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By John Zmirak, The Stream, September 18, 2023

John Zmirak is a senior editor at The Stream and author or co-author of ten books, including The Politically Incorrect Guide to Immigration and The Politically Incorrect Guide to Catholicism. He is co-author with Jason Jones of “God, Guns, & the Government.”

Al Perrotta is on vacation.


Whoever is advising President Trump on life issues needs to sit him down and explain something to him: You can’t “make everybody happy” and “get peace” on the abortion issue. Period. Not possible, or even desirable, since half the country is on Heaven’s side, and the other half sides with Hell. Trump spoke to this issue on Meet The Press, where he called Ron DeSantis’ signing of a “heartbeat bill” in Florida “a terrible thing and a terrible mistake.”

There’s a reason that pro-choicers insist on abortion up through birth, and we pro-lifers on protection from conception as our goal. You can’t be a “little bit pregnant,” and the unborn baby doesn’t turn from a tadpole into a baby at some arbitrary point in its development. Abortion is either a basic human right, or the murder of a child. Please pick one, President Trump. …