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Originally posted by truthquest
In any case, rights are a faith-based belief. There is nothing in physics to suggest the existence of rights. So you can go ahead and pretend you are morally superior to the Catholic church. Or you just realize it the whole concept of abortion rights is one faith, while equally valid on the other end of the spectrum is the concept of human rights.
The idea is very simple and powerful. If you are a human, you get rights. If you are a fetus human, you get rights. This is the position of the Catholic Church. It is not my position, but it is a perfectly understandable and highly reasonable one. It makes sense!
Originally posted by Saphronia
I admit it is difficult for me to say just abort the babies. [...snip...]...but it is our belief as Christians that God makes children.
Through Him all things are possible and since the girl is capable of conception her body would develop enough to deliver just as all women do.
Originally posted by silo13
Yes that’s exactly what I’d want to learn when I *grew up*.
Not only was I product of heinous rape, but, the church forced my poor 9 year old mother to have me, AND, I was conceived in incest?
What the hell is this world coming to when there is even a question of this girls right to abort, or not!
[edit on 5-3-2009 by silo13]
Originally posted by harrytuttle
God created abortion, too. So, deal with it.
I find it short sighted on your part as well, that despite the fact it was the Step Father who raped the child, you also want the Mother to go to jail. WTF?
And just exactly WHO do you expect to raise the child, The Catholic Church? I'm sure they'd love to get their slimy fingers on that little girl.
Originally posted by AceOfAces
Just goes to show the pro-life fanatics that theres a fine line between right and wrong...
This girl, had she had the babies, would have done serious harm to her body...not to mention the mental/psychological harm. The babies as well, had they been raised...wouldnt have gotten the love and attention they deserved most likely as I'm sure they are a reminder for the pain she went through...This is a clean cut case and religious fanatics have no business telling a 9 year old girl to have a baby because "its the right thing to do"...Give me a break...
Theres also a chance that had these babies grown up in a unloving home or been raised that way- that they could resort to drugs and or crime to deal with everything if they ever find out and Im sure they would have where's daddy/who's daddy questions.
Religion has no place in this story. I would point the fingers back asking why "god" allowed her in the first place to be raped and impregnated if he really exists.
Originally posted by Supercertari
Tell me, all you judges who nod sagely in agreement when these two lives are ended, why object to an oppossing judgement?
Originally posted by marg6043
Anybody that can agree with a 9 year old child to be forced to carry a pregnancy is either ignorant or just beyond reasoning.
First of all a 9 year old child uterus will never be able to carry a pregnancy to full term, no brainier here.
The Uterus of a 9 year old child is not mature enough, the "fetus" only one will never survived and neither the mother child.
So lets stop the poor Fetuses here think that they were already death from the time that she was impregnated with them and so was she if she was allowed to be force until whatever term was she forced to live until.
Tragedy of 9-Year-Old's Abortion Fatima Maia, director of the public university hospital where the abortion was performed, said the 15-week-old pregnancy posed a serious risk to the 80-pound (36-kilogram) girl. "She is very small. Her uterus doesn't have the ability to hold one, let alone two children," Maia told the Jornal do Brasil newspaper. But Marcio Miranda, a lawyer for the Archdiocese of Olinda and Recife in northeastern Brazil, said the girl should have carried the twins to term and had a Caesarean section. "It's the law of God: Do not kill. We consider this murder," Miranda said in comments reported by O Globo. Calls to Miranda were not immediately returned. Brazil is home to more Catholics than any other nation.
Obviously the Church here is acting with criminal intentions under the umbrella of whatever they think they are protecting and they should be prosecuted for that alone.
No wonder I can not stand organized religion and this is one of the reasons why.