Why is the man who murdered Dr. Tiller being allowed to give interviews from jail?
There can be no common ground unless all parties are truly safe. The pro-life movement must reject violent acts and violent messaging and the Obama administration must be more proactive in addressing violence against clinic workers.
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The real moral challenge we face is how to ensure access to the means to prevent unintended pregnancies – specifically comprehensive sexuality education, universal access to contraceptive services, including emergency contraception, and education and employment opportunities for young women.
The rhetoric of violence, in the wake of Dr. Tiller’s murder, must be examined and called out. Labels used by groups on both sides of the abortion debate contribute to a culture of violence by dehumanizing and demonizing those who disagree.
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In the struggle over abortion and, more recently, abstinence-only education, attention has strayed away from what the CDC recognizes as one of the 10 greatest public health advances of the 20th century- modern methods of family planning.
The best answer to Dr. Tiller’s murder is to build a national conversation focused on progress, a national dialogue on common ground. We invite you to enter into this experimental discussion knowing that we’ll make mistakes but, above all, that it is worth pursuing.
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