The abortion issue

I used to call myself a liberal, back in the days of the Civil Rights Movement, because I was on the side of the poor, the oppressed. Blacks and women and the poor, and they had to be liberated. They had equal rights, they were the little guy. I still feel that way, very strongly. And that’s precisely the reason why now I vote—and now I’m going to say an obscenity I suppose [to some] – Republican. There are a lot of things I don’t like about Republicans, but at least they don’t justify this slaughter. I think I’m against capital punishment too, and I agree with the liberals there. I tend to be very suspicious of conservatives because they don’t show a sensitivity to conserving things like the environment. But those issues pale in significance if abortion is what I [believe], if it is the legalized murder of a million of our children every year.

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