By Tom Quiner
What separates us from the animals?
It is man’s ability to love that makes us unique. When I say love, I mean love in all of its multi-faceted and wonderful complexity.
When I say love, I don’t mean sex. When I say love, I’m talking about self-giving.
The culture’s notion of love is warped. Our politics accelerate the corruption of love.
No where is this seen more than in the abortion debate. The premise is simple: if a life is inconvenient, end it.
Self-love trumps sacrificial love, even if it is at the cost of a human life.
How can a civilized society allow this? It is not easy, because it necessitates de-humanizing the human being in the womb. One common approach is to insist upon viability before bestowing human rights upon these people.
Viability is the point when a fetus can survive outside the womb. It…
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