Getting an Abortion in December

December 13 is the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's first oral argument in the Roe v. Wade case, which effectively legalized abortion in the U.S.  It is ironic that the month in which the world celebrates the most inconvenient and unplanned pregnancy in history is also the month in which the court began its ignominious descent into preventing such pregnancies. You probably know that Mary the mother of Jesus was not married when she became pregnant.  She was betrothed to a man named Joseph.  You probably also know that she lived in an extremely strict religious and legal setting in which out-of-wedlock pregnancies were punishable by public stoning.  It is very likely that Mary was a teenager, probably less than 16 years old when she became pregnant.  So to summarize, she was an unwed pregnant teenager in a society that stoned such women. Jane Roe (her real name is Norma McCorvey) also had a child when she was a teenager.  Actually, she had two of...(Read Full Article)

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