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Posted: 9/5/2010 1:08:43 PM EDT
we have had a few threads about aborting children if you believed they would be born with major diseases / issues....how about if you believed there was a strong possibility any children you had would be born that way....would you still go ahead and procreate?

Not talking aborting....talking the impregnating in the first place.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 1:10:21 PM EDT
If I married my sister...no kids...
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 1:12:31 PM EDT
No way. I'd adopt.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 1:14:03 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/5/2010 1:14:17 PM EDT by Fearlessleader01]
I'd get a vasectomy and adopt.

Plenty of unwanted healthy children out there.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 1:16:43 PM EDT
When you really do believe in a God who is

1) absolutely sovereign
2) absolutely good
3) absolutely desires (and gives) good gifts to/for us, even if we don't see them as such

......then it's really easy to leave such matters in God's hands.

I have no dispute with people who decide not to have children out of fear of genetic defect, etc, FWIW.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 1:18:58 PM EDT
Is there a way you can know something like that ahead of time?

Link Posted: 9/5/2010 1:23:38 PM EDT

Originally Posted By SkilletsUSMC:
Is there a way you can know something like that ahead of time?

I'm thinking he's referring to genetic diseases or diseases transferable from the mother.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 1:36:49 PM EDT
Originally Posted By RikWriter:
No way. I'd adopt.


Although,they are closing in fast on preventing congenital disorders.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 2:06:51 PM EDT
Probably not.
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