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Re: OT: sponge burning!

Andrew Sackville-West wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 26, 2007 at 02:00:09PM -0800, Steve Lamb wrote:
>> Ron Johnson wrote:
>> > Ask a pro-lifer whether she'd euthanize a pregnant cat.
>> > Then you'll know when she *really* thinks life begins.
>>     They'll hedge it by saying that a cat is not human.
>>     No, the real question is how many pro-lifers have ever gotten
>>     artificial
>> insemination to help the ol' baby factory along?  Then there's no
>> willy-nilly
>> about it.  ;)
>>     Never quite understood why when a woman gets pregnant it's God's will
>>     and
>> we shouldn't mess with it but when the man or woman are incapable of
>> bearing child they turn to science to fix God's will that they not have
>> children...
> Nice one. I have cousins who've gone through just that -- totally
> pro-life, adamantly, virulently so. They've had  a couple kids,
> had one ultimately die from some complicated horrible
> birth-defect-disease and now they're trying to have more kids using
> in-vitro. The contradictory hypocrisy of it all is amazing. Oh, and the
> husband is a soldier in the army off to kill folks. Its just
> amazing. Makes my head spin.

Have you pointed this out to them, or do you actually like your in-laws?

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