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senate Bill S. 3275

Should Abortions After 20 Weeks of Pregnancy Be Prohibited (With Exceptions)?

Argument in favor

Unborn babies can feel pain at 20 weeks after fertilization, and abortions that occur after 5 months of pregnancy are cruel and should be outlawed except in cases of rape, incest, or to save the mother’s life.

John's Opinion
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02/25/2020
It’s sad that this even has to be legislated.
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Joan's Opinion
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02/25/2020
What kind of person can murder a baby that is able to feel the pain while being aborted? There are other options.
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02/25/2020
Abortion is wrong in and of itself. There should be no exceptions. In America, the birth of a child does not put the life of a mother in danger, nor is that child’s viability threatened. With our advanced healthcare system, there should be no reason to kill another human being.
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Argument opposed

This bill would place undue restrictions on the ability of women to make their own reproductive health decisions. There shouldn’t be a time limit on the right to an abortion.

Promise's Opinion
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02/25/2020
This will fall on deaf ears, but this is my question. What is your end game? Once you set your precedent with this law, what’s the next target the religious right has in store? Will you take away a woman’s right to work? Own property? Vote? This is my greatest fear. I’m not from the fifties and nor do I think it was a great time period in our history, unless you were white and male. And to be clear, no one is pro abortion, it’s choice. You can’t force anyone to care for a child, we see that every day. Until you support families with paid parental leave, subsidized child care, the worlds best education, support for families that have disabled children, access to safe birth control, you cannot take away choice.
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jimK's Opinion
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02/25/2020
Linseed Lindsey, please just slide away. I don’t believe that you have any particular credentials in medicine generally or in obstetrics, in particular. I do not see that you were advised by or consulted with credentialed panels of medical experts to recommend or endorse your proposal. I don’t believe you have any particular mandate or authority to violate our Country’s religious freedoms by imposing religious beliefs of some part of our country on all of the rest of our country. So just what the hell are you doing? Let medical professionals handle medicine in concert with the needs of their patients. … … … Besides all of that, since you are part of the “Slimy Three Amigo’s” (Yourself, Moscow Mitch, and Rancid Paul), it can be pretty much assured that anything you propose is strictly for your own self interests - even though the connections may not always be obvious. Perhaps it would be best for the three of you to gather together under Moscow Mitch’s turtle shell and quietly slither back to your polluted swamp- where you can no longer breed anymore of your kind.
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eireprof's Opinion
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02/25/2020
Separate church and state. Protect women’s rights. Support Jaime Harrison to #sendlindseyhome
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    It’s sad that this even has to be legislated.
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    This will fall on deaf ears, but this is my question. What is your end game? Once you set your precedent with this law, what’s the next target the religious right has in store? Will you take away a woman’s right to work? Own property? Vote? This is my greatest fear. I’m not from the fifties and nor do I think it was a great time period in our history, unless you were white and male. And to be clear, no one is pro abortion, it’s choice. You can’t force anyone to care for a child, we see that every day. Until you support families with paid parental leave, subsidized child care, the worlds best education, support for families that have disabled children, access to safe birth control, you cannot take away choice.
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    Linseed Lindsey, please just slide away. I don’t believe that you have any particular credentials in medicine generally or in obstetrics, in particular. I do not see that you were advised by or consulted with credentialed panels of medical experts to recommend or endorse your proposal. I don’t believe you have any particular mandate or authority to violate our Country’s religious freedoms by imposing religious beliefs of some part of our country on all of the rest of our country. So just what the hell are you doing? Let medical professionals handle medicine in concert with the needs of their patients. … … … Besides all of that, since you are part of the “Slimy Three Amigo’s” (Yourself, Moscow Mitch, and Rancid Paul), it can be pretty much assured that anything you propose is strictly for your own self interests - even though the connections may not always be obvious. Perhaps it would be best for the three of you to gather together under Moscow Mitch’s turtle shell and quietly slither back to your polluted swamp- where you can no longer breed anymore of your kind.
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    Separate church and state. Protect women’s rights. Support Jaime Harrison to #sendlindseyhome
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    This decision is between a woman and her health care professional.
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    Let women make their own decisions.
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    People who are having abortions after 20 weeks are usually doing it to spare their baby suffering or to preserve their own health. Keep all abortions (and especially later term abortions) safe and legal.
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    Pro-choices. Stay away from my uterus & difficult decisions.
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    A woman's body and healthcare decisions should only belong to her with her doctors advice.
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    At no point is my right of consent removed from my body. I alone own my body. The government has NO RIGHT to obstruct my right of consent for MY organs! Independently of that TOTAL VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS, less than 1% of abortions occur after 20 weeks anyway and essentially all are medical necessity. So this ISN’T necessary at all. It’s just the forced-birthers trying to get a legal foothold to remove women’s rights to THEIR OWN BODY! So NO NO NO! There is NEVER a legal or just law that removes a persons right to the ownership of their own body.
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    The decisions a woman must make regarding her body and her decision whether or not to have a child should NOT be subject to regulation or control of ANY government! Once a woman enters into a legal marriage contract, her spouse should have an equal say AND equal responsibility for the decision and for whatever results from that decision.BOTH parties should fully understand the legal contractual obligations involved BEFORE entering into the marriage contract. Like citizenship, marriage is a contractual agreement by two parties, and understanding those obligations is the responsibility of those seeking to be married. Outside the marriage agreement, the father’s rights to the child or decision-making regarding the child, including its name, may be agreed to by both parties but their agreement is not legally binding and may be subject to interpretation by a legal entity such as a court in certain circumstances. In the case of an unmarried woman, any decisions regarding her child are hers to make and to be fully responsible for. Our rights to personal freedom are guaranteed under the First Amendment to the Constitution. Any alterations in those rights must have consent, such as the consent to share those decisions which is generally accepted to be part of the contract of marriage, where those rights are given up FREELY in order to establish a mutually dependent state of existence with a partner. Other than ensuring that the laws are fair and equally applied the government SHOULD HAVE NO ROLE! 🇺🇸
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    This is nothing but an attack on women’s autonomy. Vote no
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    Why is it Republicans are pro-life until they get their mistresses pregnant. This is fascist religious right-wing lunacy made into legislation.
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    Women should have a right to choose
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    A woman who faces this decision at this point in her pregnancy is not making it lightly. This is between a woman and her health care team. It is no place for the government!!
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    What kind of person can murder a baby that is able to feel the pain while being aborted? There are other options.
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    Abortion is wrong in and of itself. There should be no exceptions. In America, the birth of a child does not put the life of a mother in danger, nor is that child’s viability threatened. With our advanced healthcare system, there should be no reason to kill another human being.
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    If pregnancy termination is disallowed after that date, women will die. I had an ectopic pregnancy that went on for over 3 months. This is only one of the possible reasons for a medically necessary to terminate a pregnancy. This must be left up to the woman.
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    Stay out of women’s bodies.
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    The government has no right to make decisions that should be left to a woman and her physician!
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