Tolerating the tolerant

Sandel, Michael J.
July 1996
New Republic;7/15/96-7/22/96, Vol. 215 Issue 3/4, p25
Provides an insight into the political concept of toleration based on moral issues such as abortion, smoking and slavery in the U.S. Views on a politician's call for a declaration of tolerance toward pro-choice Republicans; Conflict between political and moral stand when it comes to the issue of abortion; Analogies of smoking and slavery under the context of toleration.


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