Friday, December 18, 2009
Senator Nelson: Anti-Choice But Not Pro-Life
Salon.com: Being anti-life in defense of pro-life, by Thomas Schaller:
Nelson affirms the old saw about caring about the beginning and end of life-- but little in between
I'm sure you're familiar with the critique of the so-called "pro-life" movement as a group of people interested in protecting life at conception and on the death bed but caring little for what happens during the long stretch of life in between. Well, this morning Matt Yglesias reminded us that Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson's resistance to the healthcare reform's abortion provisions epitomizes this hypocrisy. . . .