On My Mind

The Pen is mightier than the sword…
To paralyze the Caesars,
And to strike the loud earth breathless!

English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1839
A derivative of Hebrews 4:12

The Supreme Court and Verbal Gymnastics

​In 1973 the Supreme Court legalized abortion-on-demand with two decisions called Roe v Wade and Doe v Bolton and abortion became legal throughout all nine months of pregnancy. Justice Harry Blackmun, who authored the decision, filled his writings with verbal gymnastics, misusing medical and legal terminology throughout his binding opinion.

So reckless and illogical were the writings and opinions of the Supreme Court on that day in 1973, there were those who supported the legalization of abortion, yet wrote very critical responses about the decision:

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