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Abortion Clinic Employee Shares How Some Pro-Life Women Act When They Come In As Customers
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Abortion Clinic Employee Shares How Some Pro-Life Women Act When They Come In As Customers

Twitter user Annoyed Cicada created a thread about abortion clinics and started a discussion on a very sensitive topic online. The Twitter user shared how, in their experience as an abortion clinic employee, some pro-life women get abortions themselves and allegedly try to justify this by lashing out at others. Scroll down to read Annoyed Cicada’s thoughts in their own words.

According to a recent Gallup poll, around 62 percent of Americans who are between the ages of 18 and 29 consider themselves to be pro-choice on the question of abortion. Meanwhile, only 37 percent of Americans over the age of 65 are pro-choice.

We know that this is a very sensitive topic, dear Pandas. Whether you are pro-choice or pro-life, remember to keep the discussion in the comment section civil and respect your fellow readers.

An abortion clinic employee shared their experience with some clients

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The same poll found that 48 percent of all interviewed American men identified as pro-choice and 46 percent thought of themselves as pro-life. Meanwhile, fewer women (43 percent) who took part in the poll considered themselves pro-choice; 51 percent identified as pro-life. In both cases, 6 percent of men and women had no opinion.

In May 2020, Gallup found that 20 percent of Americans believe that abortions should be illegal in all circumstances. Meanwhile, 29 percent thought that they should be legal under any circumstances; 50 percent believe that they should be legal, but only under certain circumstances.

When compared to 2019, the number of Americans supporting abortions without restrictions increased by 4 percent.

Even though the number of Americans who are either pro-choice or pro-life is more or less equal right now, this wasn’t always the case. According to Gallup, far more Americans identified themselves as supporters of the pro-choice position a couple of decades ago.

Back in 1995, Gallup found that 56 percent of respondents were pro-choice and only 33 percent were pro-life. Meanwhile, 5 percent had mixed opinions, 3 percent had no idea what the terms meant, and another 3 percent had no opinion whatsoever.

Here’s how some people reacted to the thread

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Dianna Siever
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I just need to add that Planned Parenthood isn't only an abortion clinic. They were wonderful to me and my husband when we didn't have insurance and needed prenatal care. They helped insure our baby would be born healthy. Our story is not some small exception either. Free prenatal vitamins, free ultrasound, free professional advice and help. Not once did they suggest abortion. They said, "Do you want to have this baby?" and when we said "Yes" that was instantly everyone's main goal.

Leo Domitrix
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

PP cauvht my gnradma's uterine cancer. Thank you, Planned Parenthood for ALL services.

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Louloubelle
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm sorry, but I disagree with the term "pro-life". They're simply anti-abortion. If they were pro-life then they would support the women who don't have abortions and keep a child, while living in poverty. Or how about they step up and adopt the children that are unwanted? I don't see that happening. That's life.

Marcy Brown
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Exactly. There are about 300,000+ children in the US that are available for adoption and about 64 million people that consider themselves "Pro-Life". If they were truly Pro-Life that number of children waiting to be adopted should be zero.

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Pamela24
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Infuriating. What bothers me most, in the end, is the point mentioned in one of the comments there. That there are very effective ways to lower the amount of terminated pregnancies - thorough sex education and easy access to contraceptives. But the people who scream "pro-life" the loudest are in most cases against those too. By the way, I have a huge amount of respect for the person who said they're pro-life but also supports these programmes. If everyone was that way we'd be much better of. I'm still very much pro-choice but this is a standpoint I can have some respect for.

Viviane
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

There are countries where teenagers have more sex than American ones, but fewer pregnancies. They're not taught that sex is wrong; the emphasis is on preventing pregnancy and STDs.

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Dianna Siever
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I just need to add that Planned Parenthood isn't only an abortion clinic. They were wonderful to me and my husband when we didn't have insurance and needed prenatal care. They helped insure our baby would be born healthy. Our story is not some small exception either. Free prenatal vitamins, free ultrasound, free professional advice and help. Not once did they suggest abortion. They said, "Do you want to have this baby?" and when we said "Yes" that was instantly everyone's main goal.

Leo Domitrix
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

PP cauvht my gnradma's uterine cancer. Thank you, Planned Parenthood for ALL services.

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Louloubelle
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm sorry, but I disagree with the term "pro-life". They're simply anti-abortion. If they were pro-life then they would support the women who don't have abortions and keep a child, while living in poverty. Or how about they step up and adopt the children that are unwanted? I don't see that happening. That's life.

Marcy Brown
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Exactly. There are about 300,000+ children in the US that are available for adoption and about 64 million people that consider themselves "Pro-Life". If they were truly Pro-Life that number of children waiting to be adopted should be zero.

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Pamela24
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Infuriating. What bothers me most, in the end, is the point mentioned in one of the comments there. That there are very effective ways to lower the amount of terminated pregnancies - thorough sex education and easy access to contraceptives. But the people who scream "pro-life" the loudest are in most cases against those too. By the way, I have a huge amount of respect for the person who said they're pro-life but also supports these programmes. If everyone was that way we'd be much better of. I'm still very much pro-choice but this is a standpoint I can have some respect for.

Viviane
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

There are countries where teenagers have more sex than American ones, but fewer pregnancies. They're not taught that sex is wrong; the emphasis is on preventing pregnancy and STDs.

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