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Gun Control: A 'Pro-Life' Position

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In his Oct. 27, op-ed column in The New York Times, Thomas Friedman said this: “…for me, the most 'pro-life' politician in America is New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.” 

That may shock some people because Bloomberg is for a woman’s right to choose, and Friedman acknowledged that.  But he enumerated several reasons for his pro-life description of Bloomberg, and this one stands out today:   “…he has … used his position to … push to reinstate the expired federal ban on assault weapons and other forms of common-sense gun control …” Read the full column.

In the wake of the school shooting and multiple deaths in Connecticut, need we say more? 

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