and NO the vote to have their fetus aborted is NOT real
they're just another couple of ANTI CHOICE asswipes
Poll: Should this couple terminate their anti-choice internet fame-grab and crawl back into the swamp they came out of?
The Arnolds are having a baby. Unless the public votes to have the child aborted. Meet the couple behind Birthornot.com, where “you can vote and choose whether we abort or keep our unborn child.”
Pete and Alisha Arnold, both 30, both tech professionals, live in the Minneapolis suburb of Apple Valley and have been married for 10 years. Since September, they’ve blogged about their expected child at birthornot.com, posting health updates about the mother and the fetus (which will be 17 weeks-old tomorrow), and ultrasound pictures and video. But at the top of the blog is a poll hosted by PollDaddy.com. The question: “Should We Give Birth or Have an Abortion?” “Give Birth” has 46 percent of the vote at the moment, with “Have an Abortion” at 54 percent. The poll closes on December 7th.
As Amanda pointed out yesterday, the whole thing is pretty clearly an anti-choice prank — (a) pro-choice people don’t actually think that every pregnant woman should have an abortion, and (b) the whole ideological underpinning of the pro-choice position is the idea that the woman should decide whether or not to carry a pregnancy to term. It shouldn’t be left up to a vote, in Congress or on the internet. As Amanda wrote:...............