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How many pro-lifers have tried to adopt unwanted children?

It kills me when they march and scream at people about abortion, but I know very few people who have ever adopted children. I am personally (for myself) pro-life, but I would never want the government making that kind of decision for me. I didn't feel so strongly about this until I got a job as a public health nurse. I see so many unwanted, neglected, and abused children each week that I wonder if they would have been better off not being born.

Asked By: skeptic - 9/30/2008
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Close. I'm a caretaker for a child with severe cerebral palsey. If I get married, I will most likely adopt her (and have to find a new job... More
Answered By: Buddy_Lee_Hombre_de_accion - 9/30/2008
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to young now, but will as soon as I'm old enough abortion is murder
Answered By: The fool says there is no god - 9/30/2008
 
You'll find the answer to that very hard to find. Why? Because pro-lifers don't adopt. Period. They'll prevent a woman from getting the medical help they desperately need, but adopt? Naah, that's WAAAY too much trouble!
Answered By: The Canadian Atheist - 9/30/2008
 
*drink*
Answered By: geni - 9/30/2008
 
Ask those kids that in 20 years. See if they think they would have been better off not being born. I bet not. And I have not personally adopted any children yet, I am young and cannot afford it. That doesn't mean that I never will.
Answered By: amoo - 9/30/2008
 
You are so crazy! idiocy spews through your veins- granted by the last sentence you've written.
Answered By: Fosho..™ - 9/30/2008
 
Just because you see abused, unwanted, and neglected children that doesn't mean they were better off not being born. ALL children born into this world deserve life you blame the stupid parent not the kids...
Answered By: I am me - 9/30/2008
 
People need to be responsible for their own choices....just because I don't believe in abortion does not mean I need to assume the responsibility of an unwanted pregnancy......in the year 2008, pregnancy can be avoided....babies do not need to be murdered.
Answered By: FROG E - 9/30/2008
 
I am definitely for life...and would love to adopt. Hopefully some day we will... More
Answered By: Jeff- BA, MMin, follows Jesus - 9/30/2008
 
If I can afford it, I would really love to adopt one or two children some day, even if I am able to have my own... More
Answered By: JillyBeans - 9/30/2008
 
I'm not currently old enough or in a position to adopt anyone, but I am deffinately considering it. I think every child deserves a home. If I never get to a place where I can adopt I will probably foster.
Answered By: Somebody - 9/30/2008
 
I have two adopted children and I am pro life and I am voting for Obama and Biden. Biden is a Roman Catholic and is pro life also.
Answered By: alana - 9/30/2008
 
I don't know if they make such numbers available to the public, but I have heard of quite a few and I know some personally as well that have adopted. Our history is filled with unwanted, neglected, and abused children that have grown into adults that have made a big difference in all of mankind's life.
Answered By: exodust20 - 9/30/2008
 
None of them they have enough problems feeding their families on my tax dollars .
Answered By: Lizard of Ahaz Recreated - 9/30/2008
 
I have adopted two, on top of my own five,One is mentally challenged. gb
Answered By: tj217d - 9/30/2008
 
Not any in my area. They don't even want to be foster parents. No they would rather just tell others how to live or make others lives miserable and let someone else clean up the messes. You will find them doing that.... screaming at the top of their lungs and when presented with the problems that the infant brings... More
Answered By: Praire Crone - 9/30/2008
 
I am to young to adopt at the moment as I get older I would love to adopt and give birth. Abortion should be a nonexistent resort, why should babies get a worse death then a person who has murdered people what did that baby do to deserve that??? Murder is murder inside the whom or outside of it.
Answered By: leah <3 - 9/30/2008
 
I know some Pro-life folks who foster or adopt, but the fact is that the system is completely overloaded and very few of these pro-lifers actually foster or adopt. It is hypocritical and sad. If they really cared that much, they'd fix and support the system, provide universal health care to all families, and see... More
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Answered By: Glee - 9/30/2008
 
I do have a pair of pro-life friends who are not active poltically. They adopted a racially mixed little boy who had been tortured by his drug addict mother. He's so well adjusted he didn't realize until he was 8 that his new parents are white. Correct that to it wasn't an issue, then he became curious about his dark... More
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Answered By: USA Is An Atheist Nation 92%er - 9/30/2008
 
Why not apply this philosophy to the homeless, the crippled, and insane. I am sure they would all be better off. If people would not procreate unless they are in a relationship that supports children, then there would not be so many cases as you described. Abortion is now just a form of birth control, and a life is... More
Answered By: thewizardofodd - 9/30/2008
 
Of course not! In the words of the late George Carlin "That's something Christ might do!"
Answered By: Caturdayz - 9/30/2008
 
I have helped support and raise a beautiful 12 year old girl,from birth and love her as my own...(I was instrumental in saving her from the act of abortion)...I visit her,everyday and love her as my own children... More
Answered By: bonsai bobby - 9/30/2008
 
My daughter adopted twins what a wonderful opportunity for you to pray specifically for those children in need
Answered By: motherof4gramof13gr8of9 - 9/30/2008
 
The only reason anyone screams at people going in to get abortions is because the wacko abortion laws keep demonstrators so far away that they have no choice but to yell... More
Answered By: DougLawrence - 9/30/2008
 
govt. departments have made it very difficult for people to adopt, in years gone by once the mother gave her baby away to a good home that was that. now political correctness allows the biological mother to see her baby whenever she wants to thereby causing much hardship to the adoptees, there is a case pending where... More
Answered By: robert C - 9/30/2008
 
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