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captnjoe Wrote: Sep 03, 2012 8:38 AM
following your logic, it is ok to murder a baby, but not to show pictures of it. Shall we ban all pictures of the holocaust next?
Occasionally, a columnist must issue an apology for something he wrote that, while seeming correct at the time, later proved to be misguided. Today, is one of those occasions where I must take the time to write a retraction concerning a column I wrote some time ago. Although it has been roughly four years since the column appeared, I am still compelled to offer an apology.

The issue concerns the use of pictures of the aftermath of abortion and whether the pictures should be displayed on college campuses, which are obviously populated by scores of women who have, in...