Musings about abortion for the Cult of Charlie Brown

Catholic and Enjoying It! | 7/11/2018 | Staff
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Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated for the SCOTUS and is on record as saying, “I would follow Roe v. Wade faithfully and fully. That would be binding precedent of the court. It’s been decided by the Supreme Court. . . . ” and (when not even asked by Chuck Schumer to discuss anything more than Roe) voluntarily continuing: ‘It has been reaffirmed many times, including in Planned Parenthood v. Casey.”

So this seems like a good time to reiterate my point that Roe is not going anywhere, that our abortion regime is 100% the creation of GOP Court appointees, that Trump and his party of nihilist predators who have refunded Planned Parenthood six times since he took office have zero interest in Roe except as a means to get the vote of “prolife” Christianist suckers, that Trump’s sole interest is in the hope that Kavanaugh will protect him from Robert Mueller and bow down to a Trump Imperium, and that this all means that the Old Prolife Movement shall, once again, try to kick the football and wind up flat on its back again.

Unteachability - Old - Prolife - Movement - Slogans

The chronic unteachability of the Old Prolife Movement is simply breathtaking. It settled on slogans and mantras 35 years and no amount of failure or betrayal by the GOP has ever been able to persuade it to approach the problem in a new way. Indeed, attempts by Pope Francis and other obvious friends of the unborn to blast it off the rock of the GOP or to get it to think with the Church and embrace a Consistent Life Ethic have only made it hunker down more and cling more tightly than ever to its true Pole Star: the defense of the GOP and whatever sadistic cruelty it advocates today while it dangles the carrot of the repeal...
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