Rhetoric, Abortion and Abraham Lincoln

Monday, July 6, 2009 \PM\.\Mon\.

Lincoln and son

Regular readers of this blog know that I am a big fan of Father Z at What Does The Prayer Really Say.  Today he has a post on calls to tone down the rhetoric of those who oppose abortion.  He eloquently explains here why he probably will not heed these calls.  Let me associate myself with Father Z’s remarks.  I have a great many interests and a great many opinions on a lot of issues, but for me abortion will always be THE ISSUE.  I am never going to stop speaking out against the obscenity of abortion.  I will never stop making abortion THE ISSUE on which I vote.  Sometimes in life you simply have to call a spade a spade, and to call abortion the deliberate taking of innocent human life.

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A Just War

Monday, July 6, 2009 \AM\.\Mon\.

American Revolution

Based on the just war doctrine first enunciated by Saint Augustine, the American Revolution was a just war.

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