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So said a Southern Baptist Convention newspaper on January 31, 1973, soon after Roe v. Wade was decided. Question: What is the Southern Baptist position on abortion? Answer: There is no official Southern Baptist position on abortion, or any other such question. Among 12 million Southern Baptists, there are probably 12 million different opinions. Question: […]

A Hero Has Passed

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On December 31, 2013
I’m not too big on the idea of hero, but there is something about the person persecuted for making others’ lives better that gets to me. One of the greats passed away yesterday. Dr. Kenneth Edelin, absurdly convicted in 1975 of manslaughter for conducting an entirely legal abortion, has died. In Boston, an all-white jury […]

Organs

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On February 19, 2013
Mary Sue McClurkin, a state rep from the fine state of Alabama: Alabama state Rep. Mary Sue McClurkin (R) is pushing legislation that would impose restrictions on abortion clinics — a move that she argues is necessary because the procedure is a major surgery that removes the largest “organ” in a woman’s body. “When a […]

Metaphor!!!!

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On January 18, 2013
Oh man, this is great. Remember back, a long long time ago. There was a man. He was me. And he said he wanted Wayne LaPierre’s head on a stick in the aftermath of Newtown shootings. You know who was really outraged by this common metaphor that all sane people knows actually means “this person […]

Broken Clock, Etc.

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On October 28, 2012

My contempt for Tom Friedman is without limit. But he nails this column like Luther and a church door. At least until the point where he brings up Michael Bloomberg. But I’m going to focus on th

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