Silent Scream posters removesTo the Editor:
Last Monday, the movie "Silent Scream" was shown in Room 10-250, but due to the relentless efforts of pro-abortionists, as soon as any posters were put up advertising the event, they were as quickly torn down. In a liberal, democratic country, that kind of behavior is inexcusable.
The citizens of this country should and do strive to learn the truth about important issues, so why should they be denied this opportunity? To the person or people who tore down those posters: If you are so certain that abortion is not a crime, then why are you afraid that the people who watch this movie will be convinced otherwise? It is no secret that every day we are inundated with one side of the story; that abortion is okay, and not to be too upset about the fate of the millions of aborted children. It's time we really listened, really seriously considered the other side of the issue.
Of course, that's not too likely to happen if we are never allowed to hear arguments against abortion.
In this society, where political stability is cherished, extreme opinions are usuallly not very popular. Unfortunately, the abortion issue does not allow for very much compromise. This is a case of right and wrong. Calling abortion a "necessary evil" does not clear you of guilt if it is wrong. And there are a lot of people, conscientious, thoughtful people, who are convinced that abortion is wrong. If we are gong to make a decision, let it be an educated, informed decision, not one dictated by the very small minority of reporters and radio announcers.
Martin Sarabura G->