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As has been said, this issue is not black and white. A real life example, from my life.
My wife and I dearly wanted a second child, and finally became pregnant. In the second trimester (we are well beyond a clump of 8 cells here), we found out the fetus was trisomy 13. This meant that there was better than a 90% chance the fetus would die in-utero. If birth was successful, only an 80% chance of survival of the first month of life. If survival past that the child would be severely deformed, require constant medical attention, generally be in pain, and have a very short life span.
Based on what we were able to learn in a very short time, it became clear that the risk to my wife was much greater than any potential benefit, and we chose to have an abortion.
If you are advocating that my wife should have been required to carry that fetus to term, you are one sick SOB.
Having a difficult time writing this as I recall THE most difficult time in my life... please excuse any grammer or spelling issues...
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