The Texas law over thrown by Roe was enacted in 1856, about ten years after a Belgian scientists witnessed the intersection of a rabbit sperm with a rabbit egg and saw growth begin almost immediately. It was the shock of this new knowledge that led Texas DOCTORS to push for a law outlawing the prescription
of drugs that were now seen as abortifacients.
posted on 06/13/2009 8:40:08 AM PDT
But, in a “largely protestant nation” killing children in the womb has not always been illegal. That was more my point - and yes it was spearheaded by the medical community moreso than religious leaders.
posted on 06/13/2009 5:34:48 PM PDT
(Tolerance of grave evil is NOT a Christian virtue. http://www.thekingsmen.us/)
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