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Pro-life and pro-choice: the benefits of common ground

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In the wake of the Tuscon shooting, there seems to be a renewed interest in partisan political rhetoric – what’s helpful, what’s harmful. It’s got me thinking about partisan debates in general.

I think this article has some very interesting points about how you might find common ground with the “enemy”.  It talks about the pro-lifer vs pro-choicers, and how they can speak to one another in a language that makes sense.

What pro-choicers could do to further a productive debate:

http://www.slate.com/id/2275256/

What pro-lifers could do:

http://www.slate.com/id/2275072/

Sitting down and talking calmly – it’s the new accusing-people-of-blood-libel.

 

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