Abortion Quotes

 Of course, abortion, from a Buddhist viewpoint, is an act of killing and is negative, generally speaking. But it depends on the circumstances. If the birth will create serious problems for the parent, these are cases where there can be an exception. I think abortion should be approved or disapproved according to each circumstance. 
Author: Dalai Lama
Nationality: Tibetan
b. December 1935
  
 The problem with the Australian practice of abortion is that an objectively grave matter has been reduced to a question of the motherís convenience. 
Author: Tony Abbott
Nationality: Australian
b. 04 November 1957
  
 If half the effort were put into discouraging teenage promiscuity as goes into preventing teenage speeding, there might be fewer abortions, fewer traumatised young women and fewer dysfunctional families. 
Author: Tony Abbott
Nationality: Australian
b. 04 November 1957
  
 Since 1996, contrary to poltical correctness, the Australian parliament has overturned right-to-kill laws and almost banned gay marriage. Perhaps a political constituency may even be starting to emerge to ban abortions after 20 weeks. 
Author: Tony Abbott
Nationality: Australian
b. 04 November 1957
  
 The problem is backyard miscarriages if unscrupulous doctors prescribe these drugs for desperate women. 
Author: Tony Abbott
Nationality: Australian
b. 04 November 1957
  
 If an application did come to me, I would have to satisfy myself that compelent doctors would administer the drug in safe circumstances to women who had fully considered the alternatives and understood the risks. 
Author: Tony Abbott
Nationality: Australian
b. 04 November 1957
  
 Even if dispossession is taken to mean that government has a higher responsibility to Aborigines than to other Australians, the production of beautiful art and connectedness to the land does not warrant the maintenance of a way of life also characterised by unemployment, substance abuse and domestic violence. If people choose to live in difficult to service places, thatís their business. 
Author: Tony Abbott
Nationality: Australian
b. 04 November 1957
  
 Why isnít the fact that 100,000 women choose to end their pregnancies regarded as a national tragedy approaching the scale, say, of Aboriginal life expectancy being 20 years less than that of the general community? 
Author: Tony Abbott
Nationality: Australian
b. 04 November 1957
  
 You donít have to be a Catholic to be troubled by the current abortion culture. 
Author: Tony Abbott
Nationality: Australian
b. 04 November 1957
  
 I just think that surely there are higher priorities for Australia than funding things like that. 
Author: Tony Abbott
Nationality: Australian
b. 04 November 1957
  
 I cannot project the degree of hatred required to make those women run around in crusades against abortion. Hatred is what they certainly project, not love for the embryos, which is a piece of nonsense no one could experience, but hatred, a virulent hatred for an unnamed object. Their hatred is directed against human beings as such, against the mind, against reason, against ambition, against success, against love, against any value that brings happiness to human life. In compliance with the dishonesty that dominates today's intellectual field, they call themselves "pro-life. 
Author: Ayn Rand
Nationality: American
b. 20 January 1905  - d. 6 March 1982
  




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