Salon’s junk science attack on when human life begins

Utter drivel. The left is trying to prove the GOP to be “anti-science.” As part of that effort, Amanda Marcotte, writing in Salon, makes another in the ongoing attempts among liberal media types to disprove the truth of Marco Rubio’s assertion that human life begins at fertilization—-which is what Rubio meant when using the popular term, “conception.” And just as the others, she actually undermines the very meaning of “science” that she purports to defend. Stating that a new human life begins at fertilization is basic embryology. But Marcotte sniffs that this biological fact is “anti science.” From her piece: The claim that “human […]
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Politico spins poll results to make Dems’ abortion views appear mainstream

Last week Politico released the results of a poll of likely voters in competitive states and congressional districts. The results of their questions about abortion were interesting. Nineteen percent stated that they favored abortion on demand while only 11 percent favored banning abortion in all circumstances. The remainder favored two other categories where abortion would remain legal with some limits in place. These results were consistent with a body of survey data on abortion. Incremental pro-life laws enjoy broad support, but strong majorities think abortion should be legal in hard-case circumstances. However, Politico’s analysis of this survey question was misleading. In their May 19 article, Politico took the two […]
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