Millennial editor Robert Christian argues that the consistent life movement should be more inclusive toward supporters of just war theory and the Responsibility to Protect, highlighting its failure to offer a realistic approach to ending the mass atrocities in Syria.
Is it really pro-life to do nothing while thousands are slaughtered each month, while barrel bombs shred innocent bodies in Aleppo? Are we really committed to life if our plan to protect it relies on a man—who has set children on fire to maintain his power—to turn around and willingly give that power up at a negotiation table as he’s gaining ground on the battlefield? At a minimum, if one believes in the worth of all, is it too much to say firmly and clearly: the mass murderer Bashar al-Assad must go?
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