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Because I have ovaries, I guess I'm entitled to an opinion on this

To The Daily Sun,
Mr. Vervaeke's letter of Sept. 2 was very sad; he insulted Mr. Mitchell for urging pregnant women to choose life for their babies, calling him a "religious nut" and a "fool." According to Mr. Vervaeke, as a woman with ovaries, I am entitled to an opinion about this issue.
Okay, here it is. Mr. Mitchell, may God bless you! Bless you for always speaking up for children and the preciousness of life. You are a true friend to women when you honor the dignity of motherhood by speaking out in defense of nurturing the lives of all unborn babies, not destroying them.
I believe Mr. Vervaeke should remember his mother's love for him, in giving him life, before he supports the deaths of children for the sake of promoting "women's health."
Doris Morrissette


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A baby isn't a worm or a bug or a mass of tissue; it is human

To The Daily Sun,

In response to Mr. Alan Vervaeke's letter in The Laconia Daily Sun (September 2): The facts on Hillary Clinton's alliance with Planned Parenthood are clear; she has been endorsed by that group and praises it. In 2003, then Senator Clinton opposed a bi-partisan measure to ban the gruesome late-term partial-birth abortion procedure. She defended the legality of partial-birth abortions and condemned the Republican leadership for bringing up a bill to ban them. She says that "unborn babies have no constitutional rights to life." The Americans with Disabilities Act says that we treat all children as equals. So by her own words, she has contradicted herself. When she says, "unborn babies" she acknowledges that there IS a baby. The Disability Act should protect them, though it doesn't. And she says the infant has no rights.

New Hampshire is a state that allows abortions right up to 40 weeks of a woman's pregnancy.

Mr. Vervaeke, yes, the law allows for choice, and my focus is that women should choose life. This pro-life feeling isn't just for women. Every pregnancy has a father involved. Pro-life isn't just for certain religions either, as Buddhists, agnostics, protestants, atheists and all sorts of other groups have members that are pro-life. And Mr. Vervaeke, a baby isn't a worm or a bug or a mass of tissue. It is a baby, a human.

I urge you to choose life. Life is precious.

Harry Mitchell


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