I can't understand why so many people who oppose abortion also oppose making contraceptives available to reduce the number of abortions. So why am I cautiously optimistic about the recent ruling by Federal Judge Richard J. Leon in favor of the anti-choice organization.
The discourse in this country relies on personal attacks instead of discussing the issues. No one -- not our elected officials, not our pundits, not even us -- can seem to have a civil conversation about the issues. It just turns into bullying.
As we reflect on a week characterized by a celebration of choice, a dedication to tackling climate disruption, and the attempt of some to "march for life," let us not forget the real marches for life made every day by women across the globe.
12th & Delaware utilizes a street intersection to illustrate the ideological divide between two camps of thought -- one is an abortion clinic called A Woman's World. The other is an office named the Pregnancy Care Center.
While I prayed for an end to abortion and the conversion of souls, I also saw the depressed ex-steel town in which the university resided, and I felt a disconnect between the spiritual fervency on campus and the poverty surrounding it.