July 2018

Three Women, Three Decisions Against Abortion

In the lead-up to Ireland’s abortion referendum, The Tablet, a Catholic weekly out of London, ran an overview of both sides of the debate. Lorna Donlon’s article was headlined “Ireland’s Very Personal Question.” But it begs the question: Just how personal is a woman’s decision to kill the life she is carrying? Is abortion no more than a matter of subjective preference? In a society that is serious about what is right, can the personal dimension overtake the moral? The article called to mind three women who had grasped the falsity of the feminist rallying cry: “It’s my body.” None of them were Catholic. Continue Reading