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

Denise67 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 11:05 AM
Not all rape victims abort even when it is legal. Lisa Coleman is on death row in Texas for the starvation murder of her girlfriend's child. Lisa Coleman is the result of a rape conception. Her mother was only 12 when raped by her uncle. She carried to term. Lisa was not placed for adoption but shuttled between relatives. She was abused as a child and became an abuser when she was grown.

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...