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Some Protest, Others Celebrate Roe v. Wade with Festive Meals
Originally Posted: 01/22/2014 - 2:40pm | Type: Blog

Arriving home from school on Jan. 22, 1973, Mary Wissink noticed her mother was unusually animated. Arriving home from school on Jan. 22, 1973, Mary Wissink noticed her mother was ...

How Abortion Became An Evangelical Issue
Originally Posted: 01/24/2013 - 10:24am | Type: Blog

Were America’s evangelical Christians always stalwartly pro-life and opposed to abortion? Sadly, we were not. Evangelicals haven't always been part of the pro-life coalition. ...

40 Years After Roe v. Wade, How Do Americans Really Feel About Abortion?
Originally Posted: 01/23/2013 - 10:31am | Type: Blog

In the past four decades, American attitudes have changed markedly on gay marriage, smoking, bullying, and a host of other cultural issues. In the past four decades, American atti ...

The Abortion Debate: We’re All in This Together
Originally Posted: 01/22/2013 - 10:29am | Type: Blog

This is a memorable week: on Monday the inauguration of President Obama on the holiday honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., and today, the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision by the Supreme Court. Some p ...

40 Years After Roe v. Wade, Abortion Roes Are Winning — And Losing
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 5:00pm | Type: Blog

Four decades after Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion, many opponents of the decision are in a celebratory mood while those backing abortion rights are glum, feeling that mo ...

March for Life leader Nellie Gray Dead at 88
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 3:22pm | Type: Blog

Nellie Gray, the longtime leader of the annual March for Life, which protests the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion, has died at age 88. WASHINGTON — Nellie Gray, ...

‘The American Bible’ Collects Texts That We the People Argue About
Originally Posted: 07/03/2012 - 4:08pm | Type: Blog

There are certain speeches, songs, books, letters, laws, and axioms that Americans appreciate enough to argue about, says religion scholar Stephen Prothero. Abraham Lincoln’s “Get ...