The Corner

The Pregnant Rape Victim

I didn’t like the question for two reasons.

1. Wendel Goler said that “no one” believe abortion should be casually available. Simply not true. “Few people”? Sure. No one? Hardly.

2. I can think of extreme examples that seemingly contradict the wisdom of a public policy. And yet, from the prevalence of this question, you would think there were millions of pregnant rape victims every year. It happens, to be sure, but it’s hardly the central question on abortion.