Below is commentary by Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director of the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation which was published in NRL News Today.
It was with a mixture of emotions that I noted “Women’s Equality Day” last week.
I am quite thankful for the sacrifices and struggles that our foremothers underwent to ensure that American women live in a free and equal society. I treasure my right to vote, my professional prospects, and equal treatment under the law.
But I cannot help but think that feminist pioneers such as Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton would be deeply disappointed with the failures that keep women oppressed.
Key among these is legalized abortion. Millions of baby girls are denied the right to life under the Roe v. Wade regime. They are unable to exercise any rights, because they have been robbed of the most fundamental of these—the mere right to exist. Read more here