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What's Good for the Noose is Good for the Pander

Anominus Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 4:24 PM
If men can be forced to pay the child support, hospital bills, etc., for 18+ years, then women can be forced to bear a child for 9 months. All living humans are persons, or slavery is perfectly justified. At the point of conception, science proves that a new human life, as defined by biology, is created, complete with its own unique DNA.

Recently, Ann Coulter wrote a controversial column suggesting that numerous Republican losses in the 2012 election cycle could be tied to the GOP stance on abortion. After lamenting the problem, she suggested a solution: the GOP should officially abandon its opposition to the so-called rape exception to a ban on abortion.

Ann's position on this matter is wrong for three reasons. First, it is unprincipled. Second, it will not be received with the popular support she envisions. Third, it is not the best political response to the problem. After elaborating on each problem associated with Ann's position, I propose an...