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Roe and Religion: A Surprising History

posted on January 22, 2013

On the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, Sally Steenland writes for The Huffington Post on the history of religious attitudes on abortion. Steenland finds that religious leaders and organizations were initially proponents for women’s rights. “It may be surprising for some to find out that in the years before the Supreme Court legalized abortion in its landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, clergy were among the staunchest supporters of women seeking an abortion. “   

Read at The Huffington Post