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Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in Health, Politics, Religion | 14 comments

Republican Storm Signals, Outside Not In

Where the Missouri mule leaves off, the Republican platform committee takes up the fight against America’s most pressing problem.

In language that would not dismay Todd Akin, GOP sages call for a constitutional amendment outlawing abortion with no exceptions for rape or incest.

“Faithful to the ‘self-evident’ truths enshrined in the Declaration of Independence, we assert the sanctity of human life and affirm that the unborn child has a fundamental individual right to life which cannot be infringed. We support a human life amendment to the Constitution and endorse legislation to make clear that the Fourteenth Amendment’s protections apply to unborn children.”

The only threat to Republican unanimity may come from a Higher Power…