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

Big O7 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 1:36 PM
Agreed. The very best definition of a civilized people is the manner in which they treat the most helpless and innocent among them, and that they consider life so precious and valuable that they will not hesitate to demonstrate this by forfeiting the life of any one among them who dares to murder.
WiserGuy Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 11:00 AM
SteveL2, in many cases the government does pay. But, you must have a better head on your shoulders than to suggest we execute the unborn for crimes they had nothing to do with. Born or unborn, as even your words state, we are talking about a child's life.

Please fill in this sentence for me: It is okay to kill a child when ______.
SteveL2 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 3:32 PM
So the rape victim is on her own. You really don't care about her well-being, just the baby she's carrying.

Since you are so positive that she must let the baby live, how about if the Government pays for everything: Her medical checkups, her ultrasounds, even her maternity dresses? That way, at least, you're not making her pay for the "privilege" of letting the child live.

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...