Sunday, September 7, 2008

Joe Biden Gets It

"For me, as a Roman Catholic, I'm prepared to accept the teachings of my church," Biden told [Tom] Brokaw. "I'm prepared, as a matter of faith, to accept that life begins at the moment of conception."

"But that is my judgment. For me to impose that judgment on everyone else, who is equally - and maybe even more - devout than I am, seems to me is inappropriate in a pluralistic society."

"...I have voted against curtailing the right - criminalizing abortion...I have voted against telling everyone else in the country that they have to accept my religiously based view that it's a moment of conception."

How refreshing it would be if every political leader felt this way.

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