“It would be 11 years before a president of the United States, Ronald Reagan, spoke up in defense of unborn babies.” James Dobson
“We come now to our day and to the president who may turn out to be the most pro-life chief executive of them all—Donald Trump.” Ibid
Editor’s note: President Trump has agreed to speak at the 2018 March for Life in Washington, DC
For those interested in helping fund Dr. Dobson’s Family Talk program his address is 540 Elkton Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80907
A new year has begun, and with it comes a national remembrance marked by sorrow and shame. On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court handed down two rulings that would change our country, and the world, forever. I’ll never forget that day. At that time, I was a professor at the University of Southern California School of Medicine, and I had spent the day on campus. I was driving home and listening to the radio when I heard a tragic announcement. Those two decisions were Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton. Seven justices had voted to legalize abortion throughout nine months of pregnancy, for any reason (or for no reason). America had declared war on its unborn babies and vulnerable mothers. Now, 45 years later, more than 58 million preborn babies have been murdered in hospitals and clinics all over the country.
My father and I grieved that night over this brutal assault on human life. The following Sunday morning, Shirley and I waited to see what our pastor would say from the pulpit. He was a good man and a great minister, but he was silent on that day. Most of Protestant America reacted with the same disinterest. It was a non-issue in most churches. The exception was the Catholic leadership, which understood the significance of the Supreme Court’s decisions. Many of its priests spoke out against the carnage. Continue reading