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We have stretched out the consistent ethic of life on both sides of the political debate, an activist argues. Trimming out all but the key issues would set our priorities straight.
We were a hopeful band of prolife peaceniks, venturing out one summer day in 1979 to dialogue with other folks on the left. They were demonstrating in Cincinnati against a National Right to Life Convention. We passed leaflets out to them and carried picket signs with messages such as "Anti-War=Prolife/Be Consistent!"
Mary Meehan, a Maryland writer who wrote about consistent ethic of life issues beginning in 1979 in The Washington Post, The Progressive, and elsewhere.See more posts by Mary Meehan