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The Myth of "Fetal Pain"
LJWorld.com ^ | March 10, 2012 at 3:06 p.m. | Cait48

Posted on 03/17/2012 11:26:27 PM PDT by Rabin

A number of state legislatures are passing legislation outlawing abortion after the twentieth week on the basis of "fetal pain". This is just one of many, unscientifically founded assertions regarding abortion that are being codified into our laws in different states. Part of the misunderstanding of "fetal pain" has to do with the idea that a developing fetus feels pain the way an adult feels pain. This is an impossibility.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; fetaldevelopment; fetus; painabortion
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To: Rabin

Go watch The Silent Scream. That fetus is 12 weeks.


21 posted on 03/18/2012 4:02:15 AM PDT by surroundedbyblue (Live the message of Fatima - pray & do penance!)
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To: Rabin

The translation is: I want you to agree that I can kill babies and damn it you’re not cooperating.


22 posted on 03/18/2012 4:07:02 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: GraceG
By their logic it is okay to kill an adult if you anesthetize them first, then you can put the bullet in their head because you know, “they don’t feel pain...”

Unless that adult is a convicted murderer on death row - then they have to be absolutley certain that there will be no pain/discomfort or all the baby killers will throw a hissy about how inhumane and barbaric it is. Go figure.

23 posted on 03/18/2012 4:44:06 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: Rabin

I remain convinced that abortion is a curse on our nation...a curse that removed many of God’s previous blessings and protections.


24 posted on 03/18/2012 5:04:57 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: Rabin

“Potential” human, my Aunt Fannie’s fat patootie! As someone posted recently posted:
Mother has distinct DNA,
Father has distinct DNA, and
Baby has distinct DNA.

Ergo, baby is a human from conception.


25 posted on 03/18/2012 5:20:53 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: Blacksheep

Conscience, anyone with it will make the right decision. Where a woman will say it’s my body and my right, she is RIGHT! She and she alone will live with it and answer for it. Its called individual responsibility, when government gets involved we all have blood on our hands because they use our money to pay for it.


26 posted on 03/18/2012 5:24:52 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (B B)
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To: Rabin
In an odd way, what these laws do is "anthropomorphize" a fetus. I use that term deliberately because, technically, a fetus isn't a human.

Wrong. It is a unique living being of the species homo sapiens; it is human.

27 posted on 03/18/2012 6:00:34 AM PDT by Petrosius
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To: Rabin

Unfortunately, many people have little concept of objective justice (e.g. the right to life as an innate endowment and not as a reward dependent upon performance criteria.) Therefore they consider something to be wrong only if it feels bad, and not because it violates justice.


28 posted on 03/18/2012 6:08:37 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (Mit brennender Sorge)
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To: Rabin
from the article: any woman that has a late term abortion does so because she has to, not because she wants to do so. And the very fact that her fetus can't feel pain is one of the things that, frequently, keeps these women from suffering more than they have to.

So the woman is comforted by a lie until she sees tiny permature babies in the NICU. Then the truth cannot be denied.

29 posted on 03/18/2012 6:31:04 AM PDT by eccentric (a.k.a. baldwidow)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

Keep in mind: this was published in last Kansas newspaper devoted to protecting Kathleen Sibileus.


30 posted on 03/18/2012 6:33:43 AM PDT by Kanzan
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To: Kanzan

Kathleen Sebelius represents sheer diabolical perversion as much as anybody I can imagine. I have to remember that, as a human being, she cannot be pure evil. Even a person in mortal sin is not pure evil: there is still “somebody there” who is loved by God and capable of conversion. I must pray for her.


31 posted on 03/18/2012 8:49:54 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (Mit brennender Sorge)
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To: GraceG

Thank you Grace. Occams razor - simple logic. The straw men leap about unchecked because the schools do not teach crictical thinking.


32 posted on 03/18/2012 9:27:10 AM PDT by stonehouse01 (Equal rights for unborn women)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

“I have to remember that, as a human being, she cannot be pure evil. Even a person in mortal sin is not pure evil: there is still “somebody there” who is loved by God and capable of conversion. I must pray for her.”

That is a beautiful fact & one that I needed to hear after the week I’ve been having. Thank you for posting it & stating it so well! God bless....


33 posted on 03/18/2012 7:10:29 PM PDT by surroundedbyblue (Live the message of Fatima - pray & do penance!)
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