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The Republican Rape Dilemma

HornIt Wrote: Oct 27, 2012 1:15 AM
Yep, what Wendy doesn't realize is that she is basing her beliefs every bit as much on faith as the people she is accusing of lacking principled arguments. If you follow her rationale to it's logical conclusion, then the value of human life should reasonably be able to be scored based on a measure of it's physical and mental development. This is a very dangerous mentality and a very slippery slope upon which to build policy. It's the kind of thinking that allowed our forefathers to reach agreement that blacks were only three-fifths human being, which allowed them to justify slavery. It is a position arrived at via the abstract guidance of desire and wishes rather than reason.

As Richard Mourdock’s Indiana Senate fate hinges on how voters absorb his views on rape, all conservatives have an opportunity for a look in the mirror.

Just how pro-life do we want to be?

The Mourdock controversy is nothing like Todd Akin’s self-inflicted wound in Missouri, the result of an embrace of just plain bad medical information.

Mourdock is in hot water for accurately (if not particularly skillfully) articulating what God instructs about the life of the unborn.

If he is on politically shaky ground, it is because he had the courage to stand on the...