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Since the Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade in 1973, more than 60 million Americans have been killed. Their blood cries out from the ground for justice. Ours is a God of mercy, not retribution. But let us not test his patience. Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, currently pending before the Supreme Court and expected to be heard in the 2021–22 term, leaves no room for half measures. It poses a direct challenge to our abortion regime. Nearly fifty years after Roe, the Court must reverse this lawless and death-dealing decision. 

I am grateful for the strong and clear-voices of the authors who have contributed to this symposium. They speak for millions of their fellow Americans. We will accept no concordats or compromises with the culture of death. And they speak a word of hope: In this great struggle for life, we shall overcome.

—R. R. Reno

Roe Will Go,”  Robert P. George

“The Radical Wrongness of Roe,” Michael Stokes Paulsen

“Abortion and Class,”  Darel E. Paul

“Family Policy After Roe,” Yuval Levin

“A Tale of Two Pregnancies,” Mary Eberstadt

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