Soon we can expect another contentious battle in the Senate over a Supreme Court nominee. For the last few decades, in all such battles, there has been one issue (spoken or unspoken) underlying so much of the fierce fighting: abortion.
Abortion is the Holy Grail to the American left. It dominates all over considerations. Far be it from any Supreme Court justice to try and overturn “Roe v. Wade,” the January 22, 1973 decision which gave us abortion on demand through all nine months of pregnancy (when combined with its companion decision of the same day, “Doe v. Bolton”).
What a dark day in American history. Here are five reasons I believe that “Roe” should be overturned.
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It’s great that another conservative-leaning person was nominated for the Supreme Court, but what if Roe v. Wade is never overturned? If abortion remains legal in the U.S., could Christians still engage the pro-life effort beyond protesting Roe v. Wade?
Ever since the Supreme Court ruling in 1973 that legalized abortion as a Constitutional right, American Christians have fervently appealed to both heaven and the government to overturn this decision. However, 45 years (and over 60 million terminated pregnancies) later, Roe v. Wade still stands.
These growing numbers can zap the hope out of any pro-lifer, but recent events have sparked inklings of hope among Christians that the likelihood of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade perhaps might be somewhat possible, maybe.
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President Trump said Sunday his Supreme Court pick would be a conservative and that the issue of abortion may go back to the states, even as moderate Sen. Susan Collins said she would not vote for someone who was hostile to Roe v. Wade.