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Quotes About Abortion

These quotes do not represent PoemofQuotes' opinion on abortion. They are for historical and reference value only.

Abrotions have taken place for thousands of years. Whether or not they are legal or moral is a whole other discussion, but the fact remains that they will occur whether or not our governments allow it.

How can a moral wrong be a civil right?
Anti-Abortion slogan in the 1990s
This right of privacy, whether it be founded in the Fourteenth Amendment's concept of personal liberty and restrictions upon state action, as we feel it is, or, as the District Court determined, in the Ninth Amendment's reservation of rights to the people, is broad enough to encompass a woman's decision whether or not to terminate her pregnancy.
Harry A. Blackmun, Roe v. Wade
I've noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born.
Ronald Reagan
The preservation of life seems to be rather a slogan than a genuine goal of the anti-abortion forces; what they want is control. Control our behavior: power over women. Women in the anti-choice movement want to share in male power over women, and do so by denying their own womanhood, their own rights and responsibilities.
Ursula K. Le Guin
A woman's right to choose an abortion is something central to a woman's life, to her dignity.... And when government controls that decision for her, she's being treated as less than a full adult human being responsible for her own choices.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament.
Florynce R. Kennedy
The cemetery of the victims of human cruelty in our century is extended to include yet another vast cemetery, that of the unborn.
Pope John Paul II
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