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The Threat to Roe v. Wade is Driving a Religious Movement for Reproductive Choice

posted on February 8, 2022

Michelle Boorstein of The Washington Post reports, “From prominent clergy to regular people in the pews, far more nuanced and varied perspectives about abortion are being voiced across the religious spectrum, many for the first time.” The response comes as new laws around the country restrict access to abortion. Mary Ziegler, a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, said, “It’s easy for a lot of people to talk about what you should do when it’s not illegal. Now states can really punish people. I think for people of faith, ethical and religious arguments will be really central to that. Criminal law is intersecting with questions of morality and faith.”

Read at The Washington Post