(tip from jen nyc) Yep
. That's the gist of it.
"It comes down to this. If we can't raise the $50,000 in the next 3 months, we'll have to choose abortion."
So far, this anonymous couple has received $12,500. There're 80 days left.
"Please don't mis-understand (sic
), it's not that we _want_ to abort the baby. Although neither of us is particularly pro-life, we don't want to have to have an abortion.
"We've crunched some numbers, and we believe that, to really set ourselves up in a good environemnt (sic
) for the baby, we need $50,000. That'll give us the down payment on a decent house, get us a car that runs reliably, allow us to save away a little for the baby's college fund, cover any medical bills (she's uninsured), and give us a little buffer while she's not working..."
It seems so earnestly real, I'm inclined to think it's hoax. What do you think?helpmybabylive.comupdate: if you click on "make a donation," you land on a paypal page with the message: "The recipient is currently unable to receive money."
*UPDATE*: site is a scam. Gawker's got the info.
previously in humans are fucked up
1. I hate kids
2. I also hate parents
3. It's your regular Friday Shriners update
4. The bacon wristband winners
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