Mirror of Justice: Abortion and Murder

"I do not see why those who believe -- as I do, and as Ponnuru does, and as Eduardo does -- that abortion generally involves wrongful homicide, and that our Nation's tolerance (let alone constitutionalization and celebration) of private violence against unborn children is shameful, are therefore required, for consistency's sake, to believe that women who have abortions, or doctors who perform them, should be punished in the same way and with the same severity as are persons who "murder" adults. Nor do I see why those who believe that abortion generally involves wrongful homicide are therefore required, for consistency's sake, to "fire-bomb[] . . . abortion clinics" or take to the streets......."

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