Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Abortion "Champion" Dead

Abortion advocate Lawrence Lader died on Sunday at the age of 86. Along with Bernard Nathanson, Lader co-founded NARAL and was the leader of NARAL during the early 70's.

In his book, Aborting America (p. 33), Bernard Nathanson describes Lader's hate for the Catholic Church.
Then Larry brought out his favourite whipping-boy.
"...and the other thing we've got to do is bring the Catholic hierarchy out where we can fight them. That's the real enemy. The biggest single obstacle to peace and decency throughout all of history."


"Well, Larry, what do you think? Is the Catholic hierarchy identical with the anti-abortion forces? Aren't there any others opposed to abortion?" As I nosed the car into the Lincoln Tunnel traffic, he set the intellectual tone for the next eight years with a single word.


It is also noteworthy that the New York Times has some trouble differentiating between RU-486 and emergency contraception.
He successfully challenged some restrictions on the drug RU-486, known as the morning-after pill, and arranged to manufacture a version of it in the United States.

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