Abortion

The Didache, one of the earliest Christian writings, commands, “You shall not murder a child by abortion nor kill that which is born.” But when the Supreme Court ruled on Roe v. Wade in 1973, most evangelicals considered abortion a Catholic issue. By the 1980s, largely due to the efforts of Francis Schaeffer, C. Everett Koop, and others, it became the centerpiece of evangelical social action. Christians continue to debate what drives abortions in the U.S. and abroad and how best to end them.

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    What most Christians don't know about the history of prolife struggles
  • Wanted: A New Pro-life StrategySubscriber Access Only
    Twenty-five years after Roe, and 37 million abortions later, we have to admit we are losing the fight.
  • Abortion and the CourtSubscriber Access Only
    The Roe v. Wade decision runs counter to the moral sense of the American people
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