Hentoff, this is nothing but the same old anti-choice B.S.! ["How abortionists tear the fetus apart, ISIS-style"] How dare you call yourself a "libertarian"? Government-ordered compulsory childbirth for pregnant women is the worst form of statism and the worst kind of tyranny.
You know perfectly well that later-term abortions are done because of medical emergencies that would threaten the lives of women in crisis pregnancies. Women don't just capriciously decide to have abortions at the last minute.
The overwhelming majority of abortions occur long before a fetus can feel pain or is recognizable. The kind of grisly situations you describe are nothing but a straw man.
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Do you really want the federal government to demand that doctors just stand there idly while pregnant women die in agony? What kind of idiot are you?
You are full of you-know-what, Hentoff, and you make me sick! Some "libertarian" you are! And since you claim to be one, why do you write for a right-wing extremist, fascist, theocratic Internet rag like "World Nut Daily?" (My spelling.)
Robert Berger, a proud LIBERAL American