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[Draft] Repeal: "Reproductive Freedoms"

Postby Republica de Los Grandes » Mon May 06, 2019 6:00 pm

I have been granted the ability to modify and publish Repeal: "Reproductive Freedoms" by the original author. I would appreciate any advice on the legality of the draft. The following is the draft:


The General Assembly,

Mindful of the sensitive, controversial, and wide-reaching issue of reproductive rights,

Deeply disturbed that GAR#286 prohibits member nations to make provisions disallowing the discriminatory and unethical practice of sex-selective abortion- a procedure which undermines gender equality and contributes to detrimental demographic disparities,

Deploring that the ad rem resolution proscribes the enactment of critical legislation aimed to outlaw the egregious practice of eugenic abortion- a practice defined as the purification of a population from undesirable characteristics- as it exacerbates social inequality, undermines the legitimacy of disabled persons, poses a direct threat to diversity, and constitutes a serious ethical dilemma among many member nations,

Cognizant that GAR#286 permits the termination of a pregnancy at any moment until birthing, regardless of fetus viability, which propounds consequential, bona fide ethical concerns to member states,

Concerned that GAR#286 fails to account for a fetus’s capacity to feel pain, and fails to address, even remotely, such a grave ethical quandary whilst allowing the termination of pregnancy without limitation,

Recalling, but not relying upon, the extant resolution, GAR #128, which in the event of GAR#286 nullification and at the time of writing, would continue to license termination of pregnancy to the most vulnerable of pregnant persons undergoing gestation, such as victims of involuntary sexual activity, incest, and pregnant persons with “risk of a life-threatening physical or mental condition which would result in death or life-long severe disability” as a result of undergoing pregnancy and/or birthing,

Hoping for a more refined and sensible approach to reproductive rights,

Hereby repeals GAR#286, "Reproductive Freedoms”.
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Postby Separatist Peoples » Mon May 06, 2019 6:02 pm

"As usual, we will do everything in our power to scuttle any attempt to repeal Reproductive Freedoms that are not our own."

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Postby Israeli Commonwealth » Mon May 06, 2019 6:04 pm

Republica de Los Grandes wrote:I have been granted the ability to modify and publish Repeal: "Reproductive Freedoms" by the original author. I would appreciate any advice on the legality of the draft. The following is the draft:


The General Assembly,

Mindful of the sensitive, controversial, and wide-reaching issue of reproductive rights,

Deeply disturbed that GAR#286 prohibits member nations to make provisions disallowing the discriminatory and unethical practice of sex-selective abortion- a procedure which undermines gender equality and contributes to detrimental demographic disparities,

Deploring that the ad rem resolution proscribes the enactment of critical legislation aimed to outlaw the egregious practice of eugenic abortion- a practice defined as the purification of a population from undesirable characteristics- as it exacerbates social inequality, undermines the legitimacy of disabled persons, poses a direct threat to diversity, and constitutes a serious ethical dilemma among many member nations,

Cognizant that GAR#286 permits the termination of a pregnancy at any moment until birthing, regardless of fetus viability, which propounds consequential, bona fide ethical concerns to member states,

Concerned that GAR#286 fails to account for a fetus’s capacity to feel pain, and fails to address, even remotely, such a grave ethical quandary whilst allowing the termination of pregnancy without limitation,

Recalling, but not relying upon, the extant resolution, GAR #128, which in the event of GAR#286 nullification and at the time of writing, would continue to license termination of pregnancy to the most vulnerable of pregnant persons undergoing gestation, such as victims of involuntary sexual activity, incest, and pregnant persons with “risk of a life-threatening physical or mental condition which would result in death or life-long severe disability” as a result of undergoing pregnancy and/or birthing,

Hoping for a more refined and sensible approach to reproductive rights,

Hereby repeals GAR#286, "Reproductive Freedoms”.

I would support this
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Postby Gebietersland » Mon May 06, 2019 6:07 pm

Hey Everyone,

Republica de Los Grandes reached out to me asking if they could use my earlier proposal on the subject. Like I said in the forum topic under which I posted, anyone can use the draft I wrote in full or in part. So yeah, just stopping by to say that I license the use of my draft (to avoid plagiarism claims). Have a nice day.

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Postby Separatist Peoples » Mon May 06, 2019 6:08 pm

Israeli Commonwealth wrote:
Republica de Los Grandes wrote:I have been granted the ability to modify and publish Repeal: "Reproductive Freedoms" by the original author. I would appreciate any advice on the legality of the draft. The following is the draft:


The General Assembly,

Mindful of the sensitive, controversial, and wide-reaching issue of reproductive rights,

Deeply disturbed that GAR#286 prohibits member nations to make provisions disallowing the discriminatory and unethical practice of sex-selective abortion- a procedure which undermines gender equality and contributes to detrimental demographic disparities,

Deploring that the ad rem resolution proscribes the enactment of critical legislation aimed to outlaw the egregious practice of eugenic abortion- a practice defined as the purification of a population from undesirable characteristics- as it exacerbates social inequality, undermines the legitimacy of disabled persons, poses a direct threat to diversity, and constitutes a serious ethical dilemma among many member nations,

Cognizant that GAR#286 permits the termination of a pregnancy at any moment until birthing, regardless of fetus viability, which propounds consequential, bona fide ethical concerns to member states,

Concerned that GAR#286 fails to account for a fetus’s capacity to feel pain, and fails to address, even remotely, such a grave ethical quandary whilst allowing the termination of pregnancy without limitation,

Recalling, but not relying upon, the extant resolution, GAR #128, which in the event of GAR#286 nullification and at the time of writing, would continue to license termination of pregnancy to the most vulnerable of pregnant persons undergoing gestation, such as victims of involuntary sexual activity, incest, and pregnant persons with “risk of a life-threatening physical or mental condition which would result in death or life-long severe disability” as a result of undergoing pregnancy and/or birthing,

Hoping for a more refined and sensible approach to reproductive rights,

Hereby repeals GAR#286, "Reproductive Freedoms”.

I would support this

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Postby Dontriptia » Mon May 06, 2019 6:17 pm

Republica de Los Grandes wrote:I have been granted the ability to modify and publish Repeal: "Reproductive Freedoms" by the original author. I would appreciate any advice on the legality of the draft. The following is the draft:


The General Assembly,

Mindful of the sensitive, controversial, and wide-reaching issue of reproductive rights,

Deeply disturbed that GAR#286 prohibits member nations to make provisions disallowing the discriminatory and unethical practice of sex-selective abortion- a procedure which undermines gender equality and contributes to detrimental demographic disparities,

Deploring that the ad rem resolution proscribes the enactment of critical legislation aimed to outlaw the egregious practice of eugenic abortion- a practice defined as the purification of a population from undesirable characteristics- as it exacerbates social inequality, undermines the legitimacy of disabled persons, poses a direct threat to diversity, and constitutes a serious ethical dilemma among many member nations,

Cognizant that GAR#286 permits the termination of a pregnancy at any moment until birthing, regardless of fetus viability, which propounds consequential, bona fide ethical concerns to member states,

Concerned that GAR#286 fails to account for a fetus’s capacity to feel pain, and fails to address, even remotely, such a grave ethical quandary whilst allowing the termination of pregnancy without limitation,

Recalling, but not relying upon, the extant resolution, GAR #128, which in the event of GAR#286 nullification and at the time of writing, would continue to license termination of pregnancy to the most vulnerable of pregnant persons undergoing gestation, such as victims of involuntary sexual activity, incest, and pregnant persons with “risk of a life-threatening physical or mental condition which would result in death or life-long severe disability” as a result of undergoing pregnancy and/or birthing,

Hoping for a more refined and sensible approach to reproductive rights,

Hereby repeals GAR#286, "Reproductive Freedoms”.


We strongly support this proposal.

OOC: Independently, without knowing that another proposal had been filed, I submitted my own repeal. While we touched on most of the same subjects, another important issue is the requirement in "Reproductive Freedoms" for nations to protect abortionists from "targeted animosity." This language is extremely broad and violates freedom of speech. Would you be open to including a clause mentioning that issue as well?
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Postby Arentium » Mon May 06, 2019 6:19 pm

Israeli Commonwealth wrote:
Republica de Los Grandes wrote:I have been granted the ability to modify and publish Repeal: "Reproductive Freedoms" by the original author. I would appreciate any advice on the legality of the draft. The following is the draft:


The General Assembly,

Mindful of the sensitive, controversial, and wide-reaching issue of reproductive rights,

Deeply disturbed that GAR#286 prohibits member nations to make provisions disallowing the discriminatory and unethical practice of sex-selective abortion- a procedure which undermines gender equality and contributes to detrimental demographic disparities,

Deploring that the ad rem resolution proscribes the enactment of critical legislation aimed to outlaw the egregious practice of eugenic abortion- a practice defined as the purification of a population from undesirable characteristics- as it exacerbates social inequality, undermines the legitimacy of disabled persons, poses a direct threat to diversity, and constitutes a serious ethical dilemma among many member nations,

Cognizant that GAR#286 permits the termination of a pregnancy at any moment until birthing, regardless of fetus viability, which propounds consequential, bona fide ethical concerns to member states,

Concerned that GAR#286 fails to account for a fetus’s capacity to feel pain, and fails to address, even remotely, such a grave ethical quandary whilst allowing the termination of pregnancy without limitation,

Recalling, but not relying upon, the extant resolution, GAR #128, which in the event of GAR#286 nullification and at the time of writing, would continue to license termination of pregnancy to the most vulnerable of pregnant persons undergoing gestation, such as victims of involuntary sexual activity, incest, and pregnant persons with “risk of a life-threatening physical or mental condition which would result in death or life-long severe disability” as a result of undergoing pregnancy and/or birthing,

Hoping for a more refined and sensible approach to reproductive rights,

Hereby repeals GAR#286, "Reproductive Freedoms”.

I would support this

Same, seems airtight enough.

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Postby Israeli Commonwealth » Mon May 06, 2019 6:22 pm

Dontriptia wrote:
Republica de Los Grandes wrote:I have been granted the ability to modify and publish Repeal: "Reproductive Freedoms" by the original author. I would appreciate any advice on the legality of the draft. The following is the draft:


The General Assembly,

Mindful of the sensitive, controversial, and wide-reaching issue of reproductive rights,

Deeply disturbed that GAR#286 prohibits member nations to make provisions disallowing the discriminatory and unethical practice of sex-selective abortion- a procedure which undermines gender equality and contributes to detrimental demographic disparities,

Deploring that the ad rem resolution proscribes the enactment of critical legislation aimed to outlaw the egregious practice of eugenic abortion- a practice defined as the purification of a population from undesirable characteristics- as it exacerbates social inequality, undermines the legitimacy of disabled persons, poses a direct threat to diversity, and constitutes a serious ethical dilemma among many member nations,

Cognizant that GAR#286 permits the termination of a pregnancy at any moment until birthing, regardless of fetus viability, which propounds consequential, bona fide ethical concerns to member states,

Concerned that GAR#286 fails to account for a fetus’s capacity to feel pain, and fails to address, even remotely, such a grave ethical quandary whilst allowing the termination of pregnancy without limitation,

Recalling, but not relying upon, the extant resolution, GAR #128, which in the event of GAR#286 nullification and at the time of writing, would continue to license termination of pregnancy to the most vulnerable of pregnant persons undergoing gestation, such as victims of involuntary sexual activity, incest, and pregnant persons with “risk of a life-threatening physical or mental condition which would result in death or life-long severe disability” as a result of undergoing pregnancy and/or birthing,

Hoping for a more refined and sensible approach to reproductive rights,

Hereby repeals GAR#286, "Reproductive Freedoms”.


We strongly support this proposal.

OOC: Independently, without knowing that another proposal had been filed, I submitted my own repeal. While we touched on most of the same subjects, another important issue is the requirement in "Reproductive Freedoms" for nations to protect abortionists from "targeted animosity." This language is extremely broad and violates freedom of speech. Would you be open to including a clause mentioning that issue as well?

OOC: Agreed.
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Postby The Unfounded » Mon May 06, 2019 6:28 pm

Categorically opposed. Any ethical issues with abortion availability can be addressed by other means. If there is an issue with sex-selective abortions in your nation or others, mayhap institute incentives that would achieve the same ends.
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Postby The Candy Of Bottles » Mon May 06, 2019 6:35 pm

Repeal attempt #945...
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Postby Gebietersland » Mon May 06, 2019 6:43 pm

The Candy Of Bottles wrote:Repeal attempt #945...


Its funny how #946 was posted, like, 15 minutes after this one.

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Postby Dontriptia » Mon May 06, 2019 7:09 pm

Republica de Los Grandes wrote:I have been granted the ability to modify and publish Repeal: "Reproductive Freedoms" by the original author. I would appreciate any advice on the legality of the draft. The following is the draft:


The General Assembly,

Mindful of the sensitive, controversial, and wide-reaching issue of reproductive rights,

Deeply disturbed that GAR#286 prohibits member nations to make provisions disallowing the discriminatory and unethical practice of sex-selective abortion- a procedure which undermines gender equality and contributes to detrimental demographic disparities,

Deploring that the ad rem resolution proscribes the enactment of critical legislation aimed to outlaw the egregious practice of eugenic abortion- a practice defined as the purification of a population from undesirable characteristics- as it exacerbates social inequality, undermines the legitimacy of disabled persons, poses a direct threat to diversity, and constitutes a serious ethical dilemma among many member nations,

Cognizant that GAR#286 permits the termination of a pregnancy at any moment until birthing, regardless of fetus viability, which propounds consequential, bona fide ethical concerns to member states,

Concerned that GAR#286 fails to account for a fetus’s capacity to feel pain, and fails to address, even remotely, such a grave ethical quandary whilst allowing the termination of pregnancy without limitation,

Recalling, but not relying upon, the extant resolution, GAR #128, which in the event of GAR#286 nullification and at the time of writing, would continue to license termination of pregnancy to the most vulnerable of pregnant persons undergoing gestation, such as victims of involuntary sexual activity, incest, and pregnant persons with “risk of a life-threatening physical or mental condition which would result in death or life-long severe disability” as a result of undergoing pregnancy and/or birthing,

Hoping for a more refined and sensible approach to reproductive rights,

Hereby repeals GAR#286, "Reproductive Freedoms”.


This proposal has our strong support.
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Postby Sierra Lyricalia » Mon May 06, 2019 7:40 pm

The Candy Of Bottles wrote:Repeal attempt #945...


OOC: I think the correct count is a bit less than that.

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Postby The Candy Of Bottles » Mon May 06, 2019 7:45 pm

Sierra Lyricalia wrote:
The Candy Of Bottles wrote:Repeal attempt #945...


OOC: I think the correct count is a bit less than that.

...Cannon to right of them,
Cannon to left of them,
Cannon behind them
Volleyed and thundered;
Stormed at with shot and shell,
While horse and hero fell.
They that had fought so well
Came through the jaws of Death,
Back from the mouth of hell,
All that was left of them,
Left of six hundred...

Wasn't trying to be exact. Just making the point.
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Postby Grug Island » Mon May 06, 2019 8:51 pm

*Grug chisels another tally into a stone tablet labelled "Smoothbrain who try repeal Reproductive Freedoms again"*

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Postby BlackLight Covenant » Mon May 06, 2019 10:47 pm

"Euhm, ambassador, not to be disrespectful or anything, but I am rather sure you are not gonna achieve much with this other than wasting both our and your own time. Reproductive Freedoms is one of those select few resolutions that is essentially cursed at this point, with every attempt stranding among the wreckage of its predecessors.

You are free to add your name to the long list of authors who have tried, but I can say with near 100% certainty that this is unlikely to get far."
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Postby Kenmoria » Mon May 06, 2019 11:29 pm

“If you haven’t already guessed, people have tried to repeal Reproductive Freedoms countless times. Several of these were done by experienced authors, yet none of them has even come close to passing. The closest was a recent pursuit of a more, not less, pro-choice leaning piece of legislation, but that wasn’t submitted. It is simply impossible to repeal either Reproductive Freedoms or On Abortion, and you would need to do both to make a sensible replacement.”
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