Start with tolerance for pro-life views
John Figliozzi wrote in The Gazette Opinion section on May 22 (“If any issue merits compromise, it’s abortion”) that “to enforce absolutist positions that lack broad consensus using blunt force methods and instruments only perpetuates conflict” and asks for compromise on the topic of abortion.
Is what Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in 2014 that, “Pro-life people have no place in this state,” your proposed voice of compromise?
That sounds like an absolutist position to me.
Is the fire that occurred at CompassCare in Amherst on June 7 the voice of compromise?
That seems like a blunt-force instrument to me.
Pro-life people have been faithfully and peacefully serving women and children in this state for decades. Pro-life people seek to stop the violence inside abortion facilities where approximately half the people, the unborn children, do not come out alive.
If abortion proponents cannot prevent those pro-abortion vigilante groups from allegedly committing violence, then your calls for compromise ring hollow.
Grateful for those who honored fallen
Thanks to all who attended, participated or helped coordinate our annual Memorial Day events at Vale Cemetery, Veterans Park and Rotterdam Memorial Day Service.
Let us not forget why we get together each year to honor our fallen comrades so we can enjoy our freedom.
Thank you, Daily Gazette photographer Erica Miller for her article and photos. Hope to see you all next year. God bless the USA.
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