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Subject:  Re: Poll: When should abortion be legal/banned Date:  7/11/2013  11:51 AM
Author:  nigelwhalmsley Number:  1888402 of 2207080

[ The point is that 'unborn' does not mean the same as 'person'. There is a necessary difference in status, before and after birth. You can argue the timeline details and determine viability, etc., but there still is no reason to cede the decision and responsibility AWAY from the individuals involved and TO the state. ]

"You are presenting a strawman. I never suggested any of the above. I simply stated that the unborn should have some rights and they should have some protections at some point in the process."

The question is who has the right to make such a decision, the people involved or the government. I've clarified my reasons for saying the 'unborn' are not people, and the the government should not be involved in this kind of personal decision.
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