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Blaming pro-life rhetoric

Many are advancing the idea that pro-life advocacy and rhetoric among Republican politicians and presidential candidates may have led the Colorado shooter to target a Planned Parenthood. Despite the lack of compelling evidence to support this assertion, is it even justifiable to characterize the words of one side in a national political debate as being responsible for the criminal acts of one man? Clearly this does not meet the legal definition of incitement, but does merely the allegation of a linkage cause a squelching of robust political debate on a neuralgic topic? Watch this segment from MediaBuzz today for an engaging discussion. Is it advisable to lay the Colorado shootings at the feet of politicians who support the right to life?

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