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Thread: SunTimes/B&A Poll on Abortion due to Risk of Suicide 59% Yes, 34% No

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    Default SunTimes/B&A Poll on Abortion due to Risk of Suicide 59% Yes, 34% No

    SunTimes/B&A poll on abortion

    Mother's life at risk (not suicide) 87% yes, 10% no
    Suicidal 59% yes,34% no
    Pregnant from rape 74% yes,20% no
    Fatal foetal abnormality 80% yes, 15% no

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    I'm quite surprised that the 'Pregnant from Rape' is significantly higher % than the 'Suicidal' option.
    Boycott the "Irish" Sun rag.

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    So, somewhere from 60 to 80% of Irish voters are rabid baby murdering abortionistas?
    Put a thief among honest men and they will eventually relieve him of his watch. Flann O'Brien

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    Quote Originally Posted by statsman View Post
    So, somewhere from 60 to 80% of Irish voters are rabid baby murdering abortionistas?
    It's a poll. Easier to give an off-the-cuff opinion than vote it into law in a polling booth.

    I've sometimes been tempted to vote FF, but managed to see the light as the pen descended to the paper . . .
    Abortion is an act of violence. Violence demeans humanity, particularly violence against women and children.

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    It'll be interesting to see what trickery will be deployed to mangle these statistics into good news for the anti-choice contingent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hewson View Post
    It's a poll. Easier to give an off-the-cuff opinion than vote it into law in a polling booth.

    I've sometimes been tempted to vote FF, but managed to see the light as the pen descended to the paper . . .
    Quote Originally Posted by Al Gebra View Post
    It'll be interesting to see what trickery will be deployed to mangle these statistics into good news for the anti-choice contingent.
    Too slow, Al.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Al Gebra View Post
    It'll be interesting to see what trickery will be deployed to mangle these statistics into good news for the anti-choice contingent.
    Statistics are statistics.

    Facts often differ.
    Abortion is an act of violence. Violence demeans humanity, particularly violence against women and children.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hewson View Post
    Statistics are statistics.

    Facts often differ.
    You didn't study Quantitative Analysis, did you?
    Boycott the "Irish" Sun rag.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hewson View Post
    Statistics are statistics.

    Facts often differ.
    Ah here....

    I have a slight suspicion you would not be saying that if the numbers were the opposite way around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hewson View Post
    Statistics are statistics.

    Facts often differ.
    Facts never differ; opinions do.
    Put a thief among honest men and they will eventually relieve him of his watch. Flann O'Brien

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