Response to ‘Curious in Stephens City’

In response to Mr. Ferguson’s opinion in the November 17th Winchester Star, I find as a nurse the topic on selling baby body parts disgusting and unnecessary! The entire world is trying to cope with the anxiety, fear, and great loss of life due to COVID and Mr. Ferguson wants to slander the governor of Virginia who is also a fine physician. In addition to misquoting what the governor stated about abortions, which is a woman’s decision, it is time to concentrate on some constructive and meaningful ideas to improve working together as a community. It is time to move on and not add to distasteful rhetoric. Honesty, I don’t know why the newspaper decided to publish his column.

Rosalie Lewis Winchester

Rosalie Lewis

Winchester

(19) comments

Catherine Giovannoni

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Spock Here

They "decided to publish it" because it was the "best" of the weird letters they got that day. Since the virus will be gone by election day....well, now inauguration day, the editors felt it was time to bring up old nonsense again. Just a thought

Blondie

If you don't want a baby, then don't get pregnant in the first place instead of killing unborn children.

Spock Here

and the rape victim, "no abortion for you!" and "take care of it yourself, quit asking for handouts"

Doc Samson

And what percentage of abortions are due to rape, sporky? Did you guess less than 1.5%? What percentage are due to circumstances of convenience? Actions should result in consequences, good, bad, or otherwise.

https://www.guttmacher.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/pubs/psrh/full/3711005.pdf

Don't bother reading it, it contains actual statistics that won't match your narrative...

Spock Here

I won't read it because I already know, and don't care, since it's none of my business. It's none of yours either

Bryan.the.Nuri

I have seen these stats before.

So what do you want done with the unwanted children? You gonna start adopting?

Bernie Mac

The exact quote from Northam -

"And it’s done in cases where there may be severe deformities, there may be a fetus that’s non-viable. So in this particular example, if a mother is in labor, I can tell you exactly what would happen. The infant would be delivered, the infant would be kept comfortable, the infant would be resuscitated if that’s what the mother and the family desired, and then a discussion would ensue between the physicians and the mother."

The topic of the discussion is obvious. What to do with the non-viable fetus?

shinyhappypeople

This is not a question like “what would you do for a klondike bar” or “how do you solve a problem like Maria”. Its a real and serious question for a DOCTOR to have with a PATIENT. If you aren’t either one of those individuals...then pound some pavement and mind your own business. Much as i believe you need one, i won’t try to force a lobotomy on you. Conversely, you aren't going to tell me what i can and cannot do with my body. It’s quite simply none of your business.

Bernie Mac

Thanks for the simpleton point of view.

Doc Samson

@Bernie - The Left is full-blown Crazy Town, i.e. killin' babies is totally cool, hilarious even, but Trump? The guy who has been instrumental in several Mid-East peace deals to the benefit of Israel? The guy who has Jewish family members? The guy who followed through on moving the embassy to Jerusalem when other presidents only paid lip service? Yeah, he's literally Hitler. The "stoopid" is real... [rolleyes]

Mrea

Let’s don’t deepen the divide!

Mrea

You’re always deepening the divide. But, how even possible since you are not a liberal and only liberals are capable of deepening the divide?

Conservative

Go ahead, kill the unwanted baby, but for God's sake, don't have a death sentence for criminals. We want them. /sarcasm off

Spock Here

Pregant women are caught between a rock and a hard place with you, aren't they. You said this week: "hoochis mama spreading her legs for every cretin and popping out kids so she can get her welfare checks." Maybe we should make guys responsible for birth control.....

Conservative

Are you advocating using abortions as birth control? Because that's what it sounds like.

Doc Samson

@Con - The CDC data confirms that the VAST majority of them are for just that...

Bryan.the.Nuri

When will you start adopting? Are people with your record allowed to adopt?

Bryan.the.Nuri

Are you a doctor?

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