After the election on Tuesday, the world is awash with political coverage and analysis, despite the fact that the results on election night point to the reality that among professional and self-professed prognosticators, very few have a great track record of getting it truly right.
Indeed, while there is no doubt that Mr. Trump’s electoral victory, along with the retained Republican (and therefore ostensibly pro-life) majorities in the House and Senate, is heartening news for those of us who value the dignity of human life, there is still much to be done.
Pro-life Christians formed a major block of the electorate this year, and they showed up to vote against the abortion-centric and religious freedom eschewing platform of Secretary Clinton. We need good laws, as well as good people, if we are to uphold the sanctity of human life. So while Greater Columbus Right to Life is not permitted to be a political organization by the IRS, we are grateful for the protection of human life made more likely by the election results. That said, it is time to take this opportunity to step up to the proverbial plate and show that we do respect the dignity of all human life. A few suggestions: