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On Newtown, Mourn First, Then Act

ericynot Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 12:28 PM
Davole, It is not possible to abort an infant because by definition an infant has already been born. Abortion refers to the termination of a pregnancy, either spontaneously or by inducing the termination.
ericynot Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 1:12 PM

My comment had nothing to do with what is or is not a life. It was pointing out that words matter, so if you're going to use them, use them correctly.
feetOnTheGround Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 12:52 PM
Your idea of right and wrong is formed by a faulty definition of what is and what is not a life. This should show all of us how easy it is for a evil or damaged mind to rationalize taking as many lives as he/she wants.

On Friday, in his moving and heartfelt statement in response to the horrific shooting in Newtown, Conn., President Obama said, "As a country, we have been through this too many times. ... And we're going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, regardless of the politics."

There's just one problem: In a democracy, politics is a synonym for "democracy." It is through politics that people with strong feelings and strong interests peaceably hash out their disagreements. When politicians say they want to do something regardless of the politics, or that they want...