Martin Frost: Reality Vs. Rhetoric in the Abortion Debate
I am normally reluctant to write about the highly charged issue of abortion, but this time is an exception.
For those of you who consider all abortion to be murder, you should stop reading now. These remarks are directed to the rest of the population that considers abortion appropriate in at least some circumstances — a clear majority of the American public.
Two noteworthy events occurred recently that are critical to further discussion of this very important public issue: publication by the think tank ThirdWay (search) of a study entitled “The Demographics of Abortion“ and the resignation of Susan Wood, the top Food and Drug Administration official in charge of women’s health issues...