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Topic - Ramesh Ponnuru
Happy days are here again for Planned Parenthood. November's elections brought the $1 billion domestic organization, the largest abortion enterprise in the United States, a victory at the polls for which, in the manner of such things, it deserves credit. It has helped return to the White House the most active pro-abortion president in American history, protected the largest expansion of abortion and abortion subsidies since Roe v. Wade, and reinstated a Democratic Senate that will block pro-life initiatives and battle tooth and nail for judges who will protect abortion on demand.
Elliott Abrams, Weekly Standard:
In 1984, Mario Cuomo pioneered the argument that one may be "personally opposed" to abortion, while supporting abortion rights.
At the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., the party of death, as Ramesh Ponnuru calls it, announced its opposition to "any and all efforts" to limit abortions by law in the United States.
As Ramesh Ponnuru writes in "The Party of Death": "It is a mark of the strength of contemporary liberalism's commitment to abortion that one of its leading lights should have been willing to support temporizing on slavery in order to defend it."