Friday, August 22, 2014
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Jonathan Last

Jonathan V. Last is a staff writer for the Weekly Standard. He also runs the popular blog Galley Slaves.

He writes the weekly column "One Last Thing" in the Currents section of the Sunday Inquirer.

  Email Jonathan V. at jlast@phillynews.com
Last Monday marked the 34th anniversary of a national tragedy - the Supreme Court's verdict in Roe v. Wade, which enshrined abortion as a constitutional right. It's easy, of course, for antiabortion nutcases (like me) to see Roe as a gruesome event. For us Manichean types, abortion is murder, case closed.