TITLE

Killing Abortionists: A Symposium

AUTHOR(S)
Alvare, Helen M.; Arkes, Hadley; Canavan, Francis; Garton, Jean; George, Robert P.; Hentoff, Nat; Land, Richard D.; Mahony, Roger Cardinal; Mathewes-Green, Frederica; Nathanson, Bernard N.; O'Connor, John Cardinal; Reed Jr., Ralph E.; Scheidler, Ann; Schlossberg, Terry; Sider, Ronald J.; Pavlischek, Keith J.; Weigel, George
PUB. DATE
December 1994
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec1994, Issue 48, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the views of several people identified with the pro-life cause to the justification put forth by Paul J. Hill, a man convicted of killing an abortionist and his security guard in Pensacola, Florida. Importance of respect for the dignity of each life, according to Helen M. Alvare, director of planning and information for the secretariat for pro-life activities of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops; Opinion of Hadley Arkes, professor of jurisprudence and U.S. institutions at Amherst College on the orality of the case and the acts of killing committed by Hill; Impact of violence on the anti-abortion cause, according to Francis Canavan, professor of political science at Fordham University.
ACCESSION #
17737475

 

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