Slightly OT: Pete Ashdown for Utah Senator in 2006
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Tue Jul 12 13:11:12 MDT 2005
Eric Jensen wrote:
>Josh Hansen wrote:
>>Someone who is "pro-choice" doesn't necessarily think it's okay for them
>>to get an abortion personally, only that they don't think the government
>>should outlaw it for those who don't have religious beliefs against it.
>>Perhaps that is what she meant. Is it wrong, according to LDS
>>doctrine, to support the legalization of things that are forbidden by
>>LDS doctrine, since not everybody is LDS?
>That's more of how I see it. "Pro-choice" doesn't mean "guaranteed
>abortion", it means exactly what it says it means, that you would like
>the choice. Many pro-choice decide to not have an abortion when the
>decision comes around, they just don't want the decisions made for
>them. So you can be very LDS and be pro-choice. Your choice will just
>be to not have the abortion.
This is exactly why the debate rages on with no end in sight. It is
polarized. Each side is arguing for a stance that doesn't necessarily
conflict with the other. Pro-Choice doesn't always mean anti-abortion
and pro-life doesn't always mean anti-choice for most people who can
logically reason with each other.
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