Saturday, October 25, 2008

Read # 2

This one from Amy Welborn:

Alternative Reality: There is a lot of discussion in these here comboxes as well as all over the ‘net about the “failure” of the pro-life movement’s strategy over the past 35 years and the need for a new “strategy.”
Sometimes this assertion is made of the pro-life movement in general, other times of the Catholic bishops’ approach to [...]

Read the whole thing.

(Via Charlotte was Both.)

The notion that the effort to overturn Roe v. Wade has failed and should be replaced is at the heart of some "I'm personally pro-life, but I'm voting for a pro-abortion candidate" Catholics. That the effort has failed isn't the least bit obvious to me. That it has taken a long time and may well take a lot longer seems obvious enough, however.

How does the fact that it has taken 35 years to get to where we are justify abandoning the effort now?

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