Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Wall St. Journal: Abortion Foes' Dilemma: Confront or Cooperate?, by Stephanie Simon:
After making significant gains during the Bush administration, the anti-abortion movement was dealt sharp setbacks in last week's election with the defeat of three state ballot measures restricting abortion.
Now, strategists are debating whether the way forward should be based on confrontation or cooperation with the incoming Democratic administration....
President-elect Barack Obama and other Democrats have promised to work to make abortion rare, so long as it remains legal. "Maybe it's time to take them up on the offer" instead of "bashing our heads over and over again against the same wall," writes Paul Strand, a blogger for the Christian Broadcasting Network.