Reality Check: ‘Pro-Life’ Republican Presidents

Scott Richert for Catholicism: Thirty-nine years after the January 22, 1973, U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, it is all too easy to convince ourselves that the fight against abortion has been lost. The majority of Americans alive today do not remember a time in which the killing of the unborn, at almost any stage of pregnancy and for almost any reason, was not legal. Every year, for 39 years, approximately 1.3 million children have been sucked or cut or flushed from their mothers’ wombs, while the number of families who are forced to remain childless continues to rise, because of a shortage of babies available for adoption. Read full article here.