Once upon a time, liberals portrayed the procedure of abortion as a thing regrettable but sometimes necessary. This was the cottony, “safe, legal, and rare” piety of yesteryear. That old rhetorical dressing has been ripped off for good. Today, The Daily Show is taking a tut-tutting in the media for having tweeted to its 4.25 million followers a comment that some find tasteless: “Celebrate the #SCOTUS ruling! Go knock someone up in Texas!” The indignation is faux. Under the logic of secularist progressivism today, the only thing regrettable about abortion is that there isn’t more of it.
People were weeping tears of joy because they have easier access to kill their unborn children. What have we become? https://t.co/84iZV75UPw— National Review (@NRO) June 29, 2016
They want to force Catholic hospitals to abort babies, Catholic colleges to pay for abortions, and more ... https://t.co/s9ZFMFN8E0— Tim Carney (@TPCarney) June 29, 2016