Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 23 July 2014

Be warned of moral myopia

The arguments on both sides of the abortion debate are well-known to the point of tedium.

However, regardless of people's opinions on the morality of abortion, I feel I should issue a warning:

The right-to-life lobby has within it a small, but potentially dangerous faction whose moral myopia can cause great harm.

I lived in Canada during this whole controversy nearly 30 years ago, and we witnessed screaming protests, gross behaviour and actual assaults upon patients, medical staff, pro-choice supporters and others.

Cautious watcher

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