Wednesday, August 10, 2005

..Mort Kondracke, writing today about abortion and contraception

The Washington Monthly

EMBRYOS....Mort Kondracke, writing today about abortion and contraception, says that

there's ground for suspicion that some religious conservatives are as much about punishing illicit sexual activity as they are about saving "life."

Indeed there is. But Ramesh Ponnuru says Kondracke is nuts:

It's the bit about sex where he makes no sense at all. If punishing illicit sexual activity were the point, why would these religious conservatives care about embryonic stem-cell research at all? We're not talking about embryos created the old-fashioned way.

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