The worst day in American history

Today marked forty years since the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, a decision which made legal the act of abortion, the taking of the life of an unborn child.

The Planned Parenthood/NARAL/NOW crowd has predictably cheered as they celebrate “a woman’s right to choose,” but I contend that January 22, 1973, was to date the worst day in the history of the United States of America.

You could argue that September 11, 2001, was, or December 7, 1941. I’d understand that logic. Or perhaps April 12, 1861, the day South Carolinians fired on Fort Sumter, giving Abraham Lincoln all the justification he needed for a Civil War. But I judge these things more my the decisions that lead to the tragedy more than the tragedy itself. And clearly, the abominable decision by the Supreme Court forty years ago today is what has made legal the murder of 55 million babies.

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