Reno On Violence and Abortion

R.R. Reno over at First Things has a thoughtful post on the morality of violent resistance to abortion. One of the commentators referred everyone to the Catechism of the Catholic Church Paragraph 2243:

Armed resistance to oppression by political authority is not legitimate, unless all the following conditions are met: 1) there is certain, grave, and prolonged violation of fundamental rights; 2) all other means of redress have been exhausted; 3) such resistance will not provoke worse disorders; 4) there is well-founded hope of success; and 5) it is impossible reasonably to foresee any better solution.

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