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About Those Self-Evident Truths

Ellen_L Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 7:29 AM
I think it is her choice. This does not mean to wait too late to safely abort or to act with no responsibilty but it is not your place to dictate her choice. It is the woman's decision as to whether the growing fetus is more dangerous or painful to her than aborting it. It does not mean you should pay for the abortion or that a doctor must perform it. You also have rights. Don't confuse the issues or dictate whether the woman is one who will regret the abortion or be grateful for it. It is a difficult individual decision.

"We hold these Truths to be self-evident..." What truths? What has happened to our passion for liberty? I am concerned that we conservatives, instead of making our case as fearless champions of liberty, are too often on the defensive, preoccupied with trying to prove we aren't the demons the left says we are.

In the GOP primary contest, you'll hear one candidate scolding the others for lacking compassion, another demagoguing a rival for advocating essential entitlement reform, and another shaming an opponent for being too wealthy.

Shouldn't our side do a better job of proudly proclaiming our case for what...