Defund Planned Parenthood

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Fixed and proud

Jonesboro, AR

#1 Aug 6, 2012
I just read an article that a lot of political figures, Mitt Romney included wants to do away with planned parenthood. I am disgusted at this!! Women have a right to choose if they want to have children or not so why take away birth control?? I have 1 child and chose to have the Essure procedure because my husband and I both do not want anymore. Why should they decide for future women to not have the same decision? This is 1of the many reasons I do not want to vote for a president this term because both parties running are idiots. Our daughter has expressed many of times that she does not to be married or have children, she would rather have a career and travel, and now she may not be able to protect herself other than condoms. This is Taking away more of our rights as American citizens.
guest

United States

#2 Aug 6, 2012
Why should taxpayers be forced to fund the largest abortion provider in the country?

Why should taxpayers be forced to provide contraceptives for anyone?

Why can't your daughter walk into Walmart and buy a package of condoms with her own money if she wants to have sex and not get pregnant?

Why do you think taxpayer provided contraceptives are a "right"?

Why don't YOU pay for your daughter's contraceptives, and use YOUR own money to fund Planned Parenthood and allow others the choice of how to spend their own money?
Just wondering

Jonesboro, AR

#3 Aug 7, 2012
At least planned parenthood is keeping the black population in check. What we would have to spend in welfare, prison, and the loss of property due to crime is much more than the cost of aborting a nog baby.
guest

United States

#4 Aug 7, 2012
Just wondering wrote:
At least planned parenthood is keeping the black population in check. What we would have to spend in welfare, prison, and the loss of property due to crime is much more than the cost of aborting a nog baby.
Are you nuts?!?

Take a look at what you are supporting:
http://www.100abortionpictures.com/Aborted_Ba...

What kind of sicko would say that ripping the arms and legs off of tiny little babies and crushing their skulls is okay?
Fixed and proud

Jonesboro, AR

#5 Aug 7, 2012
They are not just saying welfare they are talking about all insurance companies not covering i birth control. By the way I was not referring to abortion. Thanks to my own mother who put me on birth control, I was able to have a choice when I was ready to conceive. Face it little girls grow up to be women and women just as much as men have needs and condoms don't always work. It's always better to have a backup method. I for one hope she decides to keep with the decision of having a career because I would rather enjoy retirement and travel with my spouse then have grandchildren. Not everyone on this earth wants kids. We wanted 1 and that was it.
Fixed and proud

Jonesboro, AR

#6 Aug 7, 2012
Oh and another thing why do you always bring up blacks??? I'm a upper middle class white women. Birth control isn't just for preventing pregnancy it also helps with medical issues like endometriosis.

Since: Aug 10

Cathouse Mouse

#7 Aug 7, 2012
I cannot resist posting a link to this article. If read, it will shed a bright light on the hypocracy of the rightwingers concerning this issue;

http://www.local10.com/news/Wheaton-College-s...

The hypocracy becomes apparent in this more recent report;

http://smd12364.newsvine.com/_news/2012/08/05...

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Summary for those who cannot read;

Wheaton University sued the Govermnet over the mandate of providing contraceptives thru their healthcare insurance, claiming that it would cause irrepairable financial damage to the institutions ability to survive.

Wheaton University then found out that they had already been providing contrcaeptives free of charge for years under their current plan.

So,..... Wheaton University then dropped that current plan in order to be eligible for the one year grace period to provide such healthcare in order to sue the Government for making them provide something they had already been providing.

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Okay, you can all shake your heads in utter disbelief now.
Guest

Little Rock, AR

#8 Aug 7, 2012
Fixed and proud wrote:
They are not just saying welfare they are talking about all insurance companies not covering i birth control. By the way I was not referring to abortion. Thanks to my own mother who put me on birth control, I was able to have a choice when I was ready to conceive. Face it little girls grow up to be women and women just as much as men have needs and condoms don't always work. It's always better to have a backup method. I for one hope she decides to keep with the decision of having a career because I would rather enjoy retirement and travel with my spouse then have grandchildren. Not everyone on this earth wants kids. We wanted 1 and that was it.
Since when did insurance companies cover birth control? I have had 4 different insurance companies since I married my wife and not 1 of them covered birth control.
guest1

Jonesboro, AR

#9 Aug 7, 2012
I'll just leave this here.

Fixed and proud

Jonesboro, AR

#10 Aug 7, 2012
Hmm I've always had Blue Cross and they covered mine just paid $10 copay and paid $7000 for me to get fixed.
robin hood

United States

#11 Aug 7, 2012
everything will be ok obamacare is come, in fact didn't the contraceptivese part already kick in. so why have planned parent hood just more goverment spending not needed.
GuestX

Jonesboro, AR

#12 Aug 7, 2012
Fixed and proud wrote:
Hmm I've always had Blue Cross and they covered mine just paid $10 copay and paid $7000 for me to get fixed.
Yea my wife's insurance covers birth control as well. If I'm not mistaken it also covers things like breast cancer screenings.
Guest

Little Rock, AR

#13 Aug 7, 2012
Fixed and proud wrote:
Hmm I've always had Blue Cross and they covered mine just paid $10 copay and paid $7000 for me to get fixed.
I have bc/bs right now and it does not cover birth control. But she only pays $9 per month at wal-mart pharmacy.
guest

United States

#14 Aug 7, 2012
Fixed and proud wrote:
They are not just saying welfare they are talking about all insurance companies not covering i birth control.
The issue isn't that insurance companies choose to include birth control in the policies they offer consumers. The issue is that government mandates such coverage.

Insurance companies should be free to include that coverage if they want to. Likewise, they should be free to exclude it as well.

If people like you want contraceptives, then pay for them yourself. Taxpayer money should not be given to Planned Parenthood so they can give out free contraceptives.

[QUOTE[Thanks to my own mother who put me on birth control, I was able to have a choice when I was ready to conceive.[/QUOTE]

Of course it was your choice. Your mother didn't force you to have sex.
Face it little girls grow up to be women and women just as much as men have needs and condoms don't always work. It's always better to have a backup method.
That's fine, but that's not the issue. Women have access to birth control. Hell, it's everywhere. The issue is government using taxpayer dollars to give free contraceptives and forcing insurance companies to include it in every policy they sell.
Fixed and proud

Jonesboro, AR

#15 Aug 7, 2012
Well I have to say my husband is a government employee and I much rather spend tax dollars on birth control than any other thing. He agrees 100%. We see pele everyday who get pregnant but don't want to be; I'm assuming because they don't know they can have birth control for free or close to free. Not everyone wants to have 4+ children. If this is taken away the abortion rate will go up. Which is worse abortion or birth control??? Teenagers are going to have sex if they want. Wouldn't it be better if they can go to the clinic get birth control without parents consent than having a lot of teen moms out there? That was my moms theory; and guess what out of 10 of my friends only 2 of us were not teen mothers. That was due to our mothers having sense and yes to the government. I will do the same with my daughter in 5 years.
guest

United States

#16 Aug 8, 2012
Fixed and proud wrote:
Well I have to say my husband is a government employee and I much rather spend tax dollars on birth control than any other thing.
This is typical liberal thinking. Instead of spending YOUR money supporting the causes you think is important, you want to spend OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY.

The truth is that funding birth control is not a proper function of government, nor does our federal government have any lawful authority to use the taxpayers' money in that fashion.
We see pele everyday who get pregnant but don't want to be; I'm assuming because they don't know they can have birth control for free or close to free.
Yeah, people lose money in the stock market every day too, probably because they don't know how to properly invest. Should they have government take money from others and give to them to cover their losses, or should they suffer the negative consequences of their own choices?

Same thing with birth control. If people want to engage in sexual intercourse, let them spend $5 at Walmart for a box of condoms. If they choose to have sex without using contraceptives and the woman becomes pregnant, then they are responsible since it is a consequence of their own choices. The burden should not be placed upon the taxpayers any more than covering the losses someone incurs in the stock market.
Not everyone wants to have 4+ children.
Then let them make choices that don't result in pregnancy.
Teenagers are going to have sex if they want. Wouldn't it be better if they can go to the clinic get birth control without parents consent than having a lot of teen moms out there?
Not if the clinic is funded with taxpayer money. If you have a teenager, it is YOUR responsibility as a parent to either teach the kid not to engage in sexual activity until marriage (or adulthood) or to provide (pay for yourself) contraceptives. It is not the burden of society.
That was my moms theory; and guess what out of 10 of my friends only 2 of us were not teen mothers. That was due to our mothers having sense and yes to the government. I will do the same with my daughter in 5 years.
If your mom condoned your teenage sexual escapades and provided you with contraceptives, that's her choice as a parent. However, taxpayers shouldn't be forced to pay so some people can have free contraceptives.

In 5 years if you want your daughter to have sex, then take $5 out of your own pocket and buy her a box of condoms at Walmart. That's your burden as a parent, not that of society. Don't be a leech.

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#17 Aug 8, 2012
Just on the city/state level why in the heck am I paying taxes for schools I have no children in? On roads nowhere near where I travel? If we're going to start picking & choosing "tax dollars" let's pick on ALL tax dollars. Furthermore, I have to agree with abortion numbers rising. While I am for a womans right to choose, given the option for some type of birth control to prevent unwanted pregnancy is far better than birthing more unwanted children.... many can't affored abortions. Unless medical reasons... how many insurance companies cover that? Isn't that considered an "elective surgical procedure"? It's a catch 22. Are we going to just repopulate to the point of China & start throwing newborn baby girls in the gutters because now we're only allowed one child after 2025 (random year ofcourse). It's the male mindset that promotes this type of crap. Why? Because they have no idea of what it's like to be pregnant, to have a child come out of your womb, to carry a child inside of you for 9 months or to have a miscarriage. Until the day comes where the federal government puts a cap & tracking device on that pen!s & makes it take on the responsibility for what it procreates to the fullest extent (trust me, child support doesn't cover teething, diaper changes, doctor visit & enduring the shots babies get.... sickness & all the way to teenagehood with chemical changes in their bodies).... then you can decide what's best for a woman. Start stepping up yourselves & quit playing the blame game or playing dictator as to what the female should have choices of (womens suffrage ended years ago, quit trying to control us still) I'd rather pay for planned parenthood than watch my money go to one more trip to Marthas freaking vineyard! I'm certain fuel for that pretty little plane aint cheap....& where is it that money comes from? Oh right.... you & I, in taxes!
guest

Jonesboro, AR

#18 Aug 8, 2012
As a man I have no problem with my tax dollars going to pay for contraceptives. As a man with a actual brain I understand that contraceptives can be expensive and are important to a woman's health. I also understand that most women use contraceptives for reasons other than to prevent pregnancy. That's right guys women use contraceptives for a whole host of medical conditions. Let's be honest guys if we were the one's that could get pregnant not only would birth control be free it would be available in vending machines outside every liquor store in the country.
Fixed and proud

Jonesboro, AR

#19 Aug 8, 2012
Im glad some people on here agree!
Guest

Little Rock, AR

#20 Aug 8, 2012
guest wrote:
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This is typical liberal thinking. Instead of spending YOUR money supporting the causes you think is important, you want to spend OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY.
The truth is that funding birth control is not a proper function of government, nor does our federal government have any lawful authority to use the taxpayers' money in that fashion.
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Yeah, people lose money in the stock market every day too, probably because they don't know how to properly invest. Should they have government take money from others and give to them to cover their losses, or should they suffer the negative consequences of their own choices?
Same thing with birth control. If people want to engage in sexual intercourse, let them spend $5 at Walmart for a box of condoms. If they choose to have sex without using contraceptives and the woman becomes pregnant, then they are responsible since it is a consequence of their own choices. The burden should not be placed upon the taxpayers any more than covering the losses someone incurs in the stock market.
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Then let them make choices that don't result in pregnancy.
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Not if the clinic is funded with taxpayer money. If you have a teenager, it is YOUR responsibility as a parent to either teach the kid not to engage in sexual activity until marriage (or adulthood) or to provide (pay for yourself) contraceptives. It is not the burden of society.
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If your mom condoned your teenage sexual escapades and provided you with contraceptives, that's her choice as a parent. However, taxpayers shouldn't be forced to pay so some people can have free contraceptives.
In 5 years if you want your daughter to have sex, then take $5 out of your own pocket and buy her a box of condoms at Walmart. That's your burden as a parent, not that of society. Don't be a leech.
This very well could be the post of the year. Bravo! The silence is deafening when people know they're wrong and can't even muster up a simple comeback. I can see the liberals typing one sentence and erasing it in attempt to have a strong response, only to say "screw it, I got nothing." LOL!

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