Can Moral Reasoning Win the Day Against Legalized Abortion?

March for Life 2016By now you’ve no doubt read or watched the news report about a busload of more than 100 teenagers from Minnesota stranded on the Pennsylvania turnpike after attending the 2016 March for Life. On Saturday morning, they built an altar out of snow and organized a mass for 200 to 300 people from nearby buses. The mood of the teenagers was great. But the reality on the numbers of abortions still taking place in the U.S. can turn a good mood cloudy.

In a recent article from The Catholic Thing, Hadley Arkes, political scientist and professor of Jurisprudence at Amherst College, reflects on the 2016 March for Life and asks us to reconsider our assumptions about how to overturn Roe v. Wade by stirring again the capacity for moral reasoning found in the text of the Constitution. Read the article here.