Because freedom can't protect itself
I have a right to speak, sing, advertise, display, choose, see, attain, ignore, tuneout, reblast, show, etc. as long as I don't harm the other. It is a matter of interpretation.
It is CIVIL LIBERTIES, and I am for total LIBERTY, LIBERTIES and FREEDOM.
I have a right to listen, pay attention, and to ignore others displays and presentation.
RIGHTS FOR ALL.
You don't like my tree, ad, or parade, move on, ignore and display yours.
I am interested.
MERRY CHRISTMAS TO MY MEMBERS OF ACLU
I hope you plan on investigating the Obama administration for crimes against America!
You, the ALCU, and the Leftist agendinzing present government are what ails America.
What makes the ACLU think that my money should support a woman's abortion or her 3rd,4th or 5th abortion? Abortion is not a health issue, you can be pregnant and be healthy. You can have your right to an abortion, give me my right not to have to pay for it.
Teach them about birth control. Abortion is murder. I should not have to pay for something that is against my personal faith. Abortion is not a health issue. The ACLU is a virus in America.
Merry Christmas to everyone at ACLU.
While, in general, I support abortions rights, I feel that it's MUCH MORE IMPORTANT to pass health care reform with or without abortion health care.
Health care reform is such an important piece of legislation.
Please, please don't push too hard in getting abortion health care included in the health care package. If you do, it may have a terrible impact on getting any reasonable health care reform for decades.
And that would be a tragedy in my opinion.
Thank you for your consideration.
Agreed with Jeff. The opportunity for universal health care trumps the possible inconvenience of women who want the government to subsidize their abortions.
And I'm confused by the "Merry Christmas to the ACLU" posts. The ACLU doesn't want or try to take away anyone's right to say "Merry Christmas".
Merry Christmas to you too, I guess. A month early but why the heck not.
Anon #4. My personal faith also says not to kill, yet I am forced to pay taxes to for the military to kill real, innocent people.
Teaching birth control was outlawed by the conservatives so we have a generation of ignorant children. In any case, birth control is not perfect.
Good grief. I wish people would educate themselves about what this health care bill says. As i understand it, the original language said NO PUBLIC FUNDING FOR ABORTION. So this fight against Stupak-Pitts is NOT about asking anyone to pay for anyone's abortion. Your money won't subsidize anyone's abortion.
It's about LETTING A WOMAN USE HER OWN MONEY TO PAY FOR HER ABORTION. It's about letting women keep the abortion coverage they already have. Feelings, opinions, and rhetoric are fine but start with the facts.
And Merry Christman and Happy Hanukkah to you too!! I love the ACLU and I also happily celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Yes, Virginia, the two can co-exist.
the stupak amendment should stay to make sure that the unborn child's rights are protected.
I agree that the Stupak amendment should stay to make sure the unborn child's rights are protected. Once the woman "chooses" to have unprotected sex, she gives up the "right" to kill the unwanted child. My comment is not directed toward the rape or the incest cases, nor the danger of the mother's life. And I say "Merry Christmas" to you all, to promote the greeting, not to antagonize.
Anonymous will you still claim that abortion is not a health issue if your own daughter dies from a back alley abortion?
Abortion is murder.
No one wants to pay to have a baby murdered by having its brains pulled out of it's tiny skull!
If ACLU protects so much, why not protect the most vulnerable human beings on the face of the earth, the un-born in their nurseries.
If you do not believe life begins at conception, ask a young teen ager why he buys condoms!
To prevent "life" right?
Protect all or protect none!
Stupak is an "Angel" for these poor, unprotected human beings. God Bless him and everyone fighting the "Murder of the Innocence" ie "abortion"!
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