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  •  I also think that it's a tad hypocritical (0+ / 0-)

    how many people on this site seem to think that "my body my choice" only applies to abortion.

    •  if there was a chance that your abortion could (6+ / 0-)

      kill strangers on the bus you came in contact with - we would have an equivalent situation.

      You never know who will show up at Netroots Nation. Will you be there?

      by ETinKC on Wed Sep 30, 2009 at 07:51:40 AM PDT

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    •  I would hope (4+ / 0-)

      You are capable of seeing the difference in this situation.

      Have you ever heard that analogy about your right to extend your arm ends where someone else's nose begins?

      If your decision not to get vaccinated would affect no one else but you--that is, it would not require you to incur any health costs if you got sick (which are ultimately born by all of us and strain the nation's resources) and would not put anyone else at risk of getting sick--I'd say go ahead and don't get vaccinated.

      But this isn't like deciding if you should wear a red shirt or a blue shirt. This is making a decision that somewhere along the line could cost someone else his or her life. holding the line against the siege

      by CatM on Wed Sep 30, 2009 at 07:59:24 AM PDT

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