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  •  On that one, and 'pain', the burden of proof is (0+ / 0-)

    on the one asserting it is so. Most people at DKos know they are not required to prove a negative, which has not stopped a whole lotta states from passing statutes based upon supposintions about this which they cannot prove by independent evidence.

    •  I'm having trouble following you. (0+ / 0-)

      Someone asserted that there was no feeling or awareness before birth.  My impression, after extensive volunteering at women's  clinics  and 4 years of medical school, is otherwise.  I asked for a citation.

      We screwed this up with infants for many years, as we did with animals. Let's not do it to fetuses too.

      The founding fathers knew of the mutually corrupting influences of Church and state, wisely sending them to opposite corners.

      by emidesu on Sun Jan 23, 2011 at 12:50:20 AM PST

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