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Quote Left There's certainly a lot more to what the Supreme Court does than abortion rights. If we focus too much on abortion, we're missing questions about, say, executive authority over the war on terror. We're missing important questions about civil rights and equal protection. We're missing issues that could affect Americans, a larger percentage. Quote Right
Quote Left Although every organized patriarchal religion works overtime to contribute its own brand of misogyny to the myth of woman-hate, woman-fear, and woman-evil, the Roman Catholic Church also carries the immense power of very directly affecting women's lives everywhere by its stand against birth control and abortion, and by its use of skillful and wealthy lobbies to prevent legislative change. It is an obscenity -- an all-male hierarchy, celibate or not, that presumes to rule on the lives and bodies of millions of women. Quote Right
Quote Left The five pro-abortion public officials highlighting today's 20th anniversary luncheon for Emily's List each need to hear the Catholic Church's teachings about abortion. These women, who claim to be Catholic, all adamantly defy the Church. It would be my hope that each of their bishops contacts them as soon as possible to remind them it is impossible to be Catholic and pro-abortion. Quote Right
Quote Left Another key element of human ecology is the inviolability of human life, especially at its beginning and its end. The Holy See insistently proclaims that the first and most fundamental of all human rights is the right to life, and that when this right is denied all other rights are threatened. The assumption that abortion and euthanasia are human rights deserving legislative sanction is seen by the Holy See as a contradiction which amounts to a denial of the human dignity and freedom which the law is supposed to protect. A society will be judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members; and among the most vulnerable are surely the unborn and the dying. Quote Right
Quote Left A pro-life advocate sees abortion as a sin against God who infuses life at the moment of conception. A pro-choice advocate sees abortion as a decision to be made in accordance with the best scientific opinion as to when the beginning of life, as we know it, occurs. Quote Right
Quote Left There are many religious-based social issues that are so hard for society to address right now things like abortion and capital punishment they're better left for another time, ... It Takes a CEO: Leading with Integrity. Quote Right
Quote Left In the short run, the 'federalism revolution' of the 1990s is undeniably his most significant substantive achievement. But whether these rulings will survive in the long run, or instead be reversed, remains to be seen. It's much more likely that the Rehnquist Court's surprisingly liberal rulings -- on abortion, on gay rights, on gender -- will actually represent the most indelible legacy. Quote Right
Quote Left The technology has allowed someone who before had no face and no voice to become an actual child. In the 70s and 80s whenever you debated abortion you talked about the mother. Now the baby is being brought into the debate. Quote Right
Quote Left My thinking tends to be libertarian. That is, I oppose intrusions of the state into the private realm -- as in abortion, sodomy, prostitution, pornography, drug use, or suicide, all of which I would strongly defend as matters of free choice in a representative democracy. Quote Right
Quote Left A significant number of Casey supporters still do not know that Casey is opposed to abortion. There are a significant number of pro-choice voters whose entire opinion swings on that one issue, and, unlike other single-issue voters, they will use their vote on just that one issue, even if it hurts the candidate they are otherwise philosophically attuned with. Quote Right
Quote Left No religious organization must be allowed to impose its biased views on the rest of us about what they consider to be proper morality, education, sexual behavior, marriage, divorce, birth control, abortion, stem cell research by legislating their private prejudices on the rest of us. Quote Right
Quote Left Mr. Kilgore, you have said that you would eliminate abortion� have exceptions for rape, incest, and life of mother� what would happen, under Governor Kilgore, to a doctor and a woman who underwent an abortion if in fact, your scenario became law? Quote Right
Quote Left Abolition of a woman's right to abortion, when and if she wants it, amounts to compulsory maternity: a form of rape by the State Quote Right
Quote Left Abortion prohibition by a state controls women and denies them full autonomy and full quality of men, it would be unconstitutional. Quote Right
Quote Left The cemetery of the victims of human cruelty in our century is extended to include yet another vast cemetery, that of the unborn. Quote Right
Quote Left Earlier feminists were almost universally pro-choice and have dominated political debate until now. Having access to abortion was viewed as the only way women could have full equality with men, who, until recently, couldn't get pregnant. Quote Right
Quote Left In addition the bill would expand an existing law 'conscience clause' that protects physician training programs that refuse to provide training for abortion procedures. Quote Right
Quote Left People ask who will take care of these women if abortion is banned. This Fleet for Little Feet has been a dream for several years. Now is the time to finally make it a reality. Quote Right
Quote Left We are totally opposed to abortion under any circumstances. We are also opposed to abortifacient drugs and chemicals like the Pill and the IUD, and we are also opposed to all forms of birth control with the exception of natural family planning. Quote Right
Quote Left The preservation of life seems to be rather a slogan than a genuine goal of the anti-abortion forces; what they want is control. Control over behavior: power over women. Women in the anti-choice movement want to share in male power over women, and do so by denying their own womanhood, their own rights and responsibilities. Quote Right
Quote Left While the political debate over abortion will continue for a very long time, the federal government can and should be doing more to support programs and services that provide women with better options. Quote Right
Quote Left The one regret I have about my own abortions is that they cost money that might otherwise have been spent on something more pleasurable, like taking the kids to movies and theme parks. Quote Right
Quote Left I was putting forward a hypothetical proposition ... and then said about it, it was morally reprehensible to recommend abortion of an entire group of people. Quote Right
Quote Left The fact that one is Catholic should probably have some impact on whether one thinks abortion is immoral, ... but it doesn't really have much to do with whether a judge thinks Roe v. Wade is a good interpretation of the U.S. Constitution. Quote Right
Quote Left The decision to honor one of Congress's most outspoken and strident advocates of abortion rights was just the latest episode in a long history of secularization at Marymount Manhattan College. Quote Right
Quote Left The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion, because if a mother can kill her own child what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between Quote Right
Quote Left Only we can stop Missouri from becoming South Dakota. The right to abortion is up in the air right now. There's a good chance that the Supreme Court might send it back to the states, and so if young people stay complacent, we could lose the right to choose. But if we keep fighting we could save our rights. Quote Right
Quote Left The pro-abortion lobbyists are so hot for this bill. We expect them to bring it up for an amendment. Quote Right
Quote Left Don't you think it's just mildly ironic that most of the people against abortion are people you wouldn't want to fuck in the first place? Quote Right
Quote Left Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born. Quote Right

Member Quotes About Abortion

Quote Left You wouldn't be alive... to vote... 'pro-abortion'... if your mother had 'chosen' to have one Quote Right
Quote Left In the same way, we say abortion is a crime, writers must stay away from erasers. Errors convey the adequate sense. Quote Right
Quote Left Having an abortion is like giving up on life. Quote Right
Quote Left A life is a beautiful, well though out plan by the creator. Abortion is a spur at the moment life destructive behavior that destroy the person who does it. Quote Right
Quote Left It is my right as an American, my duty as a Christian and my obligation as a Human Being to speak out against abortion. Quote Right