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

web_master Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 8:41 AM
The problem with the "death penalty for rape" argument is that very, very few people are ever sentenced to death due mainly to weak judges and prosecutors, and of those fewer still are ever actually executed. Even when they are executed it is, at a minimum, decades after the crime and everyone but the victims and their families have forgotten. Our socitey does not have the will to execute crimminals, only unborn babies.

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...