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Old 04-21-2013, 09:12 AM   #464
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Originally Posted by houghtam View Post
You want to govern by ideology, but you don't live in the real world. If you outlaw abortion outright, but don't address these issues, the number of abortions will not drop, whether the procedure is legal or not, will not drop. Even if you really, truly believe that the poor are the cause of all their own problems, you still have to address the issues that your economic and social policies cause. If you don't, it's just empty rhetoric. We offer solutions, you offer shame and punishment.
^ This is what any rational, reasonable, intelligent person understands. It's interesting to me that the same people who are so concerned about the unwanted unborn care so little about the unwanted born.
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