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Bsmith
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At 22 days, a baby's heart begins to beat. During the first four weeks the baby's face will take form with large dark circles for eyes. The mouth, lower jaw, and throat are developing. Blood cells are taking shape, and circulation will begin. The tiny "heart" tube will beat 65 times a minute by the end of the fourth week.

During the next four weeks, the baby's Your baby's facial features continue to develop. Each ear begins as a little fold of skin at the side of the head. Tiny buds that eventually grow into arms and legs are forming. Fingers, toes and eyes are also forming.

The neural tube (brain, spinal cord and other neural tissue of the central nervous system) is well formed. The digestive tract and sensory organs begin to develop. Bone starts to replace cartilage.

The head is large in proportion to the rest of the baby's body.

During the next four weeks, Your baby's arms, hands, fingers, feet, and toes are fully formed. Your baby can open and close its fists and mouth. Fingernails and toenails are beginning to develop and the external ears are formed. The beginnings of teeth are forming. Your baby's reproductive organs also develop, but the baby's gender is difficult to distinguish on ultrasound.

By the end of the third month, your baby is fully formed. All the organs and extremities are present and will continue to mature in order to become functional. The circulatory and urinary systems are working and the liver produces bile.

And then...it is aborted. Killed. Sucked up by a vacuum and discarded.
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Posted on: 16.Sep.2019, 07:45 PM





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QUOTE (Saywhatwhat @ 16.Sep.2019, 05:53 PM) *
I do not value the life of an embryo or fetus the same that I do the life of those that are victims to mass shootings and school shootings.



You can use any term you want to...embryo, fetus, or bun in the oven. It is still life and abortion puts an end to it. Kills it. Murders it.
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QUOTE (Gjeebes @ 16.Sep.2019, 04:14 PM) *
it is not always the single mother's choice to be single, or to become pregnant.

Dead beat dads?



I did not say that the mothers are the only responsible person for the pregnancies. That is why I used the term: sex partners...with and s...as in plural. Again, check your reading comprehension. I would have thought that a professor would actually be able to read.
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Posted on: 16.Sep.2019, 07:40 PM





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QUOTE (Gjeebes @ 16.Sep.2019, 04:14 PM) *
Another old bigot retires.

You arrogant prick.



And now we've lowered ourselves to that crap. I am not surprised you were a professor. I met plenty of arrogant, pompous a-holes who thought that they were superior because, as a professor, they could intimidate their lowly students. Sick shit.
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QUOTE (Gjeebes @ 16.Sep.2019, 04:02 PM) *
"Uppity Black mothers, as you call them,"

Reading and comprehension slowing down for the retired shop teach?


The uppity black mother term did not come from me...it came from your post. Maybe you should check your comprehension.
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Bsmith
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I did not say that abortion is the sole responsibility of the mother. I was responding to Gjeebes statement. But you seem to be saying that the murder of the innocent babies should be allowed without any harassment. Strange position from someone who is so against anyone being killed by a gun. What is the difference between killing someone with a gun or a forceps or vacuum device. If you are open minded enough, you should watch the movie "Unplanned". I would be interested in your take on that film.

Also, anti abortion laws do not have to create more need for social services if the sex partners exercise some personal responsibility...something the snowflake generation is not too big on.

Oh, and if there was a fire and you had to choose one of your 2 kids...which one would you choose? Same question.
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Posted on: 16.Sep.2019, 11:39 AM





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The Swedes in Stockholm are known to be a bit snobbish. The rest of Sweden calls them the null ?ters (sp?) and dismisses them for being stuck up. The Swedes that I have met out in the rural areas were much nicer. Generally speaking not exactly the most outgoing people I have ever met, but nice in their own way. I would have to agree on your last point. Swedes do seem to worry about what others think of them...however, I think it is mostly do to a desire not to offend anyone.
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Uppity Black mothers, as you call them, can make choices. If they, or anyone else makes bad choices, they should accept the consequences. Babies, unborn or not, do not have the ability to make choices. They are completely innocent.

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Posted on: 15.Sep.2019, 09:49 PM





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Let me pose a question to you? When do you think life begins?
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Posted on: 15.Sep.2019, 06:01 PM





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The Constitution was written in 1787, about 100 years before the Civil War.
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Well, just think of the school shootings as late term abortions and you'll be just fine.
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Killing an innocent life is pro choice? For who? Certainly not the baby.
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QUOTE (Saywhatwhat @ 15.Sep.2019, 01:54 PM) *
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America can greatly reduce the amount of gun violence and mass/ school shootings through massive gun law reform.



Yes, it can with actual security and this can be accomplished immediately.
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And there isn't a gun crisis in America, either. The top 10 causes of death in the US are: heart disease, cancer, accidental injuries, chronic lower respiratory diseases, stroke, Alzheimer disease, diabetes, influenza and pneumonia, kidney disease, and suicide. This does not even factor in the most common cause of death in America which is abortion. In 2015, the most recent year for which data is available, a total of 638,169 abortions were reported. Far, far away much more of a crisis than mass shootings of which the total so far is 313.

You seem to cherry pick your "crisises".
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QUOTE (Gjeebes @ 14.Sep.2019, 01:09 PM) *
Yep you can. There are apparently 630,000 fully automatic machine guns in the hands of civilians, in the good ole us of A.


Have any of these 630, 000 fully automatic machine guns that are in the hands of civilians been used in any mass shootings or other acts of violence? Certainly not to my knowledge. I guess your point is moot.
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QUOTE (Saywhatwhat @ 14.Sep.2019, 10:20 AM) *
Why is it you want to do nothing to stop an obvious American crisis? With an obvious correlation between our loose gun laws and death toll due to gun violence.



I didn't say I want to do nothing, but what you are proposing is just political hijinks and will not solve the problem.

For example, I am concerned with the Islamic terrorism crisis in America. Using your logic, the US government should enact strict Islamic immigration standards and background checks on all Muslims who are currently living or wish to live in the US. The US should adopt the same Islamic immigration policy as Japan has. Is that something you would be in favor of?
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QUOTE (Gjeebes @ 14.Sep.2019, 08:37 AM) *
Just look at Canada. Can't get hand-guns, can't obtain fully automatic assault rifles.



You cannot legally buy fully automatic weapons in the US, either.
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Posted on: 13.Sep.2019, 03:04 PM





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QUOTE (Saywhatwhat @ 11.Sep.2019, 06:13 AM) *
Buddy, swegeddon is the lamest troll ever. They have posted this question many times already along with other ridiculous posts.



Perhaps, but maybe someone else can benefit from the information. I always, always, always suggest a Plan B because that is what I had and it worked for me. Being trapped in a bad situation because you didn't have a backup plan is no place to be.
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Some people, maybe a lot of people will be doomed if the predictions come true.
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Posted on: 13.Sep.2019, 12:32 PM





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Banning guns will not get them out of the hands of criminals anymore than banning drugs has worked. You are delusional if you think so. And any gun legislation making it more difficult for people to buy guns does nothing to address the millions of guns that are already out there unless you are talking about house to house confiscation and if it ever gets to that point, all is lost.
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It's not a contest, anyway. I used more energy when my commute was longer but I mitigated it as much as possible with a small 4 cylinder car that got good gas mileage. You just have to do what you can. If everyone adopts that attitude, a difference can be made.
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I don't believe that the sky is falling but I have noticed how the climate has changed in my lifetime. You may say that it is all a natural phenomenon but, as for myself, I tend to side with 98% of the scientists who believe we humans are culpable.
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