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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How to Greet the End of ‘Roe’
How to Greet the End of ‘Roe’
Faithful responses to the Supreme Court decision should involve new care practices.
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The Abortion Wars: What Most Christians Don’t Know
The Abortion Wars: What Most Christians Don’t Know
Ours is not the first generation to fight for the unborn.
Abortion and the Court
Abortion and the Court
In its Roe decision, the Supreme Court has clearly decided for paganism.