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Trump tells anti-abortion activists to stay united for 2020

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It seems very hard to believe a philanderer on the magnitude of Donny has never paid for an abortion.

Comservatives: Please keep the government out of my private life. If the government has the power to interfere with a woman's right to privacy to the degree you all want, it has the power to control your firearms.

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The correct term that is preferred by the advocates themselves is pro-life.

Let's at least stop with the name-calling.

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Trump did not state whether he is for or against Alabama's law,

Trump the politician will continue to flip-flop on this, just like he's done on other issues. And his base will flip-flop along with him.

Please keep the government out of my private life. 

Trump's pushing a big brother state further limiting the rights of individuals. He's got the evangelicals, one of the best examples of big brother worshippers, siding with him, ignoring Trump's loathsome personal history which includes paying prostitutes and porn stars, lying, cheating and busting all the alleged commandments they claim to follow .

Trump the demagogue's firebrand tweets must remind them of the televangelists and other con-men and -women who've deceived them all their lives. Fortunately they remain a minority.

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I agree with other posters above. If someone should be pro-choice, it's Trump. He must have had some pregnancy scares in his days...

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Too late, Trump Republicans. You made your bed with deranged "right to life" zealots, who strangely tend to be comfortable with military and other killing. Republicans, Trump and "right to life" wack jobs are forever wedded. At least as forever wedded as multi-divorced Trump can get.

It's about 2020 and that's all these Republicans care about. This so called president will go wherever the wind blows and where the obvious road to re-election leads him.

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It's a curious reflection on the workings of the human brain that, as everybody knows, the majority of so-called "pro-life" folks ( a minority opinion in the USA) espouse executions by the state. Can fair, sincere people explain how they can resolve this odd contradiction and still profess their belief in the "sanctity of life" without resorting to hypocrisy or disingenuousness?

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Pro life conservatives = Ban abortion because its murder and murder is wrong, but lets go to war and kill the evil Muslims!

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Can fair, sincere people explain how they can resolve this odd contradiction and still profess their belief in the "sanctity of life" without resorting to hypocrisy or disingenuousness?

Unborn are innocents.

Murderers who are sentenced to the death penalty are not. They chose to be murderers.

The same hypocrisy can be said for abortionists and anti-death penalty people. Won't kill a convicted murderer, but will destroy an innocent, unborn, fetus?

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The majority of abortions happen within the first 12 weeks and I'm the numbers are decreasing but removing the right to an abortion as with the Alabama sharia style law will cause a return to the backstreet abortionists.

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@theFu

They chose to be murderers.

According to the latest scientific evidence "free will" must be doubted so it is highly unlikely that murderers do any "choosing". The causes of their violent acts derive from the abnormal functioning of their brains which places their mental abnormalities on the spectrum of psychopathy thus reducing their capacity for empathy. War also kills many innocents, but this fact seems to rarely disturb the conscience of the "sanctity of life" folks or the people responsible for the large-scale loss of life that wars inevitably cause.

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Readers, back on topic please.

The majority of abortions happen within the first 12 weeks and I'm the numbers are decreasing but removing the right to an abortion as with the Alabama sharia style law will cause a return to the backstreet abortionists

I don’t believe that at all, I believe that the GOP want this fight because this would be the best time in a long time that the courts are more conservative leaning to tackle this issue and take on Roe v. wade.

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The majority of abortions happen within the first 12 weeks and I'm the numbers are decreasing but removing the right to an abortion as with the Alabama sharia style law will cause a return to the backstreet abortionists

@bass4 I don’t believe that at all,

Below is some data. Federal govt info, so pro-Trump anti-Americans will probably dismiss it.

The majority of abortions in 2015 took place early in gestation: 91.1% of abortions were performed at ≤13 weeks’ gestation; a smaller number of abortions (7.6%) were performed at 14–20 weeks’ gestation, and even fewer (1.3%) were performed at ≥21 weeks’ gestation. In 2015, 24.6% of all abortions were early medical abortions (a non-surgical abortion at ≤8 weeks’ gestation). https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/ss/ss6713a1.htm

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I don’t believe that at all,

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 66 percent of legal abortions occur within the first eight weeks of gestation, and 92 percent are performed within the first 13 weeks. Only 1.2 percent occur at or after 21 weeks.

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Trump was pro-abortion before he was anti-abortion

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Trump was pro-abortion before he was anti-abortion

And he changed his position.

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Trump continues to support abortion for rape, incest and life danger to the female.

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Trump continues to support abortion for rape, incest and life danger to the female.

That is not what he said. This is how liberals always get into trouble.

http://fortune.com/2019/05/19/trump-alabama-abortion-law/

President Donald Trump waded into the issue of women’s reproductive rights, suggesting a measure banning almost all abortions in Alabama went too far.

*In a series of tweets late Saturday, *the president declared himself “strongly Pro-Life, with the three exceptions – Rape, Incest and protecting the Life of the mother.”

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bass4funk

That is not what he said. This is how liberals always get into trouble.

I'm not a liberal.From your link

"In a series of tweets late Saturday, the president declared himself “strongly Pro-Life, with the three exceptions – Rape, Incest and protecting the Life of the mother.”"

so my statement was correct. Trump makes exceptions for abortions.

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bass4funk

so your boss takes a different stance than you.

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I'm not a liberal.

You're not a conservative either.

the president declared himself “strongly Pro-Life, with the three exceptions – Rape, Incest and protecting the Life of the mother.”"

so my statement was correct. Trump makes exceptions for abortions

No, you said, “Trump continues to support abortion for rape, incest and life danger to the female.” which he does not meaning: he is Pro-life except for life threatening cases it doesn’t mean he supports as if it’s a good thing.

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bass4funk

You're not a conservative either.

That's right. So I'm not a liberal or conservative so you can drop the labels.

Pro-life by definition means no abortions for whatever reason. So Trump can't claim to be pro-life when he also states he would make abortion exceptions for rape, incest and health danger to the female. Trump can't claim to be pro-choice for the same the same reasons.

So not pro-life and not pro-choice.

Are you too pro-life, making no exceptions for abortions?

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That's right. So I'm not a liberal or conservative

Well, you definitely lean more liberal, that’s for sure.

Pro-life by definition means no abortions for whatever reason. So Trump can't claim to be pro-life when he also states he would make abortion exceptions for rape, incest and health danger to the female. Trump can't claim to be pro-choice for the same the same reasons.

I disagree vehemently, I believe you can be Pro-life even if you support in the early trimester weeks to ending a pregnancy that was caused by rape, incest or saving the life of a child even if you make those exceptions based on a violent and serious crisis.

So not pro-life and not pro-choice.

Ok, that’s you and your opinionated definition, I respect that. I however, don’t agree.

Are you too pro-life, making no exceptions for abortions?

I’m 100% Pro-life and No one can pigeonhole me to say what I am or am not just because I make an exception for something that would be traumatic or violent in saving a life. I love life, but I would do anything to protect my family if someone tried to hurt them, anything, even if I don’t like or believe in violence except for self-defense or the preservation of life.

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ProLife by definition means no no abortions, no exceptions just like the Alabama sharia law. Like someone who claims to be a vegetarian but continues to eat selective animal produce or wears animal produce.

Pro-Life no exceptions so Trump supports by his own statement, abortions for rape, incest and when the life of the female is in danger. He says the Alabama sharia law goes too far.

The definition of Pro-Life isn't my "opinionated definition" but the one used by the Pro-Life movement.

All the Pro-Life groups are against all abortions, period.

You support abortions and are not a true Pro-Life, selective like Trump.

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Trump continues to support abortion for rape, incest and life danger to the female.

That is not what he said. This is how liberals always get into trouble.

then quotes Donny:

*In a series of tweets late Saturday, **the president declared himself “strongly Pro-Life, with the three **exceptions – Rape, Incest and protecting the Life of the mother.”***

Yeah, Donny didn't say that, what he said was exactly that!!!!! A perfect example of hyperpartisanship clouding one's judgment.

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No mention in these posts if the abortion pill will be available in states like Alabama.

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No, you said, “Trump continues to support abortion for rape, incest and life danger to the female.” which he does not meaning: he is Pro-life except for life threatening cases it doesn’t mean he supports as if it’s a good thing.

He's pro-choice for cases of incest, rape, and to protect the mother's life. Donny specifically didn't link abortions for rape and incest with saving the mother's life. All three are choices, ergo, he's not pro-life or pro-choice.

I’m 100% Pro-life and No one can pigeonhole me to say what I am or am not

Which is why Zichi asked instead of doing what you constantly do and tell.

just because I make an exception for something that would be traumatic or violent in saving a life. I love life, but I would do anything to protect my family if someone tried to hurt them, anything, even if I don’t like or believe in violence except for self-defense or the preservation of life.

How is abortion being legal a threat to your family? Abortion doctors don't run up to pregnant women on the street and perform procedures. Why would you even bring this up? Irrelevant.

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