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Whenever Justice Thomas calls out his colleagues on the Supreme Court, I am almost always delighted for a number of reasons. For one, his comments are incisive; for another, he usually represents my own views. And finally, in this particular case, he spoke up on the issue of life and death :
When addressing juvenile murderers, this Court has stated that ‘children are different’ and that courts must consider ‘a child’s lesser culpability,’ Thomas wrote. ‘And yet, when assessing the Court-created right of an individual of the same age to seek an abortion, Members of this Court take pains to emphasize a ‘young woman’s’ right to choose.
The ruling was regarding the effort to set limits on life sentences for juvenile criminals:
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected imposing limits on sentences for life without parole for minors. The 6-3 ruling reverses a trend toward more leniency for children and teens convicted of a crime and highlights the court’s strong conservative advantage. Justice Sonia Sotomayor was joined by the two other liberal judges in her dissent. She wrote, ‘The question is whether the state, at some point, must consider whether a juvenile offender has demonstrated maturity and rehabilitation sufficient to merit a chance at life beyond the prison in which he has grown up. For most, the answer is yes.’
Justice Sotomayor’s statement is foolish on its face. How is anyone able to tell the “maturity and rehabilitation” of a child who has committed murder?
So, it’s ironic that Justice Sotomayor thinks she can see into the future of a juvenile criminal (which is impossible) but she is indifferent to the babies whose future is destroyed for the convenience of their mothers? She has mercy for juvenile killers, but no mercy for the child who will have no chance at life.
In this case, the Court realized that, juvenile or not, there can be no sentence but mandatory life. At least those juveniles’ lives will be spared.
The fact that Planned Parenthood kills 247 black babies every day might be important to tell Americans; white Americans abort at 1/5 that rate. America, in spite of the incessant brainwashing of the Left, has started to shift its view:
Consider the left’s now standard language on abortion. While the majority of Americans continue to believe that abortion should be legal in the first trimester, public opinion has been drifting more and more pro-life. Solid majorities oppose abortion in the second and third trimester. Late term abortion is hugely unpopular, as is taxpayer funding of abortions. Furthermore, abortion itself is not seen as something positive. You are, after all, killing the human being in the womb.
Even more, people are realizing that there is a moral issue involved with abortion; women’s right to healthcare and her right to choose, in contrast to the life of a baby, sounds narcissistic and petty.
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The mismanagement of the current administration is becoming impossible to hide. People slowly but surely are waking up to the fact that the people running the country are ideological, not patriotic, committed to disunity and chaos, not to exceptionalism and national security. Joe Biden wants to be loved by other countries, not respected. He doesn’t care about a self-sufficient and prospering electorate, only a dependent and helpless people. He doesn’t care who dies in the streets, unless the police are the ones shooting. Those of us who are white are systemic racists, so why should anyone care about us, except on election day?
And Joe Biden doesn’t really care if black people or white people live or die.
Certainly not if they’re babies.Published in