Obama administration puts abortion politics above needs of oppressed women, analysts note
Catholic World News - June 26, 2012
Writing in the New York Daily News, Steve Wagner and Kim Daniels explore the practical impact of the Obama administration's decision to cut off federal funding for a program administered by the US bishops' conference to help the victims of sexual trafficking. The problem is widespread, the authors report, and the victims are left in miserable conditions--simply because the administration insists on making abortion readily available. Wagner and Daniels observe:
When abortion or contraception is provided to trafficking victims who remain under the control of those who exploit them, it’s the trafficker who benefits, continuing to exploit his victim without interruption.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our September expenses ($14,463 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!