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Abortion is not a good choice

While reading President Obama's comments on the 39th anniversary of the US Supreme Court's landmark Roe-v-Wade ruling on abortion, I thought of a different version of A Christmas Carol. Here is an excerpt.

"During the anniversary of Roe-v-Wade, Mr Obama," said the gentleman, taking up a pen, "it is more than usually desirable that we should make some slight provision for the poor and destitute, who suffer greatly at the present time. Many thousands are in danger of being murdered through your abortion policies. What shall I put you down for to help them?"

"Nothing," Obama replied. "It's not my business. It's enough for a man to understand his own business and not to interfere with other people's. If they should die, they had better do it and decrease the surplus population."

"And the Catholics, sir?" insisted the gentleman. "Can you not find it in your heart to restore to them religious liberty and rights of conscience in regards to your contraception, sterilisation and adoption agency policy?" "Are there no prisons?" asked Obama.

Obama was better than his word and as Tiny Tim might have observed had he lived to see the light of day, God bless us, every one.

PAUL KOKOSKI

Ontario, Canada

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