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Journal fustakrakich's Journal: Wonders never cease. Even the church can agree with me sometimes. 1

So what if it's only a Bishop's Blog? It gives a tiny bit of clout for those obsessed with knowing the messenger in their attempt to distract from the message.

...I suspect when these organizations need money, they try to stir up a hornet's nest or storm by attacking a Catholic organization, usually falsely accusing them of being anti-life, pro-contraception, either pro or soft on abortion, etc., etc., etc. The storms start small enough and then occasionally grow in size. It's simply a money raising scheme with little regard for the human lives which they allege they seek to protect - well maybe it is only pre-born human life in which they are interested....

I am convinced that many so called Pro-Life groups are not really pro-life but merely anti-abortion. We heard nothing from the heavy hitters in the prolife movement in the last week when Florida last night executed a man on death row for 34 years having been diagnosed as a severe schizophrenic. Which personality did the state execute?*....

Heh, nothing like a little war in heaven... No place is safe

*All of them

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Wonders never cease. Even the church can agree with me sometimes.

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  • If you think the individual and the state are fungible, then

    not really pro-life but merely anti-abortion

    could make sense.
    However, if I knocked up a woman and then was an accomplice to the murder of that life, would my culpability be the same as a judge or jury carrying out the duties of their office?
    It's either a total dodge, or an important distinction, depending upon your viewpoint.
    For the record, I'm not a huge capital punishment fan, unless you've got a Timothy McVeigh sort of case, i.e. completely unambiguous. And even then, you can't lose si

Marvelous! The super-user's going to boot me! What a finely tuned response to the situation!