From a Facebook post by La Shawn Barber:
So much ink and hand-wringing over Koran-burning, yet so little over child killing. Strange, that.
If we could get Democrats this riled up over living beings, we’d have substantially fewer abortion tomorrow. But they reserve their high dudgeon for … books.
Well, holy books to be sure, but not all holy books. See, it all depends on how the believers in said holy book might react. La Shawn’s Facebook post links to her blog which adds this:
Burn an Islamic holy book, and Muslims kill in retaliation. Burn the Bible, and Christians pray for the one who lights the match and for the crowd cheering.
The planned Koran burnings are being highly, and rightly, criticized by the Left. There are various reasons cited — Islamophobia, America’s reputation, insensitivity — but given the two different ways those believers react, it appears the Left only complains loudly when they might be hurt by those believers. It’s more self-preservation than any pretense of religious tolerance.
And children being killed in the name of convenience? Well, that’s a right.
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