So we are killing disabled people?
I just want to be clear. You’re saying that disabled people should be killed because of their disabilities. That they have less of a right to life than an able-bodied person. That they are less valuable than an able-bodied person.
Is that what you’re putting forth?
Because that’s ableism and eugenics.
This anon is EXTREMELY offensive to me. My mother was born with a severe disability that causes her chronic, extreme pain every day. And yet my mother loves life. She would rather live her life with ten times as much pain than be denied her life. Don’t you dare fucking say that she should have been “put out of her misery”. You’re saying my mother shouldn’t have been BORN because she was DISABLED. Fuck you. I don’t get pissed off much but the fact that you would rather my mother HAVE DIED than being given the chance at life is just sickening. YOU are the sick and twisted one. Why don’t you find people who live with a severe disability. Ask them. Ask several of them. All of the people that me and my mother have met through support groups are some of the brightest, happiest, and most optimistic people that I have EVER met. The fact that you say the should be “put out of their misery” is disgusting. That sounds like the start of a bad futuristic thriller where society abolishes all people who are “perfect”. Read The Giver. That’s what they do in that book. And it’s disgusting. You are so fucking lucky that my mother is not on Tumblr. How do you think she or other disabled people would feel if they read that they shouldn’t have been born? You sicken me.
I’m so happy that even at 9 weeks, a female is only useful for reproduction.
You have completely missed the point of this. We’re celebrating the continuity of life. How even inside another woman, the baby girl is readying to possibly do the same.
This by NO means that we’re relegating her to breeding stock as you’re suggesting. Every unborn daughter is a fully fledged individual, and worthy of treatment as such.
They don’t see the point because they don’t want to see the point.
Pretty much. It’s a same that some people can wrap their minds to such a degree that they come to conclusions like this.
For Throwback Thursday, we’re sharing some cool pro-life images from the past! #tbt http://ift.tt/OHWrxn
You call me a ‘hate monger’ because I fight for the lives of people who happen to be at a more vulnerable stage of life than you or I. What does that make someone like you who fights for the right to kill these people while voiceless and defenseless?
Remember, abortion is not medical care. It intentionally results in the brutal death of a living human being. And I’m going to guess that you are one of those classic pro-abortion hypocrites that want the government out of your uterus unless it’s paying for your birth control or your abortion.
You’re totally right. A man’s opinion isn’t valid in this unless it conforms with a woman’s. (Well, a pro choicer’s)
The way they see it is that men can’t be pro life because it puts control over women’s bodies. But by being pro choice he is effectively opinion-less. Because he is okay with women doing what they want.
Which isn’t the real issue, because the real issue - as I’ve said so many times - is the legal slaughter of innocent and powerless human beings. - Gabbie
I don’t know for sure. I got confused. I thought I heard someone say they didn’t have time for Tumblr, unless they were speaking of a different user. Anyway, maybe JIPL will come back when she has more time! :)
What kind of Mother can hold one child in her arms, then the other in her body; both inside her heart, then consciously choose to take one of their lives for the sake of her own?
About 6 months into my pregnancy I remember my son asking me during dinner, “Mommy, if a woman who is pregnant with a baby dies can they still save the baby?
A man or woman who leaves his/her family and risks his/her life for his country is a hero, but a woman who would die for her child revolts you. Unfortunately you share some of the same values as our current society; that an innocent human life can be measured or weighed against another’s. That because I am a woman and have the ability to bear life, that I should also have the ability to take that life away.
I’ll have you know that each of my four children (3/4 of them were unplanned by me, but planned by God, pregnancies) were all high risk. Each and every one of them I suffered D.V.Ts and P.E.s, all extensive, excruciating, and fatal. Perhaps if we were fighting for real woman’s health, I would have been able to get on the required shots (about $4,000-7,000 a month-Lovenox) and medication that my insurance fought against me for, that would have prevented all of these clots, rather than only being able to take them after I developed life threatening clots.
For some reason our current society believes woman’s health is the power to take the life of a human being, and contracepting her natural and normal working fertility. We are only “powerful” women in this society when we disrespect our healthy bodies with medication, from the time we first get our periods. We are told as young girls that in order to be in a relationship we must reject ourselves and our bodies natural functions, that we must loath our fertility, and view our very wombs as plagues. I already have the gift to give life, why do I need the power to take life away?
We are told that instead of educating a women’s body about her natural fertility and infertility periods through the use of N.F.P, which is 99% effective for every woman (regular and irregular periods), we should take this pill, this shot, this patch and place objects in our bodies and then label this “Woman’s Health Care.” I refuse to believe that by contracepting my body to become barren like a man will gain me some sort of power and respect. I am a woman and I expect to be expected by society as a whole, as I was born.
I apologize to all the young girls being shoved into their fist exams at 14 to be placed on a seemingly mandatory medication.
I apologize to all the young girls being led to believe that their bodies’ natural functions are a disease, a pre existing condition.
You deserve to be educated and informed about your body, and its beauty.
I am also deeply sorry if you believe that one of my four children are less precious to me because I had yet to see their face. I’m sorry if you are revolted that I cannot choose one child or the other, or choose my own life over my child’s. I know it’s hard to believe that there is love beyond what our eyes can see, in a consumerist world in which places values on humans based on what they produce, rather than simply because they are human beings.
And I will have you know, that the when I sat down to tell my children that I was pregnant with their sibling, my 8 year old son broke down in tears, “Mommy, I am just so happy. I have been praying for you to have another baby.”
The first time I felt my baby kick was standing in Mass singing a hymn, my 7 year old son pressed against by belly as he held his unborn sibling. When he felt the movement against his cheek, he glanced up on me to confirm that what he had felt was his sibling, seemingly responding to his loving embrace. And I will have you know, my four year old daughter teared up with delight to find out her unborn sibling was in fact a little girl, and she would finally have the little sister she too had been praying for.
Mostly, I am sorry for those that believe that in the event I would have died for one of my children that they would be without a Mother. Death does not remove me from their lives and their hearts. The day they place my body into the ground, will not be the day that every kiss I ever gave them washes off, that every story I ever read will be forgotten, that every laugh we ever shared will fade away into a frown. Nothing will stop me from living in their lives, and my children, completely aware of the risks I took to bring them into this world, never second guessed their happiness about their new sibling. Not during the 3 times I was admitted into the hospital, not during the twice a day injections into my stomach, not during the 4 hour bi-weekly office visits they patiently sat through, waiting to hear their siblings heart beat and a blurry black and white profile of their siblings face on the ultra sound.
My children have been raised to understand and value love and life, as I suffered lovingly through each and every one of their pregnancies with the possibility of death.
I don’t want the power to take another human’s life, and if you truly understood the value of life, you wouldn’t want that either. And although my children are all completely aware of the risks, I find it extremely disturbing to ask one of my children to choose between a sibling and his/her mother. Is this a choice, truly?
How can we as humans, born to love as the fish are born to swim and the birds are born to fly, desire the power to choose take another human beings life? Can we not see how infinitely precious we are?
What happened to “it’s the Mother’s right to choose!!!”
One could also argue those who promote the slaughter of unborn humans in the womb are not sympathetic or compassionate to the unborn human beings or women.
You see, perhaps an terminating another persons to alleviate another distress isn’t what I consider “compassion”.
You seem to think that the only possible way of being compassionate or sympathetic towards abortion is to support the taking of an underdeveloped human life. What exactly is compassion if it involves the taking of another human life?
Its funny, 3 out of my 4 pregnancies were unplanned. All four of them I expressed severe distress. I was pregnant when I was a 17 year old high schooler living in my car. I was pregnant when I was 19 in an extremely mental, physical and sexually abusive relationship. And I’m pregnant now with with my second D.V.T this pregnancy, responsible for not just my own life and the life inside me, but my 3 other children. Not to mention each and every time I have been pregnant I am hospitalized with D.V.Ts (clots in my legs), P.E.s (clots in my lungs), and two daily injections into the fat of my stomach (which between you and me is getting quite difficult with my 37 week pregnant belly). But the funny part about this is, none of these things caused me as much distress, as the physicians, family, friends, and partners who pressured and pressured each time to abort. None of these things caused me as much distress as hearing that I was a selfish, heartless individual because I wanted to continue these pregnancies even though it risked my life, even if I was homeless, even if I was in an abusive relationship, 17, broke or without support.
Like you, they seemed to think the only thing that would alleviate my distress was to abort my children.
"Well it was your CHOICE! We should get to CHOOSE!"
(this is from my previous post)- Lets talk about choice. As human beings we are ALL given the freedom of choice, its called “free will.” We have the free will to choose all sorts of basic things. What to wear in the morning, whether to eat cake or a bran muffin for breakfast, and whether or not to attend class. Life is full of choices. Some choices are between good and evil. For example, I could choose to steal a candy bar rather then pay for it. I could choose to trip random strangers on the sidewalk, and I could choose to get into a car drunk and drive.
The question is, when should these choices be supported in full by the law. Should the law support that I have the choice to choose whether or not I want to eat cake or a bran muffin for breakfast? Certainly. Should the law support that I have the choice to drink and drive? Absolutely not. If the law does not permit me to drink and drive, is my choice being removed? No. I still have the choice to drink and drive, but now if i choose to drink and drive, I also choose to break the law.
"Your a strong women, some people can’t handle that!"
I wasn’t stronger then any one else, trust me I cried myself to sleep afraid for my life, hearing the words of everyone I know and trusted echoing inside my head “you would really die for this baby and leave your children?!” “You cant afford any more!” “You aren’t ready, you’re just a child!” I wasn’t born stronger then anyone else, able to handle more “suffering” and more “pain”, I became stronger because I overcame.
If a woman came to me in distress because she was currently unexpectedly pregnant, I would not suggest abortion to her. I would let her cry on my shoulder, I would assure her, I would offer to be her ear, offer her advice, ask her what I can do and what she needed help with, but I would never suggest to her that taking the life of an unborn human being would “make her feel better”.
If I am uncompassionate because I care about every single persons life, and I am unable to place another human being under the feet of another human, to deem them “unvaluable” or “non-human” for the purpose of killing that human, then so be it.
I’m sorry if you feel taking the life of another human is worth alleviating distress, but I just simply don’t agree with the dehumanization of human beings for murder for any reason.
over population is a myth created by people like you to support genocide. and the fact that you think murder of innocent children is an acceptable way to control population if there was a problem just sickens me and proves how low we have come in humanity. to the point where we have no value for human life.
it reduces crime? are you serious? you are suggesting we kill children to prevent crimes that have not yet even committed?! uh no. you know what else lowers crime rates? proper parenting and education! there is no excuse for abortion.
they cannot support a child? ok thats fine we have this thing called ADOPTION. where a family who CAN support a child raises the child! we also have plenty of government assistance for struggling mothers. still no excuse to kill your child.
NO CHILD COMES INTO THIS WORLD UNWANTED. every child is wanted. they don’t have to be wanted by the one who gave birth to them. someone out there wants them. I want them. and secondly somebody “wanting” you does not define your worth. you are not less deserving of life because someone doesn’t want you. still not an excuse.