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Some women in countries where abortion is restricted are using the internet to buy medication enabling them to abort a pregnancy at home, the BBC has learned.
Women in Northern Ireland and over 70 countries with restrictions have used one of the main websites, Women on Web.
A British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology review of 400 customers found nearly 11% had needed a surgical procedure after taking the medication.
The website says it can help reduce the problems linked with unsafe abortions.
Originally posted by Queen Maeve
"A woman's right to choose" , "a woman's right to choice" -- both lousy cicumlocutions for what is being talked about: a woman's right to kill the creature with human DNA growing inside of her.
The irony is that the woman's own body is in a cycle of maintenance, aging, and decay, but the creature with human DNA growing inside of her is exhibiting all sorts of remarkable capabilities in constructing a physical body from chemical building blocks in the most remarkably sentient fashion.
Originally posted by Ceara
If women don't want to get pregnant, there are many ways to prevent it altogether.
1. Find a guy who's been "snipped." (My preferred method lol)
2. Close the legs and say no.
4. Get tubes tied
Originally posted by RubyGloom
A woman's right, is to just say NO.
I agree with abortion in only two instances..
All else is completely preventable.
All else is murder.
No method of contraception is 100% safe, so that argument goes out the window.
Originally posted by theendisnear69
Well I was a "mistake" baby. And I am extremely glad that my mother did not abort me. She had the choice.
I wouldn't be here if she would not have taken the responsibilty of her actions. Like I said I wouldn't be here right now, I am a living breathing human being, with just as much a right to life as anybody else, so what gives people the right to take away the future life of someone, just because they don't want to take responsibility for their actions?
Originally posted by Sonya610
Yup, so many anti-abortionists say that. Very odd, it is supposedly murder, but its okay if the woman was "innocent and a victim of abuse". It is NOT okay if they chose to have sex.
That makes it BLATANTLY clear it is about controlling women's behavior, first and foremost, and NOT about the supposed "murdering" of little babies. If you believe it is murder then it is not okay in EITHER case.
Originally posted by budski
And all this claptrap about potential geniuses being aborted can be equally applied to include mass murderers, people like hitler and pol pot, rapists and criminals of all kinds - so it is in fact a moot and silly point to make.