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  • ihateretards

    this is the dumbest thing I have ever read. so stupid I don't even want to write why. and don't tell me about middle east. I live in this public toilet.

  • James Andrew

    BW - in case you didn't actually read it, this took place 6 years ago, not in the tragic turmoil of modern Syria. And you can stop beating your chest and flapping your flag for a minute, because it is ok to compare the drug policies of one nation to the other. This article is about cultural differences, and is supposed to highlight, for people like you, the irony that a woman's choice is actually her choice in Syria, unlike here in the U.S., where old men constantly try to legislate their personal misguided personal beliefs into sweeping laws. The Land of the Free, if you don't disagree, I guess.

    Just because a person compares one specific thing from one country to another is not the same as comparing the actual countries, their governance, economic/military systems, etc. When I went abroad to Spain, they had a more effective allergy medicine for me than was available in the U.S. I was very happy. Should I have stayed there? No, because I am an American, as are you (presumably) and as is the writer of this article. Also, in America, we spell RU as "Are you."

  • Callie Leuck

    Amazing how much more advanced Syria was 6 years ago compared to the US today.

    " Ultimately, as a woman, a Muslim Arab woman, she understood what many U.S. lawmakers still don’t: that reproduction is a woman’s individual choice."

    That is such a moving line. If only, if only...

    • ihateretards

      this happens 1 in 1,000,000. just remember that.
      and what you're saying about your country right now, you cant even think about it when you live in middle east because they will chop your head of. I hope that's clear.

      and east some vitamins and stuff so your brains grows more than this.

      • Callie Leuck

        Please learn how to have a conversation without being hateful and making ad hominem attacks. It doesn't do a damn thing to further the discussion or change anybody's mind. And consider a username that doesn't belittle the mentally challenged, although obviously your use of said username gives us all a big clue to expect nothing but hateful spewing bile.

  • HATER

    Ru kidding me? RU frickin kidding me? You are comparing Syria to the USA? I dont care how you are doing it or why you are doing it, but if it is that important that you have the morning after pill then stay in Syria. Oh, I forgot, they are in Civil War and kids are dying everyday from bombings and people are suffering and would do anything to leave there. What is wrong with you?

    • James Andrew

      BW - in case you didn't actually read it, this took place 6 years ago, not in the tragic turmoil of modern Syria. And you can stop beating your chest and flapping your flag for a minute, because it is ok to compare the drug policies of one nation to the other. This article is about cultural differences, and is supposed to highlight, for people like you, the irony that a woman's choice is actually her choice in Syria, unlike here in the U.S., where old men constantly try to legislate their personal misguided personal beliefs into sweeping laws. The Land of the Free, if you don't disagree, I guess.

      Just because a person compares one specific thing from one country to another is not the same as comparing the actual countries, their governance, economic/military systems, etc. When I went abroad to Spain, they had a more effective allergy medicine for me than was available in the U.S. I was very happy. Should I have stayed there? No, because I am an American, as are you (presumably) and as is the writer of this article. Also, in America, we spell RU as "Are you."

    • Michael Hollingsworth

      The article is about drugs and the approval process in the U.S. You missed the entire point of the article. You are a complete idiot to tell someone to stay in Syria because they don't support how the FDA works. If you feel so strongly about the engagement that is going on there pick up a rifle and do something about it. Don't sit here and complain on the computer. Hell is made up of weaklings and assholes..... you qualify as both...

      • HATER

        Michael Hollingsworth & ,James Andrew RU ANGRY? You two are asshats!

        • James Andrew

          Name-calling. The hallmark of the person with nothing real to say or add to a discussion. I simply pointed out that you either mis-read, didn't read, misinterpreted, or commented on totally the wrong story. Maybe you clicked on Good accidentally instead of your Fox News tab.

          And the RU stuff is cute. Keep it up and you will sound like you are physically in Jr. High, not just mentally.

        • Sam Khalidi

          Of course Syria is in no way comparable to the US and that is not the point anyway. The comparison that come to mind is between the Syrian woman in the story fully comprehending and supporting women’s right to choose while we still have SENATORS believing that women can shut down their bodies in case of a “legitimate rape”.

          US based Syrian student