Americans disagree strongly about the proper legal status of abortion. But for decades there has been a rough consensus that no one should be compelled to participate in abortions or have their federal tax dollars used for abortion. These three changes would shatter that consensus, making the destruction of life an essential part of the medical and legal order while stigmatizing and marginalizing all who object. This would be an outrage and a scandal -- a troubling reinterpretation of religious liberty, which is not merely the freedom to believe but the freedom to bring religiously informed moral beliefs to professional and political life.I could not have said it better.
Saturday, April 4, 2009
Couldn't have said it better
Found this excerpt in a Washington Post Op-Ed column:
Posted by Hilary Castles at 12:10 AM
Labels: abortion, Catholics, President Obama
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