“Is the destruction of an embryo less horrific than the murder of an adult?” Yes, to me it is.
I don’t expect to reconcile our moral assumptions here. But Steele was speaking before a Jewish group, where the horror of the Holocaust is viscerally felt and the primacy of life after birth, far from being a “current fad,” is part of an ancient tradition (Jewish law requires abortion if necessary to save the life of the mother). He was right to apologize.
The word “authenticity” is having a moment. In the context...Read More