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Shooting puts abortion foes on defense

June 2nd, 2009 . by TexasFred

Shooting puts abortion foes on defense

WICHITA, Kan. – The slaying of a Kansas abortion doctor put the anti-abortion movement on the defensive Monday with prominent leaders delicately distancing themselves from the accused killer while positioning their stand as one shared by a majority of Americans.

Already reeling from the failure to dominate last year’s election and worried their cause won’t be at the center of the hearings on President Obama’s first Supreme Court nominee, anti-abortion leaders feared that backlash from George Tiller’s death could temporarily silence the abortion debate.

“In the immediate future, it makes it difficult to even speak about an issue we’ve been speaking about for 365 days a year,” said Mary Kay Culp, executive director of Kansans for Life. “Anything you say — somebody is going to pounce on us.”

Abortion opponents were swift to condemn Tiller’s shooting death Sunday during church services in Wichita. Kansans for Life and Operation Rescue, which is also based in Kansas, said 51-year-old Scott Roeder, who is being held without bail one count of first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated assault, did not belong or donate to either group.

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Shooting puts abortion foes on defense

I’m not on the defensive, not in ANY way, and anyone that is needs to rethink their stance and beliefs. I don’t condone ANY act of murder, but I do NOT mourn the death of those that have willfully murdered thousands upon thousands of unborn babies!

Tiller the Killer was a mass murderer, he performed many thousands abortions. Scott Roeder, the man accused of killing Tiller, he too is a murderer, and now he must accept the consequences of his actions. Does it make Roeder’s action any more or less vile simply because he only killed once? That is a question that I just can’t answer. Murder is wrong, no matter who does it, or how many times they do it.

There is, in MY opinion, a major difference between committing an act of murder and killing someone that is a threat to the safety of you and/or your family. It is NOT wrong, in MY opinion, to KILL an invader, to KILL a burglar or a robber, to KILL someone that is intent on doing YOU and yours bodily harm or perhaps causing your death.

I do NOT believe it is wrong for a soldier to KILL in war, to KILL in defense of their country.

I suppose there are those among us that can equate the birth of a baby to an invasion, and thus rationalize the death of that baby as an action of war, that would be the mindset of anyone callous enough to murder an innocent baby.

Personally, I don’t care if I gain readers or lose readers for this statement, abortion on demand is WRONG.

Certainly there are extenuating circumstances that can make abortion an acceptable practice, but those circumstances need to well defined. Acts of rape or incest, the life of the mother and possibly an absolute guarantee that the child will be massively deformed or mentally challenged, those may be acceptable applications of abortion, but even then, that decision should be carefully weighed.

Abortion on demand should not be an option. If a woman hasn’t been the victim of rape or incest then she needs to accept the consequences of HER actions. The use of birth control by those with loose morals would be much better than murdering the innocent life that springs from those indiscretions.

And yes, the father should assume responsibility too, but we all know, in many cases, that just isn’t going to happen. In some cases it’s because the woman doesn’t even know who the father is.

Personal responsibility folks, look into it. Abortion is NOT a viable option and shouldn’t be used as an easy OUT simply because someone didn’t assume any!

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9 Responses to “Shooting puts abortion foes on defense”

  1. comment number 1 by: Bloviating Zeppelin

    Scott Roeder is a murderer also, simply stated. People like him play right into the hands of those who think — and people actually DO — that a child IS an invasion of the mother and needs to be removed and killed. This does abortion foes NO good.


  2. comment number 2 by: TexasFred

    BZ, you know there are many that see no difference between KILLING and MURDER, we know, by definition, our intelligence and our various job descriptions over the years, there is a huge difference between the 2…

    And yeah, I DO believe in Capital Punishment, render unto Caesar that which is Caesar’s, a convicted person facing the death penalty is paying the ultimate price for crimes committed, normally the murder of others, although the reasons from imposition of the death penalty can vary from state to state…

    I want these abortion on demand SLUTS to tell me, exactly WHAT has that baby done?? Who has that baby harmed or killed? Why does the most innocent being on this planet deserve an unchallenged DEATH PENALTY simply for being… Nothing more, no crime, no harm to others, just BEING!

    They can’t answer that…

  3. comment number 3 by: Texas Gun Nut

    Whether this fellow got murdered or not, that does not change the inherent fact that abortion is indeed taking the life of an innocent child. I will not change my stance on a subject just like that simply because some liberal might accuse me of “hypocrisy” thanks to the actions of another person.
    I don’t think anyone should allow this situation to silence their belief or opinion in what is right vs. what is wrong.
    Amusing how much press coverage is being given this man and his murderer, but absolutely no coverage given the number of murders the man has committed himself.

  4. comment number 4 by: ChicagoRay

    The fact of the matter the left never addresses is this, these aborted babies were entirely preventable pregnancies therefore murder as birth control is genocide..

    Now considering this one man murdered more babies (60,000) than there are citizens in my township of Buffalo Grove IL (population of 43195) I’d say that makes him a mass mass murderer.

  5. comment number 5 by: Bloviating Zeppelin

    It’s pretty simple: I believe in the death penalty for CRIMES and, as you point out Fred, BEING a fetus is NOT a crime.


  6. comment number 6 by: TexasFred

    BEING a fetus is NOT a crime.

    Some people think it is… :(

  7. comment number 7 by: Stalkingbear

    You’re damn sure not going to lose THIS reader! I rarely respond but read every post. This is something I feel so strongly about I had to post. To not keep up the good fight over abortion when someone is killed is like stopping the fight against gun control when a rabid gun control advocate is killed. Sure, there’s always going to be loonys who snap but that shouldn’t affect those of us fighting the good fight.

  8. comment number 8 by: Snooper

    Well? You finally did it Tex! I am done with you and your gang of nuts! If you guys are going to support the unborn and stand up for something as inane and passe as personal responsibility, well, we cannot have any of that! Please, take that drivel someplace else because the vast majority of us want to play and that is more fun that, well, you know, being responsible.

    WHOA! DAMN! I was having a libtarded moment for a second or two. I gotta stop reading the troglodyte web sites before coming over here.

  9. comment number 9 by: Sam Pierce

    Regardless of the filth spewed by the vermin at rags like Huffington Post, Tiller’s murder does not say a damn thing about those who cherish innocent life. If any of you want to puke, visit HuffPo.