by Marsha West
Every year on January 22 pro-aborts celebrate the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Forty years ago the Supreme Court legalized abortion in the United States with a 7-to-2 majority vote in favor of Roe. Subsequently states were prohibited from deciding on the matter. And because of the High Court's decision women now had a "fundamental right" to choose to abort a pre-born child. The Court's decision has resulted in approximately 55,772,015 million abortions. That's 1.394 million abortions each year! So every 12 minutes abortionists take no thought to expunging a child from her mother's womb.
Today many Americans are naïve to the fact that partial-birth abortion or "intact dilation and extraction" was performed in the United States allegedly for "health reasons." (Read more about PBA here) In 2003 President George W. Bush signed the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act that made this barbaric practice illegal in most circumstances. The ban describes PBA as "a gruesome and inhumane procedure that is never medically necessary."
On a cold soggy January day in 1973 people gathered throughout America to celebrate women's newfound freedom to abort their babies. No longer would the government have the right to intrude in "private family matters." On that same day others mourned as they contemplated the Court's shocking decision to legalize infanticide.
Not everyone on the High Court felt justice had been done in allowing abortion to become the law of the land. Justices Byron R. White and William H. Rehnquist wrote compelling dissenting opinions....