I read Debbie McKenney's Dec. 18 letter ("Choice Is the Middle"), claiming that the pro-choice position on abortion is the middle ground, and the pro-life position is extreme.
Supporters of abortion easily forget that their position on the issue requires you to support brutally dismembering and killing innocent human beings. To read medical descriptions of what abortion does to the women and girls and their unborn children is so horribly nauseating that I cannot describe it in my letter because I doubt that the PG would find it in good taste to print. Since when does it qualify as middle ground to support acts of cruelty against innocent human beings that are so unspeakable that they cannot even be described in detail lest they turn the stomach?
I once considered myself to be pro-choice on the issue of abortion. But at some point one must look beyond the rhetoric of "choice" and fully examine the issue. You either support the extreme and barbaric act of dismembering and killing innocent human beings in the womb, or you oppose it in the name of human dignity. Once the issue is fully understood, it's clear which position on abortion is extreme, and which is just. With the majority of Americans identifying themselves as pro-life according to a recent Gallup poll, it's obvious that the pro-choice rhetoric is wearing thin as abortion is exposed for the repulsive injustice that it is.
BRYCE C. McMINN