Anti-abortion movement faces internal divisions after Roe’s fall

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Following the overturning of Roe v. Wade and the return of abortion law to individual states, pro-life groups in the United States are moving two different directions on what abortion bans should look like.

Historically pro-life groups have viewed those who seek abortions as "second victims" who could benefit from support in carrying their unwanted pregnancy. However, a newer movement of "abortion abolitionists" argue that anyone seeking an abortion, in some cases even for life-saving medical reasons, should be tried for murder.

In this long read for Religion News Service, Bob Smietana speaks to pro-life leaders on both sides of the movement to understand the arguments, both moral and strategic, as the groups work toward the seemingly common goal of reducing and ending the practice of abortion in the United States.

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