40 Years of Roe vs. Wade

January 22, 2013

On January 22nd, 1973, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Roe vs. Wade (full text, Wikipedia), inventing a constitutional “right” to abortion and overturning democratically enacted laws to the contrary in something like 46 out of 50 states.  According to the pro-choice Guttmacher Institute, by 2008 “nearly 50 million” abortions had been performed.  (Pro-life groups estimate that the total is now more than 55 million.)

Well-spent Journey links to ten articles about the logic of the pro-life position.  It seems as good a way as any to observe this grisly anniversary.

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