Pro-life scholar Robert George argues against Live Action tactics
Catholic World News - February 15, 2011
Robert George, the Princeton legal scholar and pro-life leader, makes the case against the "sting" operations by Live Action, which have exposed evident misconduct in Planned Parenthood clinics. While thoroughly sympathetic to the goals of the activists, George argues that their deceptive tactics-- sending individuals into clinics posing as something that they are not-- violate moral principles that the pro-life movement should always uphold.
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Posted by: Miss Cathy -
Feb. 17, 2011 1:39 AM ET USA
So the burden of outing non-compliance reporting should fall on the shoulders of the abused children given "confidential" service by Planned Parenthood when and if they manage to escape their "guardians"? I guess we can only hope they might survive to adulthood and do this. Planned Parenthood is in our schools and in our neighborhoods and receives our tax dollars. Pray tell me, what law will keep your child from walking into their clinics?
Posted by: TheJournalist64 -
Feb. 16, 2011 5:44 PM ET USA
The short issue here is "do murderers have a right to the absolute truth regarding the work of those who are trying to stop them?" And the obvious answer is "no," whether those against them are cops giving misinformation so they will confess, or folks like Live Action.
Posted by: non-faithfulcatholicschools7869 -
Feb. 16, 2011 10:49 AM ET USA
The fight against the "Intrinsic Evil" is too one sided. Any and all legal means should be used to expose the murder of the unborn. KUDO's to Live Action!
Posted by: pauljworthington637024 -
Feb. 16, 2011 10:40 AM ET USA
Did the Nazis deserve the truth when they would ask someone if they were harboring Jews in their households? I answer unequivocably - NO! (Read CCC 2484 on the gravity of lying.) The same goes for PP, they don't deserve the truth. The sting would only work if Live Action were posing as they did. Otherwise, the violations, which have been documented and vindicated by prior stings, would not have been successful. Go Live Action. May God bless you in your crusade.
Posted by: Paul - Ave Law '07 -
Feb. 15, 2011 11:02 PM ET USA
Sed contra: Dr. Monica Migliorino Miller