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To: bdeaner
I recall taking a church trip to a religious conference in Nashville as a teenager. This was in April or May of 1973, just shortly after Roe was handed down. It was a Baptist conference and everyone was horrified by the Roe ruling.

Also, I would note that in the years shortly before Roe, heavily Catholic New York's legislature voted to legalize abortion (1970). Bills to permit abortion failed to gain any traction whatsoever in the Protestant South. Texas went all the way to the Supreme Court to defend its law against abortion, as did Georgia in the Doe case. Texas was overwhelmingly Protestant back then, far more so than today when open borders have made the state nearly half Latino.

15 posted on 06/13/2009 1:08:48 AM PDT by puroresu (Enjoy ASIAN CINEMA? See my Freeper page for recommendations (REALLY & TRULY updated!).)
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To: puroresu
Dear puroresu,

“Also, I would note that in the years shortly before Roe, heavily Catholic New York's legislature voted to legalize abortion (1970)”

And the same Catholic-dominated legislature voted to undo its liberal abortion laws two years later, but were overridden by Protestant Gov. Nelson Rockefeller. Wiki has him as a Baptist.


sitetest

16 posted on 06/13/2009 5:33:36 AM PDT by sitetest (If Roe is not overturned, no unborn child will ever be protected in law.)
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