On the 40th Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision

Below are some graphs worth reflecting on today (click on the pictures to view them at a larger size):

(from a tweet by Conrad Hackett at Pew)


The graph  above of the number of abortions by time is from Wonkblog at the Washington Post.  As is the one below, showing how view few states had repealed or liberalized anti-abortion laws prior to Roe v. Wade:


There are additional charts worth investigating at Wonkblog as well.  All of this should be food for thought and reflection as we contemplate what it means to evangelize our culture and ourselves with the good news of Christ.

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