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By Clement Harrold, Crisis Magazine, Jan. 21, 2022

Clement Harrold, a native of England, is a recent alumnus of Franciscan University of Steubenville where he graduated top of his class with a triple major in Theology, Philosophy, and Classics, and a minor in German.

Forty-nine years and sixty million preborn lives later, the Supreme Court’s 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade should be recognized for the moral and legal calamity that it was. But there remains another, less commonly discussed dimension to this decision, namely, the catastrophic moral and spiritual failure of men—especially Christian men—who have stood on the sidelines for so long.

Legalized abortion, we know, rests on an intricate web of lies that disfigure our vision of the human person and distort the relationship between the sexes. …

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