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Professor Brags About Her Abortion: “The Pregnancy Was Unplanned, Unwanted and Soon Terminated”
LIFE NEWS ^ | July 5, 2018 | Micaiah Bilger

Posted on 07/11/2018 8:34:11 PM PDT by Morgana

A Missouri professor readily admitted to having an abortion for selfish reasons in grad school.

In a column Thursday in the Riverfront Times, Julie Setele, Ph.D., a professor of sociology and criminology at Webster University in St. Louis, defended her abortion and the infamous U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade.

Setele expressed concern about the open Supreme Court seat and the possibility of Roe v. Wade being overturned. She said women will be “oppressed” if they cannot legally abort their unborn babies.

“It is vital that all people who can become pregnant have that choice,” she wrote. “It is imperative that we have the right to not be parents or to be parents, as we so choose, and that we have the right to raise our children if that’s the choice we make.”

Setele admitted to being selfish and irresponsible when she chose to abort her unborn child at age 24. A graduate student at the time, she said she just was not ready to be a parent.

“The pregnancy was unplanned and unwanted, and soon terminated,” she said.

A common admission in women’s abortion stories, Setele was irresponsible and did not use birth control:

Overwhelmed with teaching my first college course, I forgot to pick up my [birth control] prescription. When my boyfriend came to visit that weekend, after the pharmacy had closed, I told him we’d have to use condoms. He was displeased and said so. Fueled by youthful hubris and a gendered desire to please, I agreed to risk it. When I discovered I was pregnant, he played the romantic Good Guy™, insisting we could make it work, while I served up pragmatic realism. For me, the “choice” was clear. I did not want to be a parent, at least not any time soon and maybe not ever. Four years into a Ph.D program, I had more than enough on my plate. My boyfriend breathed a quiet sigh of relief.

She rejoiced that the state where she was living does not require informed consent (basic facts about the abortion, its risks and alternatives, and fetal development – what Setele called “lies”). Her public employer health care plan (meaning taxpayer-funded) covered 80 percent of the cost of the abortion, she said.

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After experiencing “five minutes of the most excruciating pain of my life,” her abortion was over and her unborn baby was dead – though Setele never mentioned her child in the piece.

Setele basically admitted her decision to have an abortion was a selfish one.

“Then I was free,” she wrote. “I was just me again. … My decision to terminate an unwanted pregnancy prioritized my self-determination. I chose myself, and I am proud every day of that choice.”

But she did not just choose to put herself first, she chose to have her unborn baby’s life destroyed so that she could live how she pleased. Her baby, even at the earliest stage of development, already was a living human being with his/her own unique DNA and, most likely, a beating heart.

Legalized abortion does not free women from oppression. Roe v. Wade oppresses unborn babies by allowing them to be destroyed for basically any reason their mothers’ choose up until birth.


TOPICS: Education
KEYWORDS: abortion; professor; prolife
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1 posted on 07/11/2018 8:34:11 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

There some vile, sick puppies out there.


2 posted on 07/11/2018 8:35:59 PM PDT by Mark17 (Genesis chapter 1 verse 1. In the beginning GOD....And the rest, as they say, is HIS-story)
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To: Morgana

A lot of Women use the “Unexpected Pregnancy” Routine to trap a man into marriage, and when that fails, Kill the baby.


3 posted on 07/11/2018 8:37:14 PM PDT by heights
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To: heights

Don’t think that was the case here. She “had plans” and this baby did not fit into those plans


4 posted on 07/11/2018 8:38:13 PM PDT by Morgana ( Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

I’m sure her relatives are really excited about her decision.


5 posted on 07/11/2018 8:39:48 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: Morgana

the professor is not very smart or knowledgeable.

I’m too disgusted by her stupidity to comment further, but God help her she is walking a path that will not end well for her.


6 posted on 07/11/2018 8:40:22 PM PDT by b4me (God Bless the USA)
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To: Morgana

http://www.webster.edu/images/arts-and-sciences/seteleweb.jpg


7 posted on 07/11/2018 8:41:52 PM PDT by panzerkamphwageneinz
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To: Morgana

I have often heard that many women end up regretting their abortions.


8 posted on 07/11/2018 8:42:22 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Morgana

At least she admitted she had selfish reasons to abort. Most of them won’t.


9 posted on 07/11/2018 8:44:42 PM PDT by BBell (es-tu stupide):>()
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To: Dilbert San Diego

the loudest proponents for abortion are women who have never had one, and those that are so evil- so selfish, that human life means nothing to them


10 posted on 07/11/2018 8:45:34 PM PDT by Bob434
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To: Morgana

Sorry but any woman who admits to an abortion and has other children has altered and affected the relationship she has with those children. The kids at some level psychologically view the mother as person who murdered a sibling. Not a good or nurturing feeling for that kid.


11 posted on 07/11/2018 8:47:24 PM PDT by allendale (.)
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To: Morgana

Psalm 139:13-16. God’s work in the womb.
Wrong judges or judgment will not survive on judgment day. That’s not my opinion. It’s the Creator’s declaration.


12 posted on 07/11/2018 8:49:16 PM PDT by KDF48 (Redeemed by Christ.)
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To: Morgana

“...women will be “oppressed” if they cannot legally abort their unborn babies....”

This is the problem. Congress has the power to fix this, but they have more power if the population remains split on party lines.

So long as there are 2 extremes, this stalemate persists at the expense of those who were denied Constitutional rights by SCOTUS, without regard for the ridiculous logic now and in ‘73.


13 posted on 07/11/2018 8:50:22 PM PDT by logi_cal869 (-cynicus-)
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To: Morgana
It reminds me of an incident in my life when my son and I were lost at sea in a lifeboat. It was just he and I. There was only enough food and water for one to live comfortably, so I threw my son overboard and held him down until he stopped struggling. Then I was free, I was just me again.

My decision to terminate an unwanted family member prioritized my self-determination. I chose myself, and I am proud every day of that choice.
 

14 posted on 07/11/2018 8:53:05 PM PDT by Governor Dinwiddie (MAGA in the mornin', MAGA in the evenin', MAGA at suppertime . . .)
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To: Morgana

She is very selfish.


15 posted on 07/11/2018 8:58:52 PM PDT by EdnaMode
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To: Mark17

There some vile, sick puppies out there.

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You ain’t kiddin’. Liberals are really getting worse by the day. Scary crazy.


16 posted on 07/11/2018 9:09:00 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals/Progressives have diseased minds.)
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To: allendale

You make an excellent point that should not be forgotten.


17 posted on 07/11/2018 9:10:42 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals/Progressives have diseased minds.)
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To: Morgana

So where’s the boyfriend in all this.


18 posted on 07/11/2018 9:13:22 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Morgana
we have the right to not be parents or to be parents

Parenthood begins at conception.

we have the right to raise our children if that’s the choice we make

Anyone who claims a right to kill a baby is obviously unworthy of being trusted to raise one.

19 posted on 07/11/2018 9:13:38 PM PDT by Architect of Avalon
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I have often heard that many women end up regretting their abortions.
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Yes. In fact, Catholics have special healing retreats for women dealing with the sadness of past abortions.


20 posted on 07/11/2018 9:13:56 PM PDT by KittyKares (Drain the Swamp)
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