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I disagree with the conviction entirely. In or out, he performed the same function. I do not see any moral wrongdoing on his part.

Originally Posted by FreakyLocz14 View Post
Why should we hold men responsible for the choices that they make, but not women? How is that not indentured servitude? That sounds pretty sexist to me.
And your solution is to make both people indentured servants? How is that any better?

I generally hold the belief that if someone believes they are not ready to be a parent, it's probably true. If someone has good reason not to bring a child into the world, I see no problem with allowing an abortion. I'm not going to get into the discussion about exactly when we should draw the line, but I do believe that abortion has a net positive effect. I see no problem with allowing it in most cases, ethically speaking.
Doctors Without Borders: one of the few charity groups you can rely on to actually do real good in the world.

"The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all." - H. L. Mencken, unsourced

"There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'"- Isaac Asimov, Column in Newsweek (21 January 1980) [source]
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