Comment: I agree that this is indeed Dr. Paul's political position.

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I agree that this is indeed Dr. Paul's political position.

This is the way he wishes to limit abortion which he fundamentally disagrees with. This is the path he has chosen to take to repeal Roe v. Wade and to deal with the decision of the Supreme Court that found a right to privacy in the Constitution that somehow irrationally overrode the right to life. In the Roe decision they stipulated that when the Congress determined in law when life begins then that would be the guiding factor in any other decisions by the Supreme Court. This is why Dr. Paul introduced not only the We the People Act but also the Sanctity of Life Act.

Personally I believe that the way Dr. Paul has chosen is a very wise solution that deals with the reality of the political situation and the present moral condition of society. It would also hand the political decision making power back to the States where it rightfully belongs and close the door to Federal appeals. Also by stipulating that life begins at conception the States would be required to recognise that the Constitutionally protected right to life prevailed.

This would then lead to anti-abortion legislation at the State level with varying degrees of consequence from State to State. Dr. Paul himself has said that he favours punishment for the abortionist rather than the woman in the case but that would be decided by each State.

"Jesus answered them: 'Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin. The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son remains forever. So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.'" (John 8:34-36)