Life Is a Gift from God. We hold from God the gift which includes all others. This gift is life -- physical, intellectual, and moral life. But life cannot maintain itself alone. The Creator of life has entrusted us with the responsibility of preserving, developing, and perfecting it.An agnostic, I have little opinion on abortion. But I'm starting to wonder if Bastiat would have been pro-life.
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Bastiat: Libertarian And Pro-Life Not Mutually Exclusive?
national sovereignty, I cited libertarian godfather Frédéric Bastiat's belief that government exists solely to defend life, liberty, and property. Thinking about the word "life", I began to wonder what Bastiat would think about abortion. I found the following quote in the godfather's seminal writing The Law: