Evidently the zeitgeist has a well-known liberal bias. Keeping identical language from 2004 and 2008 the GOP platform committee was in the wrong place with the wrong platform plank at the wrong moment …
GOP rejects rape exception in platform
By JAMES HOHMANN | 8/21/12 1:20 PM EDT Updated: 8/21/12 11:08 PM EDT
TAMPA, Fla. — Even as Mitt Romney sought to quash the furor surrounding Todd Akin’s “legitimate” rape comments, the Republican platform committee here approved an abortion plank that includes no exemptions for rape, incest or even to save the life of the mother.
The platform committee instead approved draft language Tuesday, calling for a “Human Life Amendment” that gives legal protection to the unborn. Democrats quickly labeled the GOP language the “Akin Plank,” referring to the Missouri Senate candidate’s statements that victims of “legitimate rape” rarely get pregnant.
There is a REAL woman and a theoretical “baby.” Whether there is a “child” or not is your OPINION. (And we ought to be careful about assigning civil rights to things with gills and tails). When you deny the reality of the real woman and make law based on your opinion, you are acting not merely irrationally, but monstrously.
There are “real” things and “imaginary” things. It is always important to understand the difference.
An acorn is not an oak, else we’d all have oak furniture.