Abortion Stops a Beating Heart
Written By: A.W.R. Hawkins | Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
The debate concerning abortion in our nation is often bogged down by rhetoric and dogma. Because of this, talks about abortion are usually framed in the terms of being pro-women's rights or anti-women's rights, or degenerate into screaming matches between "pro-life" and "pro-death" factions. The National Organization for Women (NOW) even goes as far as to describe abortion opponents as practitioners of "anti-abortion terrorism."
So it would be helpful if we could strive for the "civility" Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas so frequently calls for when speaking around the country, and having done that, to consider the facts about abortion that are not up for debate. Those facts, apart from rhetoric, name-calling, and references to terrorism, should be our starting point.
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