In this episode we continue our response to John Irving's article for the New York Times that attempts to bash pro-life advocates over the head with a history lesson. Irving claims that colonial America was actually friendly to abortion practices.
Before we examine the colonial period we look at Scriptures against abortion. Then, we observe a consensus among Christians of the first five centuries that abortion at any stage of pregnancy is wrong--even if the science of the day could not tell when life begins in the womb!
"The Long, Cruel History of the Anti-Abortion Crusade"