Babies made to order

Townhall.com Nathanael Blake June 30, 2006

Last week I examined the apparent contradiction in the liberal approach to abortion: those who are otherwise obsessed with compassion, assisting the weak and helpless, speaking up for the voiceless, etc., here cheerily support killing en masse those who are weak, helpless, and voiceless. It’s like a gourmand with a passion for foi gras also being an ardent evangelism for veganism.

What induces such seeming hypocrisy?

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Gulags on Ellis Island

Wall Street Opinion Journal Brian M. Carney Tuesday, June 27, 2006

A dissonant note of moral equivalence at an exhibit on communist horrors.

ELLIS ISLAND, N.Y.–Tucked out of the way on the top floor of the main building here is a curious little traveling exhibit about the Soviet Gulag. On the day that I visited, no signs in the lobby of the Ellis Island Museum announced the presence of the exhibit; one happened upon it through determination or by chance, stepping with little warning from display cases devoted to the hopes of immigrants seeking freedom or opportunity in America into the hopeless deprivation and cruelty of Siberian death camps.

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