ANSWERS: 100
  • It depends. If you have willing sex and get yourself knocked up, too bad deal with the consequences. However anyone that believes a pregnant girl who was raped by her father should keep the child is a fool.
  • I believe in the right to choose for the first three months. Afterwards no.
  • If I say that instead of abortion, a woman carrying an unwanted baby should choose adoption, would that make me pro-choice? After all, abortion isn't the only choice. My wife and I chose to have our baby, so the whole thing confuses me.
  • Pro-life. What is life worth to you? http://jesus-is-savior.com/Evils%20in%20America/Abortion%20is%20Murder/number_of_abortions.htm Thank you and may God bless you. :) -In Jesus' Name.
  • Pro-choice for the first 20 weeks. After that the fetus can feel pain, so no abortion after that.
  • definitly Pro-Life.
  • Pro-life if you did it on purpose...but if the girl was raped like Fox Happy stated, why would she want to remember a horrific event like that in her life? It should be pro-choice in that consequence.
  • Pro-choice for it is a womans right,for it is her body.Women have a hard enough time to decide on what to do without being forced and judged if they decide not to have a baby.If it was illegal then they would have an abortion illegally by some butcher and may get an infection or may never be able to have children again because of internal damage.At least now they can still go to doctors that are trained in this.Why should religious morals supercede ones safety.When life begins will be debated and has been debated for centuries.
  • Pro-life all the way. Although, I don't want to go guns blazing and change laws. I think instead, pro-lifers should work on alternatives for women who are on the fence and change the face of abortion that way. Make it more socialy acceptable to give a child for adoption. More resources for lower income families/single moms and dads, etc. More love, less hate.
  • Pro-choice. If you want to give away your baby, go ahead. If you want to keep it, go ahead. Just remember that just because you don't want to have an abortion doesn't mean that you should stop everybody else from having one.
  • Absolutely 100% Pro-Life! You knew what you were doing when you decided to have sex, you knew you were risking getting pregnant, why should an innocent child have to die because of your selfish stupidity!
  • Without a second thought, Pro-Life. Death is not a very good choice, and the option to give a human a chance to live is always a better option.
  • prochoice until the baby has a nervous system or watever - until it's not just a body that can't feel pain pretty much
  • that programme is dead. move on.
  • I see a whole lot of people making judgment calls about other women's bodies, but I don't see any of those women here today. How about we leave it up to the women who know what's best for their own situations?
  • Pro-Life
  • pro choice, you choose to have sex, you choose to use protection, knowing it may fail and a pregnancy may occur, ANTI abortion. It is not just the woman's body affected, but also the body of the unborn child she is carrying. I know some people will say it isn't a baby, but then please tell me, what is it, an eggplant that magically turns into a baby at the moment of birth?
  • Oh, they both suck hard.
  • PRO-LIFE.
  • Pro-choice until a heart beat develops (around 6 weeks) then pro-life.
  • Pro choice. A baby isnt a baby until its in the fourth month.
  • Pro~Life all the way
  • The question isn't "do you think abortion is a good thing?" The question is, "should the government make it illegal to get an abortion?" If it's illegal, people will still do it, but it will be dangerous, done with coat hangers in the bathroom, unsterile, teenage girls will die... The Pro-life and Pro-choice folks should merge their resources and work to prevent unwanted pregnancies...much more effective!
  • Pro Life for myself, Pro Choice for everyone else
  • Pro choice is pro life. The so called pro lifers are in fact very much against viable life and quality of life and thrive on bigoty, ignorance and hatred.
  • Pro-Choice if the mother is in a bad situation in her life, it's not fair to the baby to be brought up in that. Pro-Life if it is someone using abortion as the only method of birth-control.
  • I am pro life in that I think most people deserve to be alive. I am also pro choice in that people should be allowed to make their own decisions about thier own life. I have signed a DNR statement, so while I want to live, if I am dead or dying, I do not want people to try to bring me back. Is that what you were asking about?
  • Might I just add a thought? I once heard this illustration several years ago, and I found it quite interesting. *** A college class was debating abortion when the lecturer gave this question: "A man and a woman come to you for advice. He has the disease Syphillis, she has Tuberculosis. They have had four children already. The first was born blind, the second deaf. The third child died, while the fourth child has contracted Syphillis. Now she is pregnant again, and are asking for your advice. If you recommend an abortion, they will do it. What is your advice?" The class debated for a while and in the end the majority of people voted to recommend an abortion. "Congratulations," the lecturer replied. "You just killed Beethoven." *** The problem with arguing for or against abortion as an issue on its own is that it's like sticking a band-aid over a bullet hole. While abortion is an issue on its own, I see it as only a symptom of a much deeper issue. I'm not talking about illicit sex or failure to use protection - these are all symptoms of the same core issue: selfishness. Apart from medical requirement, when 'life and limb' are at risk, I have been unable to find a single reason for abortion that isn't 100% selfish. I could not think of anybody who, if thinking selflessly of the child they were carrying, would voluntarily kill that child. I've heard of women who had abortions because the unexpected pregnancy interfered with their long-planned around-the-world holiday. Selfish. I've heard of women who had abortions because they were too enslaved to their careers to make the sacrifices needed for children. Selfish. I've heard of women who had abortions simply because they didn't like the father of the child. Purely, utterly, completely selfish. The problem is that human beings are completely selfish, and no matter how much anybody argues, you can see in mankind's everyday life their penchant for self preservation and self promotion. Individualism is a symptom of selfishness. Moral relativity is a symptom of selfishness. Now I can guess the kind of flames that might come at such statements, but can anybody prove me wrong? Can you justify that, apart from medical requirement, there is any reason for abortion that is not completely selfish? I think any reasonable person would struggle to find even one. The second thing I would like to point out is the issue of 'destiny' and potential. Where would this world be had certain people not been born? What if Beethoven's parents had aborted him? What about the late Dr. Victor Chang, pioneer of open heart surgery? What about Mother Theresa, or the late Sir Fred Hollows (who performed cataract surgery in Africa for thousands of cataract victims)? Whether you believe a child is 'human' from conception or not, it is really irrelevant, because left unhindered, that embryo *will* grow into a human being - a human being with a future and possibly a destiny. Who are we to play God and decide who gets a chance at life and who doesn't? Who are we to decide that the world gets to go without the potential contribution of that child. Just take ten minutes to think of all the people you know in your life who have made a difference - either in your own life or in the world around you - and then think what this world would be like if they'd never been born. Think about your own life and the differences you've made in people's lives. What if you had been aborted? What then? Who would fill that gap in their lives that was just the right shape for you? At the end of the day I do not support abortion because to me it is a symbol of the deepest levels of selfishness and greed that you can find in humanity. I class it next to murder because the principle is identical - a person deciding that they can take control of another's right to live. They put people in prison for a very long time when it comes to taking the life of another human being. What makes killing an embryo now any different that suffocating that child when they're three years old, or shooting them dead when they're a teenager? If you knew that your next baby was going to grow up to be the next Beethoven or Mother Theresa, would you have an abortion? If not, why would you do it to any other child? Just something to think about.
  • Pro-Choice ...all the way
  • I'm pregnant. Would you have the guts to look at an ultrasound of my baby like the one I saw yesterday - watch the tech measure all the relevant parts, see a little beating heart, watch the little fists and feet push the ultrasound machine out of its space, and then tell me to my face that it's not a baby, and I have the right to kill it if I don't want it anymore. That if having a baby is going to "ruin" my life, I have the right to kill the baby, so my life stays as lousy as it probably is to begin with if a baby would ruin it. I'm pro-life. I'm planning to adopt some of those children in the not too distant future. The ones whose mothers didn't want them, or couldn't keep them, for whatever reason. I don't think that dead babies are happier than adopted babies - or even babies whose lives aren't perfect. At least they HAVE a life.
  • To quote Hicks "It’s your choice, case closed, bottom line, the end. Oh and by the way, that 3 month old kid in your belly is not a fucking human being, its just a bunch of congregated cells… you're not a human, until you're in my phonebook" Questions?
  • I guess I am both. If I were in the situation, worst case scenario would be to give the child up for adoption (which I am sure I would urge whoever I got pregnant to keep it). But, at the same time, I don't think that I or anyone has the power to say someone can't abort their child. Let them live with the mistakes they make and if there is a God, let him judge them.
  • to clarify: a woman has the right to choose to do with her own body as she will. for example, if she does not want to bear children, she should stick some sharp object into her uterus and rip it to shreds....better yet, yank the whole thing out and be done with it. but it's another matter entirely when a distinctly different living entity is contained within her organ. it's no longer solely her body which is under discussion. so, if it's not clear already....i'm sicking of people asserting a woman has the right to choose when it comes to her body. that line is so old, ignorant, and overrated.
  • Pro Life :)
  • For the most part I am Pro-Life. I do think there are times when abortion is an option. I consider it justifiable homicide.
  • Pro-life
  • Pro-choice.
  • Were it my business to choose, I would generally prefer an option that involves carrying the child to term. However, it's *Not* my business, because I'm not in the position of making that choice. So often, people seem to see the "Pro-Life" vs. "Pro-Choice" debate as a matter of stark black & white, and things get made out to look as though just because someone thinks abortion should be an option, they also think that it's the best one. As an avid advocate of choice in matters of pregnancy and abortion, I can say with all sincerity that I don't. Abortion, obviously, is not ideal by any means, it does end something that has the potential to become a human life, can be very traumatic for the woman, and is just plain unpleasant all around. But it's still the woman's choice to make, and no amount of unpleasantness can change that. I believe that alternatives like adoption should be promoted, and that there should be extensive public service sex ed. programs to insure that the general populus knows enough to keep unwanted pregnancies to a minimum. But that's the most that can be done without robbing people of their fundamental right to choice, and if a woman still makes the choice to abort her pregnancy, that's no one else's business.
  • Pro Life, abortion is murder, and those who have it will burn in hell, right next to Bush, and Cheney..
  • Pro-Life, as it gives a choice to the unborn.
  • It can really all depend for me. I feel bad for kids who are like, 15 years younger than their parents but I have known someone who has gotten pregnant when she was rapped and she at least gave the kid up for adoption. But honestly, I worry about more important things. We kill millions of living animals each day and they were alive (as in had a life) and alert.
  • Pro-choice, with a strong belief in age-appropriate science-based sex AND family-life education. Because every child should be a wanted child, wanted by both parents, wanted by parents who will still want it when it's loud and sticky and not sleeping and keeping you from partying. I'm not pro-abortion. I'd hope no-one *should* ever have to make that choice- but I want it to be available.
  • Life. There are tons of people ready, willing and able to provide a loving home to an unwanted child. Terminating a pregnancy would not only be a tragedy for an unborn soul but also deprive others of the blessings of life, love and happiness. Think of this, What if the one you cared the most for, right now in you life, was never given the opportunity to touch the ones they have in their life.
  • I'm pro-life, but what you do with your life is none of my business.
  • Pro Choice. It's the womans right to decide what she chooses to do with the fetus growing inside of her. No one else should get involved.
  • Pro life by conviction.
  • Jesus Fucking Chris on a stick. How many times has this been asked? This is just another chance for the fundie pro-lifers to downrate anyone they disagree with, as always. Pro-choice, the government has no right to tell anyone what they can do with their bodies.
  • I consider myself both. I'm all for life, but I also recognize that ultimately, it's not my choice to make.
  • Under the public label, Pro-Choice. In my own mind, pro-life, because I do not feel that a blob of cells with no nervous system, let alone brain, is a human in the sense that we normally understand it. This is the fundamental disagreement: to we regard as a person something that could, if well cared for, someday show all the traits we recognise and honour in each other? I say no, something that could become a person is not necessarily a person. Others say yes.
  • I’m sorry…This was meant to be a response to another answer to this question. Not an answer itself. Valid point, however, as a person of faith I don’t believe we have the right to make that decision. As for Hitler…There were a lot of things that went wrong that led to him coming to power and enabling him to do what he did. I am a German immigrant so don’t get me started on Hitler. He has been judged for what he has done. What crimes has an innocent child done to warrant the death penalty?
  • Pro-life for me, Pro-choice for everyone else. I'm all for people doing whatever the hell they want, and letting the consequences fall where they may. Sometimes I may dish out a consequence or two if someone does something I don't agree with that affects me personally, but not in this case, none of my damn business.
  • if men could get pregnant abortion would be a sacrament
  • Pro-choice for sure. But, I don't think abortion should be used as a form of birth control. Use a condom every time you have sex if you don't want a baby. Also, use birth control. If you use both and still get pregnant, you should be able to choose.
  • Both. I hate it when people want to force you to chose. It's beyond that. I stand staunchly behind the constitution and peoples fundamental rights and believe that we all have the individual right to choose. I also think that abortion is a cop-out for irresponsibility and I think we have to change how people think about it on a societal level. Ultimately the woman needs to have the choice but it would be better if she would have chosen to be more careful as well as the lover. If you don't want to have an abortion for whatever reason, don't get your ass pregnant. Too easy.
  • Pro-life forever... ive watch the documentary Silent Scream and it was really so much... the baby inside the womb screamed in pain as he was being torned slowly... do you think it died directly? no, he didnt... he died slowly.. screaming in pain.. yet no one could hear him scream... slowly dismembered and torned... and because the brain was too big... it is crushed... imagine... im Pro-life... you can see for your self...
  • Pro-Life without one ounce of doubt. Just because the baby,(not too crazy about the term fetus) cannot talk doesn't mean he/she does not know what is going on. I think from the moment of conception it is a human being. This line should be used more often from The Ten Commandments. "Thall shall not kill." Ok, ok, I know, I just came out of a college government class and literally it is legal for abortions to take place. The moral issue is what is up for debate. In my opinion, legally or not, abortion is murder. Just my personal opinion.
  • Pro-choice by political standards, but pro-life for me personally.
  • Pro-choice... until the foetus is in fact a baby then it's part of the woman's body she can do with it whatever she wants, but after a certain point when it becomes an actual person (in the non-religious sense, because i know some claim that that is immediate) that becomes a grey area which depends on the situation.... but it should be very carefully thought about as an option, not just used as birth-control... which i don't belive is that common anyway, as it's a traumatic experience anyway... Waits patiently for arguments and DRs...
  • I am pro-life, because what would have happened to me if my parents would have been pro-choice?
  • i'm pro-life there's always adoption
  • i am pro choice. never give away your right to choose about your body
  • I am pro-life, abortion is the ending of an innocent life, plain and simple.
  • pro-choice. I would rather see someone end a life that hasn't started than have a child unwanted and bring them into the world to be abused or neglected or be a burden to taxpayers. Not to mention what about women raped? Should they be forced to have the kid? It should be the choice of every person whether or not to bring the child into the world. I don't know why religions have a problem with this when they kill in the name of god but dont want some idiot who has no right having a child bringing one into the world
  • I am pro life in most cases, the only excpetion I have is Rape, but if a u screw with someone purposly and get pregant its ur responsiblity to deal with it properly, but with rape u did not ask for it, and carrying the child can cause emotional harm and in that instance i think termination of the life is allowed also if the mothers life is being put at risk because of the child then its ok, well depending on the situation, if the baby can still be carried long enough to be saved then do that but if not then save the mother
  • pro-choice,a fetus is not an inderpendant human being untill it can suvive outside of the womb,in the early stages it's just a collection cells,i do hoever beleive the cut of date should be under constant review as medical advances are made.is the cut off date the same around the world,in the u.k it's 24 weeks.
  • Pro-Life..there are far too many ways to avoid a pregnancy. If the mothers life is at risk then I can understand pro choice, but it is too easy now to have unprotected sex and if it results in a pregnancy no problem just kill it. :)
  • I am Pro Life when it comes to babies but after they get a few years on them I change. I see a lot of undiciplined children that if I had known in advance how they were going to be raised....I would hav been Pro Abortion.
  • I think the choice is at conception. I consider myself pro-choice, but most people would call me pro-life. Once you're pregnant, you made your choice. There are exceptions of course... health of the mother, rape, etc.
  • i am a pro-life coz i think... human life starts in conception it is wrong to directly take innocent life when there is conception there is innocent human life therefore it is wrong to do direct abortion...
  • Pro-life 4 life!
  • a former pro-choice, pro-lifer if the family can support it
  • I don't think anyone else has a right to decide for someone else, for many reasons... ;-)
  • Pro-choice! Freedom is the key word here. We should be allowed to make personal decisions regarding our own body without government or religious interference.
  • pro-life. why not adoption? if youre not able to raise the thing, why werent you on birth control? i know accidents happen though, but its your responsibility to accept the repercussions and give your child a chance at a happy life.
  • Pro-choice... It is a decision I could never personally make, but I will not interfere in anothers' right to do so.
  • Pro Choice! And thats all I have to say about that.
  • Pro choice
  • Depends on the situation. If someone got raped and didn't want to keep the child, I can see how they would get an abortion as immediately as they could. I don't think someone should get an abortion past a few weeks. It's unfair to the kid that a lot of times it's parents are irresponsible or that accidents happen, but hey, if the abortion is early on, I doubt the child will know the difference. This is because the brain doesn't develop in the human fetus till about 4 weeks, so technically it wouldn't be able to feel pain or even be able to know what the hell is going on. My answer.
  • Well, honestly, a little of both. I really hate the fact that abortion is used as a form of birth control. I wish this wasn't the case. I wish that 100% of the babies that are conceived were 100% wanted. However, I would never take away a woman's right to decide what happens to her own body, especially in the case of rape, or a pregnancy that could kill her. I'm not saying those are the only two reasons acceptable - it depends on the woman and her reasons.
  • I'm pro-life for the most part
  • I am pro-life. It is not just an ideology the I espouse. I have lived it. I was a few months away from achieving my life's dream by signing a major recording contract when I was date raped at the age of sixteen. I became pregnant. I was told by the execs that the deal was off unless, I had an abortion. I told them thanks, but no thanks and walked away. I had my son the summer between my junior and senior year. I didn't go back. I got my GED a few years later. By today standards my life was ruined, but I don't believe that. Today, my greatest joy is watching my beautiful, blond, blue eyed, 6'4" nineteen year old go up for a rebound, grab the ball, take it down the court and slam dunk it. His smile is (there are no words). He is a beautiful person, inside and out. All that I gave up to have and keep him, was to me a very small price to pay for the joy, humor, and love he has brought to me. P.S. His name is Anthony Jonathan, it translates " priceless gift from God" which is exactly what he is.
  • I am against abortion, but at the same time do respect any woman right to say yes or no to abortion. It is their bodies and decisions, not mine problem and/or business. I think pro-choice is my way to go. :) My 2 cents.
  • I'm personally Pro-Life--I would never ever terminate my own pregnancy, regardless of how it happened. However, I am PRO-CHOICE overall, because I don't believe that I have the right to tell a woman that she needs to have a baby she doesn't want. I believe that each woman should get to make the choice.
  • pro-choice
  • pro-choice. *waits for the negative ratings*
  • Pro-life. I figure you already had your choice when you chose to have sex, presuming you agreed to it.
  • Pro-Choice as long as the nervous system has not started to develop. I cannot imagine the consequences of bringing an unwanted child into this world.
  • Religion is just a scapegoat for people who are scared to stand alone in a battle. Personally it is a persons choice of how they wish to handle their affairs. If it is not your sperm or egg that is involved then keep your intrusvie nose to yourself. Religion isused too often as an excuse for war, murder, condemation, and on and on. Mr Bill
  • I feel it is the right of the woman to decide one way or another if they choose to keep the baby or not.I am sure it is a hard decision to make and very stressful.To put more judgment on them in any form will not help them with their decision and making them feel guilty for religious reasons makes no sense..
  • I think it is murder. Bring on the DR's
  • Limitedly pro-choice, for special cases. Although my reason is based on personal issues, like I am disabled, but I'll have to get married because I can't take care of myself. Pregnancy scares me so much that I condemn my uterus for being there. (Living in a crazy home also scares me, btw, but not as much as being a single mother would.) Also, since most politicians are pro-life seem to be anti-birth control (which is moronic, because I see birth control as being pro-life; it's stops the life from occurring), I will remain pro-choice until something better pops up. I am usually agreeing with Galooly. But this time, I am ambivalent.
  • I have problems with both sides. The pro-life people have no problems with capital punishment. On the other side they say it's the woman's body and she can do what she wants with it, but, no, it's the baby's body. Still, I vote pro-choice on general principles. There are too many fanatics on the pro-life side and I have an aversion to fanatics.
  • Pro-Choice.
  • Pro-choice see my ballot for more explanation
  • Both. I hate that abortion is used by some as birth control, but I would never take away a woman's rights to her own body.
  • pro-choice
  • I am pro-choice.
  • I am pro-choice, but would probably have a hard time getting an abortion MYSELF.
  • Pro-Choice

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