I am Pro-Life. Don’t Call me Anti-Abortion [SYNOPSIS ONLY]

In this candid article, Charles Camosy elucidates how the struggle in the abortion debate is a struggle over language.  He challenges the use of language that allows critics to dismiss pro-lifers as single-issue obsessives, while highlighting the ways in which language is employed to hide the dignity of the vulnerable.  Our ‘throwaway culture’ has infected our attitude toward marginalized populations such that some use terms like ‘sub-humans’, ‘defective humans’, and ‘parasites’.

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