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Reconciling Roe v. Wade

Matthew6-33 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 7:09 AM
Drugs, drinking and driving, rape and murder. We can't stop any of them so let's follow your logic to it's conclusion and legalize it all! We need to at least try to stop things that are wrong or we are no better than the people committing the bad acts.

Roe v. Wade, the SCOTUS decision that legalized abortion in the United States, marks a dubious 40th anniversary on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.  According to published data by the Guttmacher Institute more than 55 million abortions have been performed during the last four decades. 

Abortion -- and those children who were never born – exist in a place that is primarily out-of-sight and out-of-mind.  Although legally protected, abortion is among the few unspeakables in American society.  Thus, comprehending the impact on American society is even more difficult.  In a sense, it is hard to understand that which you...