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  • IMPORTANT! - If you or your partner is pregnant and considering an abortion, please see our Pending Abortion Information Section. We do not discuss or give advice to woman with unplanned pregnancies or pending abortions, and any posts on this topic will be immediately deleted / However if you are pregnant and are tryiong to decide what to do, you can join the boards, to read posts only, for information gathering purposes. Just remember you CANNOT post about yourself before the abortion has taken place.

    The boards are hosted on a url called www.passboards.org for privacy on topic reasons.

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR AN ACCOUNT AND TO ACCESS THE MESSAGE BOARDS

  • If you have problems creating your account or accessing the message boards, please email tech support at help@passhugs.com or use the Guest Board on the message board system. You can post in the guest board without registering. Click on the "register" link above to access the boards

  • These message boards are private for this website, and you must apply for a membership before you can access them. The posts are not indexed in search engines, and the posts can only be read by other members. Membership is free, but you must abide by our rules in order to stay a member. The rules are generalized below, with links to more details provided.

  • If you are a researcher, writer, or someone working on a school paper and want to request information or participation from the women here, please post in the guest area, and we will relay your request to the members. You can also email your request to help@passhugs.com. Only people who have actually had an abortion themselves, or who are the friend, family member or partner of a woman who's had an abortion, and is actively seeking support for PASS issues, are allowed on the message boards.

  • The message boards are copyright protected, and it is illegal to copy any part of anyone's post from the message boards, and use it for any reason, without first getting the permission of the original poster. By applying for a free membership at these message boards, you agree to abide by the terms of service, and especially you agree to not copy, quote or reproduce any part of any message on these boards to any area or medium outside these boards without written permission from the post's original author. Violators will be prosecuted under the Digital Millenium Copyright Act.

  • We reserve the right to delete any post for any reason, without prior notification to the poster. If a post of yours gets deleted, you probably posted something against the message board rules. Review the rules again for more information.

  • The 'political stance' of these boards is "Neutral", which means we don't discuss prolife/prochoice views or the politics of abortion here.

  • The purpose of these boards is to provide support and comfort for women who've had abortions, and their families. We strive to provide a neutral and helpful healing place for women to discuss their feelings and experiences after an abortion.

  • In order to preserve the "neutrality" of our site, we have an agressive editing and/or deleting policy. Posts that have wording that we consider 'problematic' will be edited or deleted by moderators. This is no judgement on the validity of your opinions or thoughts, this is what we have to do in order to keep arguments, debate, non-supportive or non-neutral discussions from taking place.

  • Please use common courtesy when choosing topics to discuss. Any vulgar, obscene, graphic, upsetting, rude or harrassing posts will be deleted. Any posts on topics not appropriate to a public forum will be deleted. Try to think of it as "PG Rated" - please keep topics and comments within these guidelines. A profanity filter will screen out certain words and replace them with '******' as well.

  • Religious healing discussions are allowed on the Spirituality boards, but please avoid debate, judging or political discussions.

  • The boards are strictly for support and help, not for judgment, questioning of women's reasons, politics, abortion theory, discussing the 'morality' of abortion, graphic discussions or debate.

  • You can go on the guest board as a guest, without registering. However, in order to view or participate in any of the other boards, as well as the arcade, you must register.

  • Please be considerate and respectful when chooisng a nickname. Remember to choose a nickname that doesn't have ANY of your 'real' name or personally identifying information in it, for privacy purposes.

  • Please review the detailed Message Board Rules and Guidelines before you post or if you have questions about what is or isn't allowed. Also, be aware that what you post on the Internet is not guaranteed to be private - for more information please read our "Common Sense Internet Privacy Precautions" before signing up.

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR AN ACCOUNT AND TO ACCESS THE MESSAGE BOARDS


    If you have problems creating your account or accessing the message boards, please email tech support at help@passhugs.com or use the Guest Board on the message board system. You can post in the guest board without registering. Click on the "register" link above to access the boards


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