Making abortion illegal will never make it go away

2012-12-09T00:00:00Z Making abortion illegal will never make it go away
December 09, 2012 12:00 am

It's hard to fathom how William J. O'Conner was able to get a feature on the editorial page with opinions best suited to a fact-free radical blog.

"Abortion advocates"? Really? Does he know anyone promoting more abortions?

Brainwashed followers like O'Conner would have people believe a court decision is the reason abortion exists. Abortion has been around as long as mankind. For everyone involved, it's a heart-wrenching choice, whatever the reason behind it.

Some religions might rail against the choice individuals make, but they are not empowered to intervene. Roe v. Wade simply acknowledged the truth -- matters of personal choice are not subject to government mandate.

In the U.S., separation of church and state demands religious dogma not be considered. A lawyer should know this.

We have experimented with legislating individual behavior and personal choice. Making abortion illegal has never and will never make it go away.

- Tom Rogers, Portage

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