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Abortion Angst

The Precarious State of Germany's Pro-life Law
by John D. Martin

Pro-life Americans who might have been unaware of the significance of abortion as a political issue in other Western nations certainly cannot be unaware any more after 2018. The appalling legalization of abortion in Ireland last year was widely reported in the North American press, in sources ranging from Time magazine to LifeSiteNews. What has not been reported is the drive by the pro-abortion lobby in Germany to change that country's restrictive laws, which began in the fall of 2018 and has continued since.

Ironically, this newly aggressive attitude from the German pro-abortion lobby began with a court . . .

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John D. Martin is a professional translator, missionary, and writer living in Germany, where he works with several different ministries and lives in a Christian intentional community. He has written academic articles on medieval literature and culture and has published essays in Salvo, First Things, and Boundless.

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