Many conservatives, especially Christians, have disengaged from political battle because of discouragement. But there’s no reason to quit or be discouraged.

As the nation marks the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that struck down a Texas law — and by extension, all states’ laws —that had criminalized abortion, the debate between those who uphold the right to life of the unborn and those who assert that a woman’s right to “choose” must be paramount, continues. And there is a category of individuals for whom the abortion issue is perhaps the most personal of all: those who have survived attempted abortions.

In Egypt a woman and her seven children have been imprisoned for converting to Christianity, while in North Korea, two Christians were killed for their faith.

A British mother whose doctors suggested she should abort her baby chose life instead after watching her pre-born son smile during an ultrasound.

About 500 people took part in the March for Life in the capital city of Concord, New Hampshire, Saturday under a sunny sky and temperatures slightly below freezing, but moderate for a January afternoon in northern New England.

 

 

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