All lives do have value. That does not mean that we should not have justice in our society. The government has the right to deprive someone of liberty if they commit certain crimes just like it has the right to deprive someone of life if they commit particularly heinous crimes.
Can you really not differentiate between a baby and someone like John Wayne Gacy?
Pro-life is a label used specifically in context of abortion. It isn’t inconsistent to be fine with the logic behind the death penalty and not wanting babies to be killed in the womb.
You completely missed mine.
IF we agree slavery and abortion are evil, THEN we ought not support it in any way from a governmental perspective regardless of whether the problem persists.
This is a moral argument, not a practical one.
From a practical perspective, the western world has done...
There are more slaves today than there ever have been. This is the case after 100’s of years of effort by the western world to eradicate the slave trade. Does the fact that the slave trade persists mean that we might as well endorse slavery on a governmental level? No, because it’s evil and...