Abortions are as much the result of a culture inhospitable to life as they are to the weak sources of support that arise out of that culture and the decisions of individual mothers.
To be sure, a national government’s primary responsibility is to serve the interests of its own people. And national interests — say, in security and material prosperity — can be morally legitimate. But the pursuit of those interests to the exclusion of all other considerations would amount to the kind of ruthless nationalist realpolitik that Vladimir Putin is now playing so successfully.
Do I have the best credentials? Probably not. ‘Cause, you know, whatever.
Income inequality is at the root of most of America’s major socioeconomic problems, truly the radioactive element that causes the body politic to decay.