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Republicans’ Easy Way to Defuse Social Issues

Bill110 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 9:38 AM
You say, " the issue would be handled at the state level where it properly belongs and where other issues should be handled." "Without being a constitutional scholar, ---" Since when is "life" a state's right? Doesn't the Constitution protect the right to life, liberty and property? The abolition of slavery settled the issue tat human life is NOT a state's right.

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.

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