Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.
--C.S. Lewis--

Monday, June 1, 2009

Two Murders Compared

First of all, let me make sure I'm clear about this. The murder of George Tiller was a disgusting act of evil by an individual who deserves a long prison sentence.

Having said that, I wonder if all of the people who blame the pro-life movement for the actions of this disturbed man would be as quick to blame the anti-war movements for the actions of this one?