close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

Since Abortion is GT's hot topic of the week

Discussion in 'The Furball Forum' started by OctoberRust, Oct 16, 2012.

  1. OctoberRust

    OctoberRust Anti-Federalist

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2011
    Messages:
    5,668
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Texas
    More abortion, less crime?

    Kind of like more guns, less crime?

    Any theories on why this may be? Maybe like, instead of having the kid, and him/her living a messed up life with messed up kids, that a CHL holder has to shoot 20 years down the road because they're trying to rob them, the screw up parents that were never good enough to begin with have an abortion? :dunno:

    I don't know, but I'm digging the theory! Let's hear your theory on why abortion reduces crime.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legalized_abortion_and_crime_effect
     
  2. TK-421

    TK-421

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2012
    Messages:
    10,526
    Likes Received:
    1,057
    Location:
    Pflugerville, TX
    Seeing as how most republicans seem to hate abortion, and most democrats are okay with it, I'd say there's less crime because there's less democrats. :tongueout:
     

  3. OctoberRust

    OctoberRust Anti-Federalist

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2011
    Messages:
    5,668
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Texas
    :rofl::rofl::rofl:

    That would explain why more guns = less crime is viable too then.


    Dang man, you just killed two babies with one stone.... No pun intended.
     
  4. GAFinch

    GAFinch

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2009
    Messages:
    5,943
    Likes Received:
    39
    Location:
    Georgia
    The Democrats have been replacing aborted babies with illegal immigrants, so that cancels out that crime rate change theory. I'd attribute the decrease more to the increase in concealed carry rights in states in the late 80's and in the 90's.
     
  5. tantrix

    tantrix J'aimeLouisiane

    Joined:
    Dec 27, 2003
    Messages:
    6,289
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Louisiana, CSA
    :rofl: :rofl:
     
  6. Snaps

    Snaps Hail 2 The King

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2004
    Messages:
    3,895
    Likes Received:
    163
    Location:
    SWPA sticks
    makes sense, less unwanted kids that the parents want nothing to do with means less of those kids running the streets committing crimes. Yup, I can see it
     
  7. OctoberRust

    OctoberRust Anti-Federalist

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2011
    Messages:
    5,668
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Texas

    Same. Most likely less welfare recipients too. This is just win/win/win in my opinion.
     
  8. Woofie

    Woofie Disirregardless CLM

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2007
    Messages:
    9,993
    Likes Received:
    23
    Location:
    Here
    Make abortion mandatory.
     
  9. Snaps

    Snaps Hail 2 The King

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2004
    Messages:
    3,895
    Likes Received:
    163
    Location:
    SWPA sticks
    yup... without a license.

    If you're gonna let religion dictate your laws like they want to do on abortion might as well start running sharia law.
     
  10. Blast

    Blast 'nuff said

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2002
    Messages:
    16,574
    Likes Received:
    414
    Location:
    NKY/Cincinnati area
  11. CanMan

    CanMan

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2012
    Messages:
    1,151
    Likes Received:
    22
    Location:
    in flagrante
    I approve this message.

    Steven Levitt of the University of Chicago and John Donohue of Yale University revived discussion of this claim with their 2001 paper "The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime". Donohue and Levitt point to the fact that males aged 18 to 24 are most likely to commit crimes. Data indicates that crime in the United States started to decline in 1992. Donohue and Levitt suggest that the absence of unwanted aborted children, following legalization in 1973, led to a reduction in crime 18 years later, starting in 1992 and dropping sharply in 1995. These would have been the peak crime-committing years of the unborn children.
     
  12. tnpatriot

    tnpatriot

    Joined:
    Mar 3, 2009
    Messages:
    198
    Likes Received:
    0
    Some people consider the act of abortion to be murder. Murder is a crime. This train of thought means that more abortion equals more crimes. Just sayin'
     
  13. OctoberRust

    OctoberRust Anti-Federalist

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2011
    Messages:
    5,668
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Texas


    Yep.

    Some liberals consider the act of carrying a gun to be a crime also. Does not mean either side is right.


    Just sayin'
     
    Last edited: Oct 21, 2012
  14. MO Fugga

    MO Fugga Malt Liqra® Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2009
    Messages:
    41,126
    Likes Received:
    12,324
    Location:
    Hellbilly Hill
    So does the Florida AG.
     
  15. Snaps

    Snaps Hail 2 The King

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2004
    Messages:
    3,895
    Likes Received:
    163
    Location:
    SWPA sticks
    [​IMG]
     
  16. di11igaf

    di11igaf ibew

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2012
    Messages:
    440
    Likes Received:
    1
    F#$%ing genius
     
  17. OctoberRust

    OctoberRust Anti-Federalist

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2011
    Messages:
    5,668
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Texas
    :rofl::rofl: thanks for t he awesome pic sir!
     
  18. cowboywannabe

    cowboywannabe you savvy?

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2001
    Messages:
    23,475
    Likes Received:
    8,317
    before anybody could have a serious debate about abortion, the abortions being done should not be paid for with our tax dollars.

    once its a pay from your own pocket deal then you can debate it with society.
     
  19. OctoberRust

    OctoberRust Anti-Federalist

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2011
    Messages:
    5,668
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Texas


    Agreed. There's a LOT of things that shouldn't be funded with our tax money. I'm sure you'll agree with that statement as well.
     
  20. BigBearCarolina

    BigBearCarolina

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2009
    Messages:
    67
    Likes Received:
    4
    Location:
    North Carolina
    Except, sperm in not a fetus.
     
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2012