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The Pro-Life Advantage

posted on February 11, 2013

William Saletan of Slate examines how the pro-life minority has gained political power. While most of the nation supports abortion being legal, Saletan cites polls indicating that pro-choice supporters are considerably less outspoken than their counterparts. Saletan writes, “[The] pro-choice majority doesn’t run this country, because a lot of its constituents don’t really care. They don’t march or phone-bank for women’s health or equal rights … When the debate is quiet, it’s pro-lifers who hold the upper hand.” 

Read at Slate