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Give me liberty and give me death

By Diogenes (articles ) | Apr 24, 2004

"It's a crucial moment for the abortion rights movement. Don't blow it." urges William Saletan, coaching pro-abortion marchers to pull in their horns and sing some libertarian tunes (which appeal to swing voters) -- at least until the Supreme Court has been safely re-packed and the Final Solution can go forward at full throttle once more. Saletan titles his piece "Happy Endings" -- arguably the blackest thrust of cynicism yet delivered in this debate.

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  • Posted by: - Apr. 24, 2004 3:21 PM ET USA

    Actually, his lack of pretense was somewhat refreshing. The health-centered, pro-family slant on motherhood in general (just not right now, to be sure) has been a favorite strategy for quite some time in overseas promotion of contraceptive paraphernalia, most likely assisted in its saccharine wording by unctuous copywriters from the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Rights.

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