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

gwharpo Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 10:02 AM
".......My plan is simple: we push to legalize the execution of rapists who impregnate women through force, instead of executing "their" babies..........." This used to be pretty much the law of the land. Why does anyone oppose executing rapists? It's a very good deterrence.

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...