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Showing posts from September, 2008

Abortion – One Person’s Brilliant Position

I happen to be reading an interesting article on the politics of the abortion issue by Catholic Priest Jonathan Morris entitled Letter to Democrats on Abortion. The article itself has many merits, but what's very revealing is the hundreds of comments by other readers…the breadth of which as you can imagine ranged from one end of the spectrum to the other. However, I was most struck by a comment written by someone calling themselves “Soul Doc”. His response is one of the most common sense and salient positions on the issue of abortion that I have read, and I felt compelled to post his comments in virtually its entirety on my blog.

Soul Doc - I don’t know who you are and I wish I could give you even more credit for your thoughts posted below, but my hats off to you for your very important words:

I’d like to comment on the (fetus) viability issue. Some have said that a fetus is not a human until it is viable: that is, until it can sustain itself outside of the womb. I understand that t…