6/11/2008

New Op-ed up at Fox News: The Big Picture Behind Abortion

New op-ed at Fox News The Big Picture Behind Abortion:

On abortion, a large gap exists between John McCain and Barack Obama. The National Right to Life Committee as well as Pro-choice America agree that Obama has a perfect 100 percent pro-choice voting record. McCain is pro-life, and the two groups respectively claim that he votes that way at least 75 percent of the time. It should make for a lively debate this fall.

But the question of abortion usually centers only on the morality of the act (choice versus life), and McCain and Obama so far look to frame the question no differently. Morality surely is important, but its emphasis misses out on the much wider impact that these laws have.

Liberalizing abortion rules from 1969 to 1973 ignited vast long-term social changes in America. This discussion might finally provide a chance to evaluate how Roe v. Wade has changed the U.S. . . .

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Choice" is a deliberately loaded term...do you choose to kill a viable fetus?

A child is not a choice. The choice was made when you skipped your pill or forgot to wrap that rascal (incest and rape aside).

Doug in Colorado

6/12/2008 6:04 PM  

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