Tell me, do you know what hyperemesis gravadarum, preeclampsia, and ectopic pregnancies are? Do you know how physically hellish pregnancy can be for a woman? Do you know all of the different ways that pregnancy can cause mental and emotional distress to a woman? Do you know how emotionally scarring it can be to give a child up for adoption? Or do you just not care about any of that?
Yes, I know what hyperemesis gravadarum, preeclampsia, and ectopic pregnancies are and I also know that their treatments are not elective abortions, they are tragic circumstances that often result in the unintentional deaths of the children carried by their afflicted mothers. Sadly, you are attempting to justify the intentional killing of preborn children because some are unintentionally lost. Even worse, you are attempting to justify the killing of a child because their mother may experience emotional distress after placing them with a loving family through adoption.
Abortions are committed for two primary reasons: to avoid the responsibility of parenthood and to avoid the temporary inconvenience of pregnancy, both at the expense of someone else’s life. Simply put, abortion is the ultimate manifestation of selfishness and human depravity.
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And those women who abort their pregnancy due to rape.. what say you of their choices? Inconvenience related? Maybe. And that is selfish? How about people who judge without knowing how those women really feel? Privileged? Maybe.
My daughter was conceived through rape. Should she have been killed? The manner of one’s conception does not determine their value as human beings. Abortion and rape are wrong for the same reason – they are both a violent attack on someone else’s body.
You are obviously a very strong individual. To endure such pain and overcome. But you must remember that not everyone is as strong as you are. You cannot speak for every rape victim on this planet. There are woman that are raped and it completely breaks them. They suffer from extreme PTSD and are institutionalized for years. Some of them stay confined to their homes the rest of their lives living in fear. Mentally THOSE woman would NEVER make it through a pregnancy conceived by their rapist. They would end up committing suicide or worse. Not everyone is you. I don’t believe you have the right to be pointing fingers.
Those are not the only two reasons abortions are committed. I am sorry but I must disagree with you. There are some woman who cannot carry a baby without putting their own life at risk. There are certain woman who will not live through pregnancy and must abort. I am sorry but perhaps you should do a little more research. I lived through hyperemesis. It was so bad I needed a feeding tube, but I made it through and so did my daughter. I also lost my right tube and almost lost my life due to an ectopic pregnancy.
First, I want to thank you for making so many sacrifices for your precious daughter. You are a hero and an inspiration.
Second, I would ask you to reread my response, with specific focus on this statement: “Yes, I know what hyperemesis gravadarum, preeclampsia, and ectopic pregnancies are and I also know that their treatments are not elective abortions, they are tragic circumstances that often result in the unintentional deaths of the children carried by their afflicted mothers.” What’s important to take away from my statement is that losing a child due to complications associated with pregnancy is not the same as elective abortion. In fact, as you well know, the loss of a child due to these complications is wholly unintentional and tragic. To further elaborate on this point, please read the Dublin Declaration, signed by over 1,000 obstetricians and gynecologists…
DUBLIN DECLARATION ON MATERNAL HEALTHCARE (dublindeclaration.com)
“As experienced practitioners and researchers in obstetrics and gynecology, we affirm that direct abortion – the purposeful destruction of the unborn child – is not medically necessary to save the life of a woman.
We uphold that there is a fundamental difference between abortion, and necessary medical treatments that are carried out to save the life of the mother, even if such treatment results in the loss of life of her unborn child.
We confirm that the prohibition of abortion does not affect, in any way, the availability of optimal care to pregnant women.”
It’s very important to understand that losing a child due to pregnancy complications is the equivalent of suffering a miscarriage. The choice by a healthy mother to kill her child through elective abortion is something completely different. Advocates of abortion try to equate the two as a means to continue the unabated slaughter of preborn children, something I will not allow them to do. They are appropriating these tragedies to justify another tragedy – the electively induced abortion of an innocent human being.
Pregnancy can turn many chronic illnesses into life threatening ones. Cardiovascular disorders for example. Do you believe babies with diseases that will cause them to live a painful life should be born? I am just curious? I hear a lot of what you are saying. I have been there, and I chose life even though my physical and mental health suffered greatly. But is it really our place to judge what others choose? Not everyone is mentally strong enough to endure the same things as us.
Ask yourself this: Do you believe newborns with diseases that will cause them to live a painful life should be killed? What about toddlers? Teens?
We absolutely should judge what others choose. If you are ever called to jury duty, you will be judging others based on the choices they have made. Should people have the choice to rape, to abuse their children, to murder? As related to abortion, ‘pro-choice’ sounds nice, doesn’t it? The reality is that it’s simply a euphemism for killing children while cradled in the womb.
I am not speaking of killing toddlers and teens. To some people you may seem like a monster if you would be willing to bring a baby into this world that will suffer every second of its existence. A baby who will be confined to a hospital bed on breathing machines and feeding tubes. A baby with deformities so painful that it MIGHT live to see its first birthday. Who are YOU to judge what that parent chooses? I have a dear friend who was pregnant with twins. She was FORCED to have them at 20 weeks because she has a rare condition. If she carried them any longer SHE would die and so would her babies. Her babies are not going to live. I am against abortion on many levels. But there are some cases I truly believe it is not my place to judge. Have you ever been told that your baby will be born sick? So sick they will feel pain and die in a matter of weeks? What if you were faced with that? Would you let your baby suffer? If you would perhaps you are the monster?
My condlences for your friend’s loss. Life does throw horrible circumstances for people to face and sometimes hard descions have to be made. One of my close relatives had a baby die within days after being born to to a deformity. She was cradled in her mothers arm when she died. If the baby’s mother had had an abortion the baby would of either been sucked into a vacum or dismembered an extracted. Well I cannot speak for everyone I would rather die in the arms of someone I love then dimembered or have my bones crushed in a vacume. I do not believe that my family member or his wife were monsters becuase they had their daughter.