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News Host Openly Says Abortion ‘Saved My Life’ But What About the Baby’s Life? Is it really worth it?

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News Host Openly Says Abortion ‘Saved My Life’ But What About the Baby’s Life?

Posted by Jenny Erikson on January 29, 2013

It’s always so touching when a TV news personality opens up on the air about how the decision to end the life of his unborn child “saved” him. No really -- that actually happened.  

Last Friday, MSNBC host Toure celebrated the 40th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade by sharing the story of when he and an old girlfriend decided 15 years ago to abort their baby, because it was, like, totally inconvenient.

During The Cycle, Toure told the audience, “In some ways that choice saved my life.” You see, it turns out that the girlfriend didn’t end up being the one, and giving birth to a live, healthy child would’ve just made “a mess of three lives.”

But wait! There’s more. Toure then went on to thank God and country for the right to abortion:

I thank God and country that when I fell into a bad situation, abortion was there to save me and keep me on a path toward building a strong family I have now. And I pray that safety net stays in place.

It’s unclear as to how one just “falls” into pregnancy (Did his penis trip and fall into her lady parts?), but we can gloss over that for the time being to talk about the ridiculousness of this particular situation. 

Here we have a guy in a committed relationship with a woman he calls his girlfriend, and he knocks her up. Now, instead of manning up and taking responsibility for the child that he helped create, he applauds mom’s decision to end the pregnancy, and then 15 years later claims that the death of that baby ‘saved’ him?

I bet that baby would have liked to be saved too, had he or she been consulted on the matter of their imminent death. Maybe that baby would be alive today, having been adopted by parents that waited years to meet their child. Or maybe Toure and his girlfriend raised him. The only thing that matters here is that you’ll be hard-pressed to come across a person that believes their parents should have aborted them for convenience’s sake.  

Like it or not, that’s a baby in there. A real, live baby with its own genetic code and DNA and everything. A child created by God. To turn around and thank God for the legal right to snuff out that life because pregnancy is icky is ludicrous. 

Abortion may ‘save’ someone from parenthood, but it does so at the cost of another person’s life. 

Is it really worth it?

by on Jan. 29, 2013 at 1:51 PM
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lucky2785
by Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:30 PM
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Some of these replies are ridiculous. I hope the man in this story suffers from severe impotence.
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lga1965
by Ruby Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:30 PM

 Oh boy...Jenny Erickson, from the right , wingnut.  She wants to control womens' bodies too...and she is a woman,. If she doesn't approve of abortion, then she doesn't have to get one. What other women decide is NOT her business.

Candle, you must love her.

mandaday
by Silver Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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On a totally selfish note, if my husband's high school girlfriend had not aborted, my three sons would likely not exist, nor would the children she had with the man she went on to marry. So I can see his point.
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Traci_Momof2
by Silver Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:32 PM

 


Quoting Whaaaaaa....O.o:

I think it is pushing it to say it saved HIS life. Just sayin'.

How about if we say "It saved his life as he knows it."  Because it sounds like that's basically what he is trying to say.  The life he has now, the family he knows now, would be completely nonexistent if not for the abortion 15 years ago.

 

I.heart.my.kids
by Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:32 PM

what does that baby know... nothing

clp0930
by on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:32 PM

My mother is a devout Apostalic who refused to have an abortion. She almost died. That's the entire reason I'm pro-choice. Abortion may disgust me personally but to save a womans life I adamntly support it. I also feel what another woman does is her business.

LucyMom08
by Gold Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:33 PM
Who is this 'author'?
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Traci_Momof2
by Silver Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:37 PM

 


Quoting mandaday:

On a totally selfish note, if my husband's high school girlfriend had not aborted, my three sons would likely not exist, nor would the children she had with the man she went on to marry. So I can see his point.

I believe this is exactly what Toure is getting at.  His current children might not even exist now if not for the abortion 15 years ago.  So is the blog author willing to pit multiple current children's lives against one fetus's life?

There is no one right answer and that's why it's imperative that individual's make their own individual decisions.

 

CorpCityGrl
by Bronze Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:37 PM

He was sharing how he felt about it and how if affected him - he is allowed to do that.  We don't have to agree that it may have "saved his life," but he felt like it did. 

Momniscient
by Ruby Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:38 PM
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Your reply is ridiculous.

Quoting lucky2785:

Some of these replies are ridiculous. I hope the man in this story suffers from severe impotence.



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