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|Wed, 06-18-2003 - 1:46pm|
These are the people I absolutely hate. Last year was my first year away at college and at one point during the spring semester a PL group came to my campus. And these weren't the usual preachers that we get on occasion, they had a whole display of pictures ten feet high all around the center of campus. Of course, they had their "warning" signs up saying warning, genocide photos ahead. Not that it did any good of course because i wasn't about to walk ten minutes out of my way to avoid them. Anyways, they had plenty of pictures depicting aborted fetuses, i find it interesting that they claim these were unwanted pregnancies. I don't know too many doctors that photograph the fetus after every procedure performed. But the part that really upset me was that they compared abortion to genocide. first of all, perhaps they needed a dictionary because genocide is the extermination of a people (race, religion, etc.) second, they had pictures of holocaust victims, lynched african americans, along with many others. I wasn't offended because of the abortion aspect, I was offended because this shows no sympathy for students who might have had relatives that died in those camps or because of their skin color. It's sad that they resorted to comparing a fetus to a group of human beings that suffered mercilessly. Fetuses don't suffer, they merely cease to exist. They went too far in my opinion. Don't get me wrong, i'm all about free speech and I wasn't hoping to have them censored in anyway. But i do think it is pathetic and cheap to compare an aborted fetus no bigger than a nickel to hundreds of thousands of individuals killed out of hatred and ignorance. I lost my respect for the extremist Pro Life arguement real fast that day.