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A Murder of One

3129 Wrote: May 14, 2012 10:17 AM
The problem with abortion is that people argue the morality of abortion, when the issue is legality. In every society there are numerous ways to legally kill someone. The death penalty is as premeditated as it gets, but it is legal. Killing enemies in battle, or terrorists who violate just about every rule of civilized warfare there is may not be too hot to some moralists, but it is legal. Legality is up to Congress and the state legislatures, or activist judges who think nothing of amending the constitution by judicial fiat.
USMC2531 Wrote: May 14, 2012 10:29 AM
“Of liberty I would say that, in the whole plenitude of its extent, it is unobstructed action according to our will. But rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law,' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the right of an individual.”
Thomas Jefferson quotes

so if they, gubmint decide to pass a LAW, that authorizes them to do ANYTHING, like mandatory age retirement as in at age 35 all people report to centers to be terminated you are for it? law without morality is tyrany
rickmcq Wrote: May 14, 2012 10:27 AM
Those on the receiving end of your examples - convicted criminals, terrorist operatives, uniformed soldiers, etc. - are all considered threats to the health of a nation and/or its citizenry. Surely an unborn child, the most innocent of all creations, cannot be deemed as being in the same company as killers?

Some years ago, I was sitting in a tree stand in Sampson County, North Carolina. Less than an hour after ascending into the stand, a beautiful doe stepped into my field of vision. I raised my 30/30 and set my sights just behind her right shoulder. Just as I was about to pull the trigger, I saw something moving along the outer perimeter of my field of vision. I glanced to my right and saw a young fawn grazing just 25 yards away from its mother – the doe I had nearly shot. I had to draw my weapon down for...