ISSUES: Uproar over Abortion

In many parts of the nation, an uproar is rising that is making an old question this year's newest election issue: abortion. The Right to Life forces have picked it up with fresh fervor, threatening to withhold their votes from any candidate who does not call for making almost all abortions illegal.

In New Hampshire, where 75% of Democrats who vote in primaries are Catholic, former Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter, a Democratic contender, is peppered with the question time and again. Though he personally opposes abortion, he supports the 1973 Supreme Court...