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Sat Aug 10, 2013, 08:18 AM Aug 2013

Lying Sacks of S*** of The Week: “Christian” Pregnancy Centers


"What Would Jesus Lie About? The answer would appear to be “just about everything”, if a woman goes into a taxpayer-funded Crisis Pregnancy Center and asks a question:

“When a woman walked into a state-funded “crisis pregnancy center” in Manassas, Va., this summer and told the counselor she might be pregnant, she was told that condoms don’t actually prevent STDs and that birth control frequently causes hair loss, memory loss, headaches, weight gain, fatal blood clots and breast cancer.”

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Lying Sacks of S*** of The Week: “Christian” Pregnancy Centers (Original Post) riqster Aug 2013 OP
did anyone really expect anything different? hobbit709 Aug 2013 #1
Of course not. riqster Aug 2013 #2
I did just the opposite. no_hypocrisy Aug 2013 #3
what kind of answering service? jehop61 Aug 2013 #4
Generic answering service no_hypocrisy Aug 2013 #5
You gave her what she needed. yellerpup Aug 2013 #7
Doesn't sound like a "Christian" pregnancy "counseling" center riqster Aug 2013 #6
They are fundamentalists. Enthusiast Aug 2013 #8
The ideologues motto: sulphurdunn Aug 2013 #9
Should be edited to "My truth is absolute." sakabatou Aug 2013 #14
Good suggestion. sulphurdunn Aug 2013 #15
Taxpayer funded "faith based" charities' bullshit! mountain grammy Aug 2013 #10
this! BlancheSplanchnik Aug 2013 #11
The Establishment Clause, too. riqster Aug 2013 #13
Don't you know? Pregnancy is a punishment from God. hunter Aug 2013 #12


(13,986 posts)
2. Of course not.
Sat Aug 10, 2013, 08:28 AM
Aug 2013

That doesn't mean they should not be held up for public ridicule when they meet our expectations.


(47,059 posts)
3. I did just the opposite.
Sat Aug 10, 2013, 09:07 AM
Aug 2013

I was doing the midnight shift of an answering service almost 20 years ago. A 15 year old girl called around 4 a.m., crying that she was scared that she might be pregnant because the condom broke. I told her about three different programs including Planned Parenthood and free county clinics. I then cross-examined her. Could she tell me the five most effective forms of birth control and their failure rates? No, she couldn't. I told her that until she could do the same, to stay out of back seats. To take responsibility for her fertility. Nothing preachy but firm in my convictions. She listened and calmed down. I've wondered what happened to her.


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4. what kind of answering service?
Sat Aug 10, 2013, 09:46 AM
Aug 2013

Sounds like you may have overstepped your bounds. This type of questioning seems pretty intrusive for a non-professional.


(47,059 posts)
5. Generic answering service
Sat Aug 10, 2013, 09:48 AM
Aug 2013

I may or may not have overstepped. The discussion naturally developed by her initiative.


(13,986 posts)
6. Doesn't sound like a "Christian" pregnancy "counseling" center
Sat Aug 10, 2013, 10:06 AM
Aug 2013

Those places are fronts for evangelization and propaganda, funded by tax dollars.



(6,891 posts)
9. The ideologues motto:
Sat Aug 10, 2013, 10:59 AM
Aug 2013

Truth is absolute.
Information that supports my beliefs is factual.
Information that does not support them is false.
Therefore: What I believe is absolute truth.

mountain grammy

(26,885 posts)
10. Taxpayer funded "faith based" charities' bullshit!
Sat Aug 10, 2013, 10:59 AM
Aug 2013

I stand on the First Amendment. Stop funding churches!


(38,575 posts)
12. Don't you know? Pregnancy is a punishment from God.
Sat Aug 10, 2013, 11:26 AM
Aug 2013

Unless you are raped, preferably by your husband. Then it's a gift.

A reasonable adult who wanted to prevent abortions would teach kids everything there is know about sex, the good, the bad, the ugly, and they would make birth control easily available.

The lies these misogynist death cults spread are the cause of the "crisis."

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