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(CONTROVERSIAL TOPIC ALERT)...Abortion... (if you want to discuss in the comment section with other people, please be respectful and mature) 

2,514 deviants said I support it in certain situations ( incest, rape, medical problems, etc)
2,169 deviants said I support it ( your body, your right )
673 deviants said I only support it for medical problems ( the baby isn't viable or the mother is at great risk)
594 deviants said I am against it completely. ( it is murder )

Devious Comments

yozoru Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Hobbyist
If abortion remains illegal, women will still get them anyway. The process would just be more dangerous and under the table. Laws don't control everything. Weed is illegal in my state yet I know dozens of people who smoke it on a regular basis. The government or laws for that matter shouldn't dictate what women can and can't do with their bodies. 
IridescentCatalyst Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013
Don't support it to be honest.
ChiyoTakeda Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I feel like it isn't our place as individuals to try to control what people do. If they choose to have an abortion - no matter what the reason is - then that's their decision. If, in the end it does turn out to be something bad and you're, say, punished in the next life, then it was still their decision in the end and only God will know and understand why they made that choice. It's not our place to judge them.
NeonVillain Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fully support it (your body, your rights).

Never understood the "under certain circumstances" argument, because what you are effectively saying is that it is wrong to essentially murder what would become a child, unless the mother was raped, in which case, then it is suddenly ok to murder a innocent child? I don't understand the position. Regardless, a fetus isn't a child, it is a fetus. What is has is the potential to become a child. It does fall under the scientific conditions of "life," so there is no argument from me there, but so does sperm. Your going to have to create a few more laws in addition if you want to outlaw abortion on the basis of it being "life." :giggle: I don't like the "potential to be" argument, because it evolves a future state which you cannot predict. How much potential? etc.

Anyways, like someone else said, it is gonna happen either way.
Kanjimaru67 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
Let's look at this from another angle. Even if abortion were outlawed, it wouldn't go away. As seen back before the Roe V. Wade court ruling, women would try to use increasingly desperate methods of getting rid of unborn children. However, these methods in themselves were incredibly dangerous--literally taking knitting needles, coat hangers, or anything else sharp enough to do the job and having atrociously unqualified "doctors" try to puncture the amniotic sac of the embryo. More often than not, these women would die from horrible infections.

I do not believe that these women in any way deserved to die because they did not want or could not take care of a child. I also do not believe that the only kind of women who utilize abortion clinics are irresponsible or promiscuous. So in the case that my sister, or my friend, or a young married woman who isn't ready to become a mother, or any other woman becomes pregnant by accident and feels that she cannot go through the emotional and physical strain of carrying an unwanted child, I want them to be safe. I want them to have access to a hygienic, government-approved facility for a hygienic, government-approved abortion. I want them to live.
blazeb4ozzy Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012
I think that a fetus or embryo is not a person until it is out of a woman's body. Now, I'm not going to go out and get an abortion right away, but I think that it is your body and it's your choice what to do with it. I seriously can't stand anyone who says that a woman can't do what she wants with her body. If you want to be a prostitute, be my guest. Just don't tell me about it afterwards.
sophielol Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
i support other people doing it like my friend she got pregnant at 12 which wasn't her fault (she wasn't willing but not quite rape) i totally supported her through that but i myself would never get an abortion because its my body my right so yh do with your life and body what you want.
fatexfellxshort Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2011
Wow. I wasn't expecting those results. I am dissapoint.
PanteraSunrise Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I will never 'support' abortion. I cannot condone it or say that it is okay, because to me no human being has the right to decide what does or doesn't not qualify as a life based on some quack with a microscope counting the cells in the body.

However, I know that I cannot live other people's lives for them. I can also understand the reason behind it sometimes, such as a pregnancy from incest or rape, or to save your life because of a health problem- understand but still not support. I was nineteen when I got pregnant, and both my then-boyfriend and I agreed that though it was too soon, the life was too precious to destroy, or to regret. My son is 8 months old now, I'm married, and to the very last cell in my body I do not regret it. I love him so much, even if things are harder now I can't blame him for it, because it was MY choices that caused him to exist in the first place. I knew what could happen when I was intimate with my boyfriend, and I could not hold the baby responsible or punish him for my choice. Even if I had conceived out of tragedy, by someone hurting me, or if there was a health problem, I know I would still make the same choice.

Still, as I said, I respect other peoples' rights to make their own choices and have their own beliefs. The only situation I will actively lash out at someone is when some stupid bitch who is too lazy to use protection but won't stop sleeping around gets her eighth abortion because to her it's an acceptable form of birth control and she doesn't see anything wrong with it. I've known people like that, and to me that is so disgusting I feel ill. If you want to screw your brains out and won't use protection, then get yourself spayed so you don't keep punishing your children for your own choices.
Belinofente Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2011  Student General Artist
The only thing I have to say about this is: Remember that it all falls back on the parents who raise them. I want to draw your attention to your last paragraph in relation to your experience with those girls you know. The cut-off on how to answer this depends on when the person considers the child a human being; I'm not getting into that discussion, I am putting the statement out there to add some consideration, and also how sensitive they are to the topic.

That said, from my point of view and how I have reflected upon it through the years: It falls on those girls' and boys' parents/guardians for not properly teaching them how to appropriately protect themselves while engaging in those activities. The men should also know better. The blame falls on both parties. And when one doesn't want to use protection, then the other should then say, "then sorry, honey, no go."

Parents now a days think the school system is responsible for raising their children, or they think that if they don't educate their sons or daughters about sex then they won't do it, which isn't the case. Never is. Granted, there are responsive parents, but the ones I see are few and far between.

So: Although they should be more responsible, I believe it is best because those children are not raised in a household where they're needs and necessary guidance are not taken priority, thus continuing the horrible cycle.

Regardless of what you or I have to say on the matter, it happens, even if we post our opinions on journals or blogs like this. The only thing we can do is raise our offspring properly and to the best of our ability with knowledge on the subject and knowing when it is proper to have children, when to say "No" and so on. That's all you can do, from that point on it is on them as they mature and develop their own opinions.
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