Sometimes, it's hard to see our convictions to their logical ends
Anna Quindlen has an interesting article in the upcoming Newsweek about a new tactic that some prochoice activists are taking.
They're asking anti-choicers what kind of penalty a woman who gets an abortion should get if all abortions are illegal. Most of the anti-choicers squirm.
Apparently, this tactic worked in a governor's race in Iowa recently. It does make sense to ask the question - if even abortions for women who are raped or victims of incest are illegal, shouldn't a woman who goes ahead and gets one go to jail? She's part of the crime, too.
Anyway ... it's an interesting tactic, because it forces people to think about the results of their own convictions. Check it out and see what you think.