Letters, Feb. 25, 1974

Is Abortion a Boon?

Sir / Your arrogant article that would have us believe abortion to be a modern boon to man is most reprehensible [Feb. 4].

Your story implies that Catholics are the reactionaries blocking the path to social enlightenment.

As a Jew, I hold the right to life of an innocent just as sacred as any Catholic may.

It is true that Catholics are particularly mobilized against abortion. Why shouldn't they be? Are not Jews particularly mobilized against genocide—or is that wrong?

How is it possible that a line of distinction can be drawn...

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