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What were you thinking?

August 11, 2013

Dear Great grandchildren, I write this letter to you in answer to a question that you may ask 50 or 100 years from now....

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mikekerstetter

Aug-11-13 6:49 AM

Great letter. Amen!!! I agree.

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CarlHiller

Aug-11-13 7:00 AM

What a fantastic letter! Dr.Pagana # 2. Really shows how hypocritical they are.

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ToTEXASfromPA

Aug-11-13 8:20 AM

Excellent. Thank you.

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CMReeder

Aug-11-13 8:38 AM

Wow! Too bad you won't be around to answer the questions from future generations of women of how you willfully support the subjugation of women by men.

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mikekerstetter

Aug-11-13 9:01 AM

CMReeder-"Wow! Too bad you won't be around to answer the questions from future generations of women of how you willfully support the subjugation of women by men."

Yeah, OK. Supporting the right to life of an unborn child is making women submissive to men? Only in your demented mind, Chuck.

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DavidBross

Aug-11-13 9:01 AM

"Yet, those who believe in unregulated abortion (euphemistically called "pro-choice") choose to ignore and suppress that truth." Does this mean that the author believes that there are conditions under which (in other words, regulated) he finds abortion to be acceptable?

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DavidBross

Aug-11-13 9:14 AM

"Finally, remember, it is our Christian faith that encourages solace, love, and mercy to all women who have sorrowfully chosen abortion in their past." Does this solace, love and mercy extend to those who had an abortion but were not particularly sorrowful? Also, how does one express this solace, etc? Is it as visible as the actions people take to protest abortion? Shouldn't the expression of this solace, love, and mercy include taking care of those babies that mothers did not want, but were convinced to carry to term? And, since I'm on a roll, one more thing. I bet one question his kids and grandkids will ask is, "Why did the Church condone child abuse for decades?"

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JerryfromRI

Aug-11-13 9:15 AM

I thought this was going to be a letter to future generations about why we didn't do anything about climate change.

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rick424

Aug-11-13 9:54 AM

Gee Jerry, I thought it was going to be a letter on Gay marriage, but instead it is just more stupid.

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Capricorn1

Aug-11-13 11:36 AM

"Wow! Too bad you won't be around to answer the questions from future generations of women of how you willfully support the subjugation of women by men." -Reeder

As opposed to the subjugation of unborn babies by women? The difference being, one results in the taking of a life.

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Capricorn1

Aug-11-13 11:45 AM

"Shouldn't the expression of this solace, love, and mercy include taking care of those babies that mothers did not want, but were convinced to carry to term?" -David Brows.

So, let's see, according to this line of thinking, there are two choices; A. Allow the baby to be aborted. Or B. Society is responsible for taking care of the baby since the woman didn't want it anyway. Hmmm... why don't I see a third alternative in the liberal equation; that terrible thing known as PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY. Gee, what a concept that seems to be forgotten by those that choose abortion as their primary means of birth control.

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JohnZook

Aug-11-13 12:58 PM

Capricorn- you forgot another option, "adoption". There are many families out there who would love to adopt for whatever reason. Your "absolutes" result in narrow minded thinking with a liberal ideology.

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Capricorn1

Aug-11-13 1:08 PM

John, I agree that adoption should be a primary choice before abortion, but I was replying to David's comment which mentioned nothing of adoption. I was basically taking offense to the fact that many feel society should have to take care of the child if the mother is "forced" to give birth. I would just like to know where personal responsibility comes into play in all this.

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DavidBross

Aug-11-13 1:21 PM

"So, let's see, according to this line of thinking, there are two choices; A. Allow the baby to be aborted. Or B. Society is responsible for taking care of the baby since the woman didn't want it anyway" Actually, I was only thinking of the group the author represented, namely Christians. I was in no way including government or society at large in my post.

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BenMeckbach

Aug-11-13 9:06 PM

I've read these letters and commentary for some time now. I've been close a few times to signing up for a free account to post a comment, but this letter warranted the effort. Thank you for feeling free to express your beliefs Mr. Pagana. I enjoyed the read.

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USABorn

Aug-12-13 7:52 PM

radioactive - 10:48 AM

"i'm quite certain future generation will support euthanasia for handicapped, elderly, and whatever reason."

Yep, if democrats are in charge!

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