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Progressives Embrace Moral and Medical Schizophrenia

jimmylynn Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 6:50 AM
Jay Wye, "a fertilized egg or embryo is NOT a human being. " I don't think unfertilized eggs are what abortions are for, they are for the fertilized eggs that are developing humans and will result in the birth of a child if left undisturbed. The purpose of an abortion is to abort another human life thus the word "abortion".

"Your freedom is likely to be someone else's harm."

So says bioethicist Daniel Callahan of the Hastings Center, responding to the recent controversy over provisions in Obamacare that penalize smokers.

In the era of the Bloomberg ban on Big Gulps, the proper role, if any, that government should have in the lifestyle decisions of the American people has been a hot topic of debate among policymakers, politicians, and pundits. Like so many others, this question draws out the moral philosophy of the Left in America. In general, Progressives – as they like to be called – are loathe to pass...