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Republicans’ Easy Way to Defuse Social Issues

Anominus Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 4:24 PM
"In your world, the majority would rule. Sounds to me like you're on the side of the wolves." If such a thing were up for the vote, it should be that the majority rules. However, it's not that our rights trump those of the mother, it's that the child's right to life trumps the mother's right to privacy. The right to life is an inalienable right - the right to privacy, especially in this context, is a penumbral emanation invented by an activist judge. There is no contest.

This is part two of a column on the state of Republicanism and how they should move forward.

In 1973, the Supreme Court issued one of their worst rulings ever in Roe v. Wade. Largely made from “whole cloth,” the ruling has started a 40-year fight over abortion that unnecessarily has divided this country. If Republican principles were in place on this issue, then there would be a heated discussion; but the core of the fight would be defused and the issue would be handled at the state level where it properly belongs and where other issues should be handled.