The following is a letter by William Donohue published in the New York Times on April 8, 1997:

I’m not sure I understand Naomi Wolf (“Pro-Choice and Pro-Life,” Op-Ed, April 3). She defends abortion yet admits that “it involoves the possibility of another life.” So why not err on the side of caution?

If I drove down a street full of children playing and saw a large cardboard box in my path, would it not make sense to assume that if I ran over it I might take the life of an innocent person? And would not the right choice be evident to everyone?

William A. Donohue
President, Catholic Leaguefor Religious and Civil Rights
New York, April 3, 1997

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