Abortion Victims: Where Are the Bodies? by Jonathon Van MarenNovember 14, 2020
Fr. Ripperger: What is Fear and Confusion (WATCH)November 14, 2020
Just like many Republicans in 1857 viewed the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Dred Scott v. Sandford as immoral and unjust, many contemporary Republicans see the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision for the judicial travesty it is. Interestingly, the slavery-related party divisions that led to the election of Abraham Lincoln were about as stark as today’s divisions between most Democrats and Republicans over abortion. Abolitionists were as welcome to the Democratic Party then as pro-lifers are to the Democratic Party now.
The Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution greatly impacted former slaves. The first of these amendments abolished slavery; the second granted citizenship to blacks; the third gave them the right to vote. The Thirteenth Amendment was supported by 100% of the Republicans and 23% of the Democrats. The Fourteenth Amendment was supported by 94% of the Republicans and 0% of the Democrats. The Fifteenth Amendment was supported by 100% of the Republicans and 0% of the Democrats. …