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Does America Really Support Roe v. Wade?
By Michael F. Haverluck
December 19, 2007
CBNNews.com - Nearly 50 million unborn children have been killed through the abortion process since the notorious Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision on January 22, 1973, according to National Right to Life.
This January will mark the 35th anniversary of the landmark ruling, but does the majority of Americans really support what the court found?
"The pro-abortion mantra is that the public supports Roe," said Senior Legal Counsel Michael Johnson of the Alliance Defense Fund, a legal group that works to defend religious freedoms. "That presumption is on shaky ground."
ADF states that even though polls show a slim majority of Americans favor the controversial decision, an overwhelming majority supports some kind of restriction on abortion - an allowance not afforded in Roe v. Wade.
A number of pro-family organizations contend that most Americans are unaware of what the ruling allows.
They argue that the more people know about Roe v. Wade, the less likely they are to support it.
"The abortion industry has waged a decades-long deception campaign to suppress the truth about abortion," Johnson said. "If Americans knew the truth about Roe, they wouldn't be as supportive."
Do You Know Roe?
The Alliance Defense Fund, Focus on the Family, Family Research Council and Concerned Women for America have worked together to produce the "Roe IQ Test," which was designed to show that most people don't truly understand Roe v. Wade.
The pro-family groups believe that Americans will be rudely awakened after taking the survey, when they discover the true colors of Roe v. Wade.
Take the Roe IQ Test by clicking here.
As the 35th anniversary of Roe v. Wade draws near, the final results of the test will be unleashed. However, earlier this year in Ma ...
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