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Making Torture Safe, Legal, and Rare

This came from a comment at Amy's blog and OSV picked it up. It's quite brilliant:

I ran across this comment at Amy Welborn's blog and thought our readers might enjoy it:
All of you commenters here who keep bringing up torture and going on and on about it:

You all are such simplistic one-issue voters on this torture issue. You're in such lockstep with the Vatican and the hierarchy that it's clear you have abandoned free thinking entirely.

I’m personally opposed to torture, but I don’t think I could ever impose that view on somebody else.

I’d rather see us have a President who works to reduce the need for torture. We need to get at the deeper issues here – it’s not just as black and white as you religious-types always say. We should work with torturers to support them, not criminalize them.
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