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Old 01-15-2014, 07:42 PM   #1
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Default Gender inequality when it comes to reproductive rights

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2i0ulVBVsc

Basically 20 year old female groupie has sex with arian foster and gets pregnant.

She tells foster that she is keeping the baby (unilaterally making a decision to take his money for the next 18 years)

Foster (who is married, hope he got a no fault divorce clause in his pre nup) reacts poorly and tries to pressure her into getting an abortion.

Now I am not going to defend Foster's behaviour. But doesn't anyone else see how blatantly unfair and unequal reproductive laws are in our society?

Why doesn't a man have the right to unilaterally decided to give up the rights and obligations to a child, when women can unilaterally choose to abandon new bornbabies under safe haven laws (basically its an adoption)?

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Old 01-15-2014, 07:43 PM   #2
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Agreed.
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Old 01-15-2014, 07:44 PM   #3
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Them fake tears
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Old 01-15-2014, 07:55 PM   #4
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Default Re: Gender inequality when it comes to reproductive rights

I somewhat agree with you.

He should just get custody of the kid and that way no child support an he wouldn't have to worry bout this chick sponging money from him
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Old 01-15-2014, 08:05 PM   #5
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women have an easy road through life, as much as they complain that they dont. All they need to do is have a baby or get married to some schmo and they can sit on their ass for the rest of their lives watching X-factor.
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Old 01-15-2014, 08:11 PM   #6
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Default Re: Gender inequality when it comes to reproductive rights

It's so funny to me how Arian Foster luvs to portray this image of being the high brow, intellectual, 'deep' athlete then goes and pulls a typical meathead pregnancy scandal.

I don't feel bad about him having to pay a shit load of money for his indiscretion. Most all athletes cheat and shit so that part isn't irregular but IMO you deserve to lose some of your money if you continue the sex somewhat regularly and presumably don't even go the extra mile to prevent pregnancy. Still possible the child isn't his though.

I see what you're saying but I'm not gunna cry injustice for a guy who initiated an affair at TRAINING CAMP of all places (bad timing on his part) and went to extra efforts to continue the fcking in different time zones and make it regular. Maybe this chick was looking to get pregnant but he's not absolved from having to answer the bell when Child Support comes knockin at his door. If this chick is gunna carry his seed for 9 months and seemingly be a single mom, he doesn't deserve to have the matter swept under the rug for his own convenience.
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Old 01-15-2014, 08:14 PM   #7
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Default Re: Gender inequality when it comes to reproductive rights

And the idiotic, amoral, and utterly futile crusade continues.



Pick one.
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Old 01-15-2014, 08:17 PM   #8
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Because the woman carries the baby in their body, which assumes the risk of carrying a baby and childbirth. (My wife had a pretty serious condition for about a year from the 2nd pregnancy.) The man does not. I've been through two pregnancies. My wife carried a rock around with her and a pool around it to carry the rock. I said reassuring things and bought things. It's a bit easier being the man.

Some of you have very little respect for woman or any clue on being a man if you think that anything that has to do with children is something to ridicule women about. Grow up.
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Old 01-15-2014, 08:22 PM   #9
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Default Re: Gender inequality when it comes to reproductive rights

Some families value their children, others commodify them.

As the wealth gap continues to broaden in no small part because of that, we agree to give the government more power (power the founding fathers died to protect) in order to help even things out. Even when WE'RE not the people who had the kid.

It's because we're super smart and liberal and so like, advanced and stuff (and everyones gotta know it!)


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Seriously, you're so intelligent (i know because you're loudly liberal so im sure that means you must be really smart), we need you to educate us dawg!!!!
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Old 01-15-2014, 08:30 PM   #10
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Starface again? Sad.
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Old 01-15-2014, 08:33 PM   #11
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Just don't have sex with women you aren't willing to impregnate. If you can't accept the risk then don't engage in the behavior. Have a wank.
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Old 01-15-2014, 08:34 PM   #12
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Default Re: Gender inequality when it comes to reproductive rights

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Just don't have sex with women you aren't willing to impregnate. If you can't accept the risk then don't engage in the behavior. Have a wank.
The OP has a major problem with people actually having to be responsible for their own behavior.
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Old 01-15-2014, 08:35 PM   #13
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And the idiotic, amoral, and utterly futile crusade continues.



Pick one.

exactly
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Old 01-15-2014, 08:36 PM   #14
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The OP has a major problem with people actually having to be responsible for their own behavior.
And people don't see pregnancy or birth as a hardship for women for some reason. It's baffling. They really are like children, themselves first always. As men.
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Old 01-15-2014, 08:40 PM   #15
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Just don't have sex with women you aren't willing to impregnate. If you can't accept the risk then don't engage in the behavior. Have a wank.
You serious? I mean, it's human nature to have sex. I'd go insane if I didn't have sex with people I'd prefer not to get pregnant. The volume of girls out there I'd have a kid with is not exactly huge.
OP is right. It's weird to give the woman the right to both $ for the child and absolute say over whether to have the kid. Pick one or the other.
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