quote: Abortion politics have distracted all sides from what is really essential: a major aid campaign to improve midwifery, prenatal care and emergency obstetric services in poor countries.

quote: I don't think the objective of an abortion clinic is to try to talk women out of having the procedure. That obviously would not be positive for their bottom line.

quote: It doesn't make any difference what religion you are, or how young you are or how old you are-if they go to these abortion mills and stand there and pray-that would make a lot of difference.

quote: I, for one, respect those who believe with all their hearts and conscience that there are no circumstances under which any abortion should ever be available.

quote: If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament

quote: If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament.

quote: No woman wants an abortion as she wants an ice cream cone or a Porsche. She wants an abortion as an animal caught in a trap wants to gnaw off its own leg.

quote: No woman has an abortion for fun.

quote: It is very important that we have access to safe, legal pregnancy termination services, whether it is emergency contraceptives right after the assault or an abortion service.

quote: Abortion will be outlawed in a number of states, but that doesn't mean it will be banned.

quote: [Democrats voiced their argument that Bush is too extreme on abortion for most voters.] Republicans try to avoid the issue to get nominated, ... They never can.

quote: This act calls for parental notification to one parent before a minor obtains an abortion, but New Hampshire law also contains exceptions and provides adequate safeguards to protect any minor facing emergent health risks.

quote: To put together the broadest possible coalition and to appeal to as many voters as we can, ... raising all aspects of his record are important, including the abortion issues.

quote: She wanted to surrender soon after the crime, but because she was pregnant, she was afraid she'd have to have an abortion or have the baby in jail. She didn't want that to happen. She had the baby, but then was worried the boy would go to an orphanage.

quote: The same can be said of partial birth abortion, which is a horribly violent procedure which kills a baby moments before birth. This decision is contemptuous to Congress, which overwhelmingly passed the ban.

quote: If you think aficionados of a living Constitution want to bring you flexibility, think again. You think the death penalty is a good idea? Persuade your fellow citizens to adopt it. You want a right to abortion? Persuade your fellow citizens and enact it. That's flexibility.

quote: is to give live-birth abortion free rein.

quote: I support the right of a woman to choose. I'm not going to be an advocate for abortion, but neither will I oppose it if it comes before the Legislature.

quote: The bill is an attempt to make sure that women are given helpful information on the alternatives to abortion before choosing to undergo this potentially life-changing procedure, ... pro-life.

quote: beholden to the most radical elements of the Democratic Party that says abortion on demand is OK.

quote: Too many people use abortion as a form of birth control. And that's very wrong. I could never, ever have an abortion.

quote: I could never, ever have an abortion.

quote: All the abortion clinic has to do is have someone on staff become a notary.

quote: These abortion bans, and the politicians supporting them, are far outside the mainstream of America. Planned Parenthood will fight these attacks in court, in the state houses and at the ballot boxes to ensure that women, with their doctors and families, continue to be able to make personal health-care decisions without government interference.

quote: I don't believe that Jesus would approve abortion except in the case of incest, rape or the mother's life in danger. But I had to enforce the Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade so I tried to do everything I could to minimize the need for abortions.

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