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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
Replies (81-88):
EireLass
by Ruby Member on Feb. 1, 2013 at 8:19 PM

It might do you well to read a biology book.

Quoting Dewinter:

There is nothing funny about being torn to pieces. Babies whether born or unborn do feel pain . You do not need any kind of understanding or reasoning to know when something hurts.
Quoting EireLass:

You're funny. Do you really believe a 4 week old embryo knows what it wants? Remember when your babies were newborn? How much do you think they knew? You're trying to give a fetus an adult understanding of life.

Quoting Dewinter:

 I agree, there is not one person I know that would approve of or agree to being ripped from their nice warm bed, limbs torn off one at a time, just so they would not be an inconvenienceto someone else. Everyone has the right to live . Just because these babies don't have a voice does not mean they want to die by the very hands of the  people that are supposed to protect them.


EireLass
by Ruby Member on Feb. 1, 2013 at 8:20 PM

How many of the unwanted babies have you adopted?

Quoting Dewinter:

 There is no way to prove that an unborn baby does not feel pain. You can argue with me all day long, the fact of the matter is that an unborn baby is still a person with a right to life.

Quoting chloedee:

Yes, you do. A fetus is not developed enough to feel pain until (at earliest) the end of the second trimester, likely the third. There's no medical evidence otherwise.

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=201429

Quoting Dewinter:

There is nothing funny about being torn to pieces. Babies whether born or unborn do feel pain . You do not need any kind of understanding or reasoning to know when something hurts.
Quoting EireLass:

You're funny. Do you really believe a 4 week old embryo knows what it wants? Remember when your babies were newborn? How much do you think they knew? You're trying to give a fetus an adult understanding of life.

Quoting Dewinter:

 I agree, there is not one person I know that would approve of or agree to being ripped from their nice warm bed, limbs torn off one at a time, just so they would not be an inconvenienceto someone else. Everyone has the right to live . Just because these babies don't have a voice does not mean they want to die by the very hands of the  people that are supposed to protect them.


Dewinter
by on Feb. 2, 2013 at 8:54 PM

 I am in the process of starting a foster home, how about you?

Quoting EireLass:

How many of the unwanted babies have you adopted?

Quoting Dewinter:

 There is no way to prove that an unborn baby does not feel pain. You can argue with me all day long, the fact of the matter is that an unborn baby is still a person with a right to life.

Quoting chloedee:

Yes, you do. A fetus is not developed enough to feel pain until (at earliest) the end of the second trimester, likely the third. There's no medical evidence otherwise.

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=201429

Quoting Dewinter:

There is nothing funny about being torn to pieces. Babies whether born or unborn do feel pain . You do not need any kind of understanding or reasoning to know when something hurts.
Quoting EireLass:

You're funny. Do you really believe a 4 week old embryo knows what it wants? Remember when your babies were newborn? How much do you think they knew? You're trying to give a fetus an adult understanding of life.

Quoting Dewinter:

 I agree, there is not one person I know that would approve of or agree to being ripped from their nice warm bed, limbs torn off one at a time, just so they would not be an inconvenienceto someone else. Everyone has the right to live . Just because these babies don't have a voice does not mean they want to die by the very hands of the  people that are supposed to protect them.


 

Cutenessmom
by Bronze Member on Feb. 2, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Why does everybody who is against abortion think that there is endless loving homes ofr babies... Not every baby that is put up for adoption gets a home you know.     Some kids  our put up and  left in the system  gonig from home to home  ...... Yes some our good and some our bad...    

I think the baby  says fine U jerk I move on to another famikly who wants me :)

EireLass
by Ruby Member on Feb. 2, 2013 at 10:01 PM

I've never had interest in adopting or being a foster parent. I've always supported the right to abort.

Quoting Dewinter:

 I am in the process of starting a foster home, how about you?

Quoting EireLass:

How many of the unwanted babies have you adopted?

Quoting Dewinter:

 There is no way to prove that an unborn baby does not feel pain. You can argue with me all day long, the fact of the matter is that an unborn baby is still a person with a right to life.

Quoting chloedee:

Yes, you do. A fetus is not developed enough to feel pain until (at earliest) the end of the second trimester, likely the third. There's no medical evidence otherwise.http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=201429

Quoting Dewinter:

There is nothing funny about being torn to pieces. Babies whether born or unborn do feel pain . You do not need any kind of understanding or reasoning to know when something hurts.
Quoting EireLass:

You're funny. Do you really believe a 4 week old embryo knows what it wants? Remember when your babies were newborn? How much do you think they knew? You're trying to give a fetus an adult understanding of life.

Quoting Dewinter:

 I agree, there is not one person I know that would approve of or agree to being ripped from their nice warm bed, limbs torn off one at a time, just so they would not be an inconvenienceto someone else. Everyone has the right to live . Just because these babies don't have a voice does not mean they want to die by the very hands of the  people that are supposed to protect them.

lucky2785
by Member on Feb. 3, 2013 at 12:42 PM
I would think around the time they have voluntary movement is when they feel pain. there is no scientific proof that they do, but there is no proof that they don't. At some point I read where doctors were offering annestics to the baby in 2nd trimester.


Quoting Dewinter:

 There is no way to prove that an unborn baby does not feel pain. You can argue with me all day long, the fact of the matter is that an unborn baby is still a person with a right to life.


Quoting chloedee:


Yes, you do. A fetus is not developed enough to feel pain until (at earliest) the end of the second trimester, likely the third. There's no medical evidence otherwise.


http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=201429


Quoting Dewinter:

There is nothing funny about being torn to pieces. Babies whether born or unborn do feel pain . You do not need any kind of understanding or reasoning to know when something hurts.


Quoting EireLass:


You're funny. Do you really believe a 4 week old embryo knows what it wants? Remember when your babies were newborn? How much do you think they knew? You're trying to give a fetus an adult understanding of life.


Quoting Dewinter:

 I agree, there is not one person I know that would approve of or agree to being ripped from their nice warm bed, limbs torn off one at a time, just so they would not be an inconvenienceto someone else. Everyone has the right to live . Just because these babies don't have a voice does not mean they want to die by the very hands of the  people that are supposed to protect them.




 


 


 


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lucky2785
by Member on Feb. 3, 2013 at 12:46 PM
this is such a deliriously flawed statement. The problem is not with the lack of GOOD loving homes available. The problem is the system in which it's done, and parents refusal to sign over rights. They do this so the child does bot get to attached to a foster parent .


Quoting Cutenessmom:

Why does everybody who is against abortion think that there is endless loving homes ofr babies... Not every baby that is put up for adoption gets a home you know.     Some kids  our put up and  left in the system  gonig from home to home  ...... Yes some our good and some our bad...    


I think the baby  says fine U jerk I move on to another famikly who wants me :)


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littlelamb303
by Bronze Member on Feb. 3, 2013 at 4:22 PM

It is a personal choice and it is really no one's business.  While I agree that abortion should be done as early on as possible. all women have that right to choose.

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