Judging our founding fathers has become a popular topic since the 2016 election. Outrage and protests are symptoms of the anti-Trump backlash.
“Send her back! Send her back!” This was the chant that echoed through the Williams Arena in Greenville North Carolina on Wednesday when President Trump brought up Ilhan Omar. People from all across the spectrum have denounced the chants. Ben Shapiro of the Daily Wire called them “vile” on Twitter, numerous left-wing figures called them “racist”. Even Trump himself has disavowed them.
A common argument made on the pro-abortion side is that many non-aborted kids would face a hard life filled with pain and suffering, and thus the merciful thing to do is to prevent them from existing at all.
As a young woman, I understand I have rights to my body; but I also understand I have to give that same right to an unborn child. I value and recognize the sanctity of human life
The moral and scientific arguments, that conservatives and evangelicals tend to recite, against both of these matters, are low hanging fruit. The legal arguments are a little more complex. Interestingly enough, judicial decisions concerning abortion and slavery are “nearly identical” according to anti-abortion activist Star Parker. The American court system ruled that slavery and abortion were legal. There are two specific ways that abortion and slavery use the same justifications for its legality.
Few had heard of Smollett before this story. Suddenly, he found himself on “Good Morning America,” telling the world about his own bravery. That’s a lucrative career path. Our culture now fetishizes victim-hood.