why some insist on lying about the other side by saying they want to murder babies. At least have the decency to have a truthful debate.
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    Re: Should be "pro-choice" be renamed to "anti-life"?

    Quote Originally Posted by TOJ View Post
    To those that think abortion should be legal, but rare, why do you care about it being rare?

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    Well, they really don't want it at all. But they live in the real world and know that's not possible. It means I don't like it but I'm not going to stop you. I'm just going to ask you to be more careful. So that it doesn't become a sort of birth control.

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    Re: Should be "pro-choice" be renamed to "anti-life"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Layla_Z View Post
    First, no one is pro abortion. No one thinks it's a great activity for a sunny afternoon. To imply otherwise stupid and insulting. Second, the issue is not about pro or anti life. It's about when life begins. People who are pro-choice do not think murder is OK, the don't see it as murder. I understand the controversy about when life begins. I don't understand why some insist on lying about the other side by saying they want to murder babies. At least have the decency to have a truthful debate.
    Layla_Z. OK I'll rember you're a very sensible person.

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