Thomas Jipping has a…
Thomas Jipping has a good piece on the stark inconsistancy in supporting abortion but opposing the death penalty, especially as it relates to the mass commutation of sentences done by former Illinois Gov. George Ryan for all death row inmates. Best paragraph:

And the jarring contrast between this blanket reprieve for guilty killers and next week’s anniversary of the Supreme Court’s blanket revocation of the right to life is stomach-churning. Ryan said all murderers must avoid their rightful punishment because one innocent person might be killed. Yet we know, to a moral certainty, down to an individual person, that every single child killed by abortion was innocent.

Starting from that fact, you just can’t reconcile the two positions.

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