Elections, especially in Virginia and Ohio, should convince pro-life Republicans of their need to come up with a different strategy when it comes to abortion. A no-exceptions mandate, or strictly limiting the procedure isn’t working, in part because a new generation of younger people seem less predisposed to curtailing it.
Instead of being put on the defensive for pregnancies due to rape, incest or the life of the mother, Republicans and pro-lifers need to go on the offensive. USA Today has reported that according to the Guttmacher Institute, “Just one percent of women obtain an abortion because they became pregnant through rape, and less than 0.5% do so because of incest.”
Those who are pro-life need to do a better job of portraying the other side as the real radicals. They mostly oppose any restrictions on abortion. Pro-lifers should continue to work to protect the lives of the unborn at earlier stages. Aren’t more than 60 million U.S. abortions since 1973 enough? Are people not concerned about the decline in America’s birth rate
Back to politics. In Virginia, Gov. Glenn Youngkin, who has been seen by some as a possible alternative to Donald Trump in the presidential contest, had