Retroactive Abortion? Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, a Catholic, Resurrects Death Penalty

What might be called retroactive abortion in particular circumstances is better than okay with Gov. Pete Ricketts, as he may well demonstrate on Tuesday when a double murderer is scheduled to become the first person executed in Nebraska in two decades. We need to have capital punishment in his state, says Ricketts, an avowed Catholic who otherwise adheres vocally to his churchs pro-life edicts. He allows, theres a number of people expressing their difference of opinion with regard to this, but the people of Nebraska have been very clear. Those expressing their opinion happen to include Pope Francis, who early this month revised the Catechism to declare the death penalty inadmissible as an attack on the inviolability and dignity of …