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Judge: No Jail for Newborn’s Killer Because Abortion is Accepted
The New American ^ | 08 October 2012 | Selwyn Duke

Posted on 10/08/2012 12:19:55 PM PDT by Paladins Prayer

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To: MrB; DrewsMum; jcsjcm
I'm with you. The judge was just being consistent with the law and the prevailing societal attitude that created it. Now let all those who support abortion face the reality of their POV. They have deemed it OK to kill human beings that might cause them emotional discomfort, economic struggle or lifestyle inconvenience.

Well, others of us have our own lists of humans that get on our nerves. It's time for our rights to be recognized too! /s

21 posted on 10/08/2012 2:52:40 PM PDT by TigersEye ( - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: BenLurkin

Maybe someone should perform a late-in-life, post-partum abortion on the judge.

22 posted on 10/08/2012 5:46:39 PM PDT by Arm_Bears (Re-distribute my work ethic, not my wealth.)
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To: Paladins Prayer
I feel sad that poor child did not receive justice. This piece really hit the nail on the head.

I am quoting this because it's so important:

But we should expect nothing but the subordination of transcendent principles to emotion when people don’t believe in transcendent principles. And many today don’t because relativism has swept the West.

If people believe in Absolute Truth — as Christendom did until relatively recently, when it just became a “dom” — they will refer to it when making moral decisions. But when they cannot say, “Here are these principles that exist apart from man, and transcend him, and thus we must govern our lives with them,” what is left to refer to? What will be the yardstick if there is nothing above man?

Man himself.

To be precise, man’s emotion.

Some will now object and say that reason should be preeminent, but this reflects a misunderstanding of reason. Reason is not an answer — it is a method by which we find answers. This presupposes that there are answers to be found. But if there is no Truth, there can be no answers to moral questions, and then there is no reason for reason. And then we are left with nothing but “If it feels good, do it.” Is it any wonder this has become a mantra of the modern age?

When this is your mindset, of paramount importance will be your feelings — and those of others — that is, if you feel they should be considered. This is why politically incorrect feelings are given short shrift today; it is why moderns selectively use “offensiveness” as a guide for hate-speech codes and laws, ignoring umbrage taken by “non-victim” groups. And it is why Justice Veit — “Justice,” what a noble title for someone wholly unacquainted with the principle — felt that feeling sorry for a murderer and reference to others’ alleged feelings legitimized slap-on-the-wrist injustice.

23 posted on 10/08/2012 7:44:41 PM PDT by Pinkbell
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24 posted on 10/09/2012 7:51:03 AM PDT by wintertime (:-))
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