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Pictures Of Anti-Abortion March In SF
by Z
Saturday Jan 20th, 2007 11:50 PM
Tens of thousands of anti-abortion protesters took to Embarcadero Saturday in their annual march against the right for women to choose to have abortions. Here is a sampling of the signs in the march.

(Pictures I Took Of The Counter-Protest Can Be Found Here: )
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by sludge
Sunday Jan 21st, 2007 5:46 AM
hey priest
whadda' ya say
how many boys have you fucked today?
by cp
Sunday Jan 21st, 2007 7:57 AM
Were there any offended queer San Francisco residents watching? Were they doing that for the TV cameras? I guess any group can make the mistake of having a protest just for themselves - several times I've gone to an event where the leaders had no media strategy, and it turned out that the plan was to take a short march through the Western Addition or Mission or something, then listen to speeches, where the net effect was for the marchers themselves to feel better. The next day, there were no articles in the paper, and the only witnesses were some people living on the street and kids at a playground.
by Nancy
Sunday Jan 21st, 2007 4:35 PM
Open your eyes to what it means to be pro-choice. A child is a child, no matter how small. Watch National Geographic's "In the Womb: Multiples" and ask yourself if you could choose to dismember and destroy these infants. Women suffer greatly from being pressured into such unimaginable "choices." Listen to women who have been there. Visit or Silent No More.
Watch how diligently the well-to-do evangelist Christians are taking away your rights, state by state, woman by woman. They don't care what you think, they want you and your uterus for Bush's army.

This video is viewable online- it's about the last abortion clinic in Jackson, Mississippi.
by Pro life
Sunday Jan 21st, 2007 9:43 PM
It seems that there were a lot of young women protesting against abortion.The abortion industry attempt to roll out the stereotype of men controlling women but it is clearly obvious that huge numbers of women opposes abortion. Check out the feminists for life website.
by what a coincidence!
Sunday Jan 21st, 2007 11:01 PM
They are beautifully represented by many pictures here on indybay. For info on how to join them go to:
by !
Monday Jan 22nd, 2007 6:21 AM
Keep abortion legal, safe and free! There's too many fucking people on this planet anyway!
by Me
Tuesday Jan 23rd, 2007 12:22 AM
Are you suggesting abortion for population control? Now we are really getting into scary extremist territory.
by I'm pro-choice
Tuesday Jan 23rd, 2007 1:18 PM
I happen to hate it when anyone uses abortion as a tool...whether that person suggests it somehow has a link with population control, or for any other reason...abortion isn't to be used by zero population's not about that, and anyone who calls themselves an environmentalist and a feminist is doing both fields of concern a huge disfavour by trying to link them.
However, for you to say "we're in scary extremist territory", is kind of a joke. i'm assuming (please correct me if i'm wrong) that you want to criminalize roe v wade
THAT'S scary extremist territory...
People in glass houses, doncha know
by Julian
(Julianmcbride00 [at] Thursday Feb 8th, 2007 3:35 PM
It seems pretty clear that for most of the pro lifers that their religion is the main reason behind their desire to deny abortion to women they don't know. It's that same outdated moralizing that also makes them want to outlaw or limit contraceptives. Remember please that the churches preached in favor of genocide of the American Indians, pro slavery, the denial of the vote for women, and anti civil rights. The church also put 3 million women to death from the 11th until the 19th century. They have no moral ground to stand on and are always on the side of controlling women and their own access to power and money. Wake up sheep! Your old man white God is a fallacy of patriarchy.
by yep
Thursday Feb 8th, 2007 5:05 PM
"It seems pretty clear that for most of the pro lifers that their religion is the main reason behind their desire to deny abortion to women they don't know."

The areas of the US with the highest opposition to abortion also have the highest rates of abortion. Some of this is due to religious opposition to sex ed and contraception but its also due to how the religious right sees male-female relationships; when the expectation is that God is behind finding the person one is destined to be with, people drop their guard and dont think logically and are more likely to get pregrant (or others pregnant) earlier (because when love is seen as something from God how could God ever let you break up so long term decisions like children are made on the false assumption that the relationship will last just due to the stong emotions). In many places preganancy among religious youth that fits this pattern, the pregnancy comes ver yearly in teen relationships and is followed by abortion because the breakup usually happens within months of pregnancy.
by Peter Paul
Tuesday Feb 20th, 2007 3:11 AM
As far as I am concerned I am pro life. Its wrong to kill newborns. Its wrong to kill human beings. For me this is pretty but for many it is not.A 24 week old fetus is a living human being not difrent from a newborn. It does not make sense that the killing of a 24 week old fetus is ok .., and the killing of a 28 week newborn is a crime. Just does not make sense.
If one does respect life one has to respect unborn.
If one does not respect life..,why condemn homicide?
If it is ok to prevent a innocent human being to live his life why not it is ok to blast the head on an adult that, after all, has already lived decades in this world?
by Woah!
Monday Feb 26th, 2007 1:57 PM
If you can't tell the physiological, morphological, cognitive difference between a 12 week, a 24 week fetus or a 32-36 week fetus and an newborn infant, you're a fool. It's no wonder you have to refer back to the simple nostrums of Catholicism and their interpretations of whose life matters.
And let's not forget, the catholic Church has been to willing to take the life of the mother in birth situations where the death of the mother was the result of birth. Nuala O'Faolin (an Irish writer) talks about this in her stories- women forced to go through labour and die slow painful deaths(thus orphaning their kids) because the church said her life was worth less.