Category: abortion

Saga of a One-Issue Voter

Saga of a One-Issue Voter

I’ve admitted before that I’m a single-issue voter, since there is only one major distinguishable ideological difference between the two candidates: abortion. However, I also believe in having a consistent ethic of life, and I have read numerous articles–and heard people I respect–that make the argument that a Barack Obama administration would lead to fewer abortions. (Although one cannot help but see the ironic similarity to Thomas Jefferson’s 1778 legislation that abolished the slave trade without emancipating the slaves.) Republican presidents have been unsuccessful in their attempts to limit abortions legislatively, and at the Saddleback Forum, Obama himself made the...

“It’s the Babies, Stupid.”

“It’s the Babies, Stupid.”

I hate the price of gas, but not enough for it to affect my voting preferences. I dislike the war and its intended and unintended consequences, but whoever is elected president in November is going to feel the pressure of the American public to finish the job and bring the boys home … so the war will have little impact on my vote. I find it ridiculous that secular gays want to celebrate the inherently religious ceremony of marriage so that they can enjoy the social privileges of an institution that many Americans seem to have little regard for anyway....