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A meta discussion: when, where and how to discuss abortion

abortion As the moderator here on LoGroNo, I’ve occasionally intervened when people have brought up their views on abortion while discussing topics/issues that appear to have little or nothing to do with abortion. I intervened again this week in the discussion attached to my blog post, Is this bur oak worth saving?  As I see it (I could be wrong), since abortion is such polarizing issue, injecting it into other issues brings along some of the same polarizing tendencies and the possibility of an inquiry-based discussion diminishes. (continued)

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