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  •  Of course they are related (1+ / 0-)
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    YoungArizonaLiberal

    it's all about original sin...Eve was responsible for humans becoming mortal, her punishment (and that of her decendents) was to suffer the pain of childbirth...contraception and abortion allow women to escape their biblical punishment. They are absolutely related.

    "All governments lie, but disaster lies in wait for countries whose officials smoke the same hashish they give out." --I.F. Stone

    by Alice in Florida on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 08:46:41 AM PST

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    •  You still have the issues confused (0+ / 0-)

      Or are you maintaining that the right's opposition to birth control is because they want women to get pregnant and suffer the pain of childbirth? Because that doesn't make sense.

      Their opposition to birth control is about the sin of non-procreative sex.

      Their opposition to abortion certainly takes the circumventing god's punishment into account, but these are separate issues.

      It's not 11th dimensional chess; it's just chess. And he's KICKING YOUR ASS.

      by pneuma on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 09:47:30 AM PST

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      •  IMHO you are very naive about what "they" think nt (0+ / 0-)

        If it's
        Not your body,
        Then it's
        Not your choice
        And it's
        None of your damn business!

        by TheOtherMaven on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 10:46:06 AM PST

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      •  You said it right in your comment (1+ / 0-)
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        YoungArizonaLiberal

        it's all about "the sin of non-procreative sex." Abortion and birth control allow women to have non-procreative sex. That is the whole story, all that stuff about caring about life (other than life for cute babies) is bullcrap, as is obvious from the fact that nearly all "pro-life" types are enthusiastic supporters of the death penalty, war, and universal gun ownership. "Life" is only sacred to them between conception and birth.

        "All governments lie, but disaster lies in wait for countries whose officials smoke the same hashish they give out." --I.F. Stone

        by Alice in Florida on Sat Feb 25, 2012 at 07:58:30 PM PST

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