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A huge dilemma for conservatives

Female soldiers can now be court-martialed for getting
pregnant..... which means they'll be expected to get abortions before
getting caught..... It's tough being pro-life while committing war
crimes......

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:55 AM on Dec. 24, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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    - john lennon                                  Happy Christmas.

    EarthHippy

    Answer by EarthHippy at 12:28 PM on Dec. 24, 2009

  • OOOOOOOOOOOOOOoRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR.....they could NOT get preg. OOOORRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR not CHOOSE to join the military. Whichever. So you are an advocate of uing abortion as birth control? How sick is THAT!

    momof030404

    Answer by momof030404 at 9:02 AM on Dec. 24, 2009

  • At least conservatives have morals which cause dilemmas, where liberals do not!

    And I agree with momof030404....so many choices are made before one even gets pregnant! Why the need for so many more choices after proving one is only capable of making irresponsible ones to begin with?!
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 9:12 AM on Dec. 24, 2009

  • A new order from the general in charge of U.S. troops in northern Iraq makes getting pregnant or impregnating a fellow soldier an offense punishable by court-martial. The directive, part of a larger order restricting the behavior of the 22,000 soldiers under Maj. Gen. Anthony Cucolo's command, is meant to prevent losing soldiers at a time when troop strength is stretched thin, Cucolo explained in a statement sent to the troops under his command and provided to CNN. "I need every soldier I've got, especially since we are facing a drawdown of forces during our mission," Cucolo wrote. "Anyone who leaves this fight earlier than the expected 12-month deployment creates a burden on their teammates. Anyone who leaves this fight early because they made a personal choice that changed their medical status -- or contributes to doing that to another -- is not in keeping with a key element of our ethos."
    EarthHippy

    Answer by EarthHippy at 9:17 AM on Dec. 24, 2009

  • She is probably not advocting abortions as birth control. Sometimes pregnancy happens unless you go with out sex. Even the best of birth control is not 100%. I think she is pointing out that those that do have accidents are going to be swayed by this to pick abortion so they do not get court martialed.
    Male soldiers don't have to go with out sex worring that if the birth control fails that they will be charged with a war crime. Than again there are females getting pregnant to get out of war. It is a very hard thing to figure which way to judge. The way they where handling it was the woman would get materinty and than 6 weeks after the kid was born right back to what ever war zone she was suppose to be in.
    Alanaplus3

    Answer by Alanaplus3 at 9:17 AM on Dec. 24, 2009

  • i believe you have mis-spoke, it is the morals of the conservatives that cause the dilemmas 

    EarthHippy

    Answer by EarthHippy at 9:20 AM on Dec. 24, 2009

  • Maybe its just not a good idea for women to be soldiers to begin with
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:21 AM on Dec. 24, 2009

  • If they are only doing it to ones that are already deployed and over there, and going after the men too than good. Honestly when I was in training and war zones where two places you turned into a nun. We knew that it was part of the job. Not only does it effect the mission, but one pregnant female in a war zone breaks up 6 families back home. Every one is under so much stress and rumors get started about wich married man got her pregnant. This is not a new power that the military had it is one they dusted off and brought back to use.
    Alanaplus3

    Answer by Alanaplus3 at 9:21 AM on Dec. 24, 2009

  • "I need every soldier I've got, especially since we are facing a drawdown of forces during our mission," Cucolo wrote. "Anyone who leaves this fight earlier than the expected 12-month deployment creates a burden on their teammates. Anyone who leaves this fight early because they made a personal choice that changed their medical status -- or contributes to doing that to another -- is not in keeping with a key element of our ethos."

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    I don't have a problem with this directive. Is it really that hard to abide by your commitment to serve your country as intended?
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 9:23 AM on Dec. 24, 2009

  • i don't have a problem with it, either. i don't see what the big deal is about not having sex for a certain period of time..geesh, people act like you'll simply die of sex-starvation. good lawd!
    thehairnazi

    Answer by thehairnazi at 9:29 AM on Dec. 24, 2009