This week marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, when the Supreme Court made the decision to legalize abortion in the United States. Since that time,almost 55 million babies have died. To some, the abortion issue is a controversial one that produces heated debates. Others are apathetic on the issue and simply accept the status quo – that abortion will always be legal in the US. In fact, in a recent Pew poll, 53% of respondents (in all age groups) think abortion “is not that important, compared to other issues.”
We choose to continue praying that the hearts and minds of our leaders will be changed, and that we will one day see the overturning of Roe v. Wade in the courts. As Christians, we believe that life begins at conception and that God plans each life even before that time! In Jeremiah 1:5, God says, “I knew you before I formed you in your mother's womb.”
Our Constitution promises the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness – and yet our nation is systematically denying millions of unborn babies their right to life. Please join us in continued prayer that abortion would be rejected by our President, Congress, judges, and women who are contemplating abortion.