Sunday, August 29, 2010

Illegal Abortion Myths: What Would America Look Like Without Abortions?

by Maria Vitale
August 27
, 2010 Note: Maria Vitale is an opinion columnist for She is the Public Relations Director for the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation and Vitale has written and reported for various broadcast and print media outlets, including National Public Radio, CBS Radio, and AP Radio.

To those who came of age long after 1973, it’s understandably difficult to imagine America without legal abortion. After all, they can't remember a time when abortions were not routinely carried out. They grew up thinking that, if birth control failed to prevent pregnancy, abortion was the back-up plan.

But even proponents of legal abortion have said they believe that Roe v. Wade’s days are numbered. They realize that the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion could be overturned in our lifetime.

So the question becomes, what would an America without legal abortion look like? Read more

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