abortion

As ye sow …

The anti-abortion radicals have promulgated a lot a violence in America in recent years, usually directed not at people they know personally but at strangers with whom they disagree. It doesn’t take much to imagine what would happen if everyone… Read More ›

Putting patients first

I was deeply saddened yesterday to hear that Dr. George Tiller’s family had decided to close his Wichita, Kans., women’s clinic. Certainly no one could blame them. After years of controversy, harassment, and violence, Tiller was murdered last week by… Read More ›

Using their indoor voices

With more grace, tact, and diplomacy than the other principals managed to display this week, President Obama delivered his commencement address today to Notre Dame’s Class of 2009. The controversy surrounding his appearance had risen to fever pitch. A pro-choice… Read More ›

Why I’m voting for Kerry

I’m voting for John Kerry. Why? I’ll try to keep it simple. I have several issues that usually decide elections for me: the environment and women’s rights (pro-choice, not pro-abortion). For me those issues have never been negotiable. I almost… Read More ›