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July 14, 2005

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I don't know that I have strong feelings on this. What are her other options? Would you feel better if she chose to abort the baby? Should she forego the treatment until the baby is born?

I don't think I made my point very well: I mean it challenges my assumptions about abortion. If I get uncomfortable with the idea of putting a fetus through chemo, how can I not be uncomfortable with abortion in general?

If I'm feeling concerned for the lack of the fetus' ability to "choose" to go through chemo, then how can I not be equally concerned about their lack of "choice" to be aborted.

That was more where I was going with that...all about me and my thought processes. I honestly could never try to tell that woman what to do. And we hardly know enough of the story and her other options and their chances of success to form an opinion anyway.

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