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Citi has recently announced that it will pay its employees' travel costs for them to get abortions. This is in response to the recent Texas Heartbeat Act, which allows private citizens to sue each other for having an abortion, effectively outlawing abortion in Texas. While I think the Texas law is in direct contradiction of Roe v. Wade, I also think Roe v. Wade is wrongly decided, both from a legal perspective and from a LONANG, moral perspective. No matter how cowardly or underhanded...

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In the abortion debate, it seems like it's mainly a debate between evangelical Christians and everybody else. The modern Christian political action in support for life largely stems from Baptist pastor Jerry Falwell and his Moral Majority. Falwell pastored at Thomas Road Baptist Church, which eventually joined the Southern Baptist Convention. The Southern Baptist Convention and its members have long been among the strongest opponents of abortion. However, would it surprise you to know that in 1971, the Southern Baptist Convention issued a statement in support of abortion?

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