"... used against a defenseless, and captive, civilian population that had no means of escaping it." [Eric] Eric: But they DO have the means of escaping it, do they not? They could simply vote out the democratically-elected rocket-launching Hamas, and vote in a leadership that does not launch rockets, renounces violence, recognizes Israel, and frees Shalit. Waddayatink?
Pope Francis: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion' (AP)
from the article: Israel, Palestinians trade blame for stalled peace talks