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Is Pro-Life Cause Célèbre Chen Guangcheng Actually Pro-Life?

posted on May 8, 2012

At Religion Dispatches, Lindsay Beyerstein chronicles how the blind, Chinese human rights lawyer Chen Guangcheng got claimed by the American pro-life movement. “Anti-abortion news and opinion websites have taken to calling Chen a ‘pro-life dissident,’ which is fundamentally misleading,” Beyerstein writes. “Chen is not opposed to abortion, per se, he is opposed to forced abortion.”

Read at Religion Dispatches