Tag Archives: pro-life

The Left-wing Blind Spot: Abortion

February 4, 2019

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Maybe I’ll get over it, but my own progressive political leanings now conjure images of lukewarm Sanka and my party affiliation thrills me as much as Olympic curling.

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You’ll be missed, Nat Hentoff

January 9, 2017

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Why would a Bible-thumping holy roller like me mourn the loss of left-wing, self-described “Jewish atheist” Nat Hentoff, the Village Voice columnist and author who died recently at 91? Maybe it’s because he loved jazz. Maybe it’s because the Bible favors the poor and “the least of these.” Maybe it’s because he slammed all group […]

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Progressive pro-lifers to GOP: End shut-down

October 7, 2013

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Democrats for Life of America applauds the implementation of the (ACA). Under the ACA, people with debilitating diseases-once considered uninsurable due to pre-existing conditions-can now receive life-saving health coverage. Pregnant women are receiving essential care. And those who could not afford insurance are now eligible for preventive care that once was out of reach.

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Fringe thinkers blemish the pro-life movement – again

February 15, 2012

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I can’t help but wonder: Are some pro-life advocates hermetically sealed in a ghettoized world of circular logic? They must be. It’s the only explanation. No one else would spoon-feed the opposition with ready-made quotes for their publicity brochures. Sweet-smiling pro-choice convention receptionists can now hand out pamphlets featuring pictures of frowning, stereotypical finger-waggers. Captions blare: “We’ve always said they don’t care about babies once they’re born. Now we know they’re not exactly charitable about fetuses.”

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