Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Not only is Hadley Arkes a preeminent Constitutional scholar; on the most important issue of our age he is one of our greatest moral philosophers.
"... they kept evading the main moral questions over the years, they would fall into the forms of argument that must have, as their purpose and effect, to undo the very act of moral reasoning.
"We would indeed move step by step, and with each move we would ask the liberal side to honor the principles that they themselves had enacted into law. If it were wrong to discriminate against the handicapped, how could it be justified to kill a child in the womb with Down syndrome?"