| Abortionists, not scared mothers, are the opponents
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 1/15/00, 12:00 am
Last month, Larry King hit George W. Bush with the question guaranteed these days to put a pro-life candidate in hot water. Mr. King asked, If abortion "is criminal, if it is some day determined [to be] criminal, shouldn't the mother be held liable?"
Gov. Bush responded that the question "misses the overall point; that people have got to understand that abortion is not a contraceptive; we should not have abortions on demand; that partial-birth abortion is dealing with a live child." Then he answered the question, "No, I don't think you ought to hold the mother criminal."