WaPo columnist Eugene Robinson compares abortion seekers to slaves trying to ‘flee to free states’

He warned, “The Republican Party is trying to realize a revanchist vision of America in which much of the progress toward a fairer, more equitable society that we’ve seen over the past half-century is rolled back.”

The Washington Post opinion writer quoted both Lincoln’s “A House Divided” speech and Matthew 12:25 and said that reflecting on those words made him “worried about how Lincoln’s political party is recklessly testing his wisdom” on issues like abortion.

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MEET THE PRESS -- Pictured: Eugene Robinson, Columnist, Washington Post, as he appeared on "Meet the Press" in Washington, D.C., Sunday, May 22, 2011.  (Photo by William B. Plowman/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

MEET THE PRESS — Pictured: Eugene Robinson, Columnist, Washington Post, as he appeared on “Meet the Press” in Washington, D.C., Sunday, May 22, 2011.  (Photo by William B. Plowman/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

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