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1 researchok  Wed, Feb 1, 2012 4:41:48pm

I want to credit you again for helping to clarify my stance on abortion. I have always been pro choice but I had never made the matter a priority believing access to women’s health services were well entrenched.

I was wrong and you showed me my assumption was incorrect. Since then, I firmly believe women’s reproductive and health issues are a priority.

Wrench Wench has never made the issue political (it isn’t) and deserves the credit for keeping and addressing the issue as a moral priority.

(I also don’t believe you are a flaming bat shit crazy progressive either, but there is only one bouquet a day for delivery/)

2 theheat  Wed, Feb 1, 2012 7:34:42pm
“I guess I’m a purist,” he said, attributing his reasons to his religious beliefs.

“God doesn’t make mistakes,” he said. “I believe that God is still on the throne and that’s happening for a reason, whether we get it or not.”

His opinion should not restrict women’s access to a legal medical procedure, nor legislate unnecessary, made-up hurdles. And I’m really, really tired of hearing “what God thinks” according to [fill in the blank]. If it’s really that important to micromanage people’s lives, God can personally send a note down with a thunderbolt. Until then, these people need to stop pretending to channel whatever they think their particular version of God thinks, and using it as a club on the rest of the population.

3 wrenchwench  Thu, Feb 2, 2012 10:12:58am

re: #1 researchok

Wrench Wench has never made the issue political (it isn’t) and deserves the credit for keeping and addressing the issue as a moral priority.

I’m glad you like my approach, but it absolutely is political. There’s a moral component too, although I see it differently from you and many others. It’s immoral to deny health care to anyone. It is not immoral to have an abortion. It is political when politicians get involved. They want to make a legal, moral, medical option illegal, by calling it immoral.


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