October 20, 2005

The anti-life Pro-Lifers

And alert friend of the blog pointed me to this piece by blogger/humorist/writer Bill Shein which makes an important argument for Democrats and progressives.
The tragic irony is that today's allegedly pro-life politics have given us increased poverty, millions without medical care, war, rapid environmental destruction, and fiscal policies that put the short-term economic interests of the few ahead of the long-term survival of the human race — a state of affairs that is anything but pro-life.

Until we broaden the meaning of pro-life and change the way it is used in our political discourse, we will continue to endure government priorities that are nothing of the sort.
Read the entire essay here.


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