Monday, January 23, 2012
1. The Sunday evening Mass at the National Shrine had not yet begun and many seats had been taken. Many citizens—including non-Catholics—oppose abortion. They have gathered in Washington, D.C., for the annual March for Life today.
2. With the recent HHS rule requiring abortifacients, sterilization and contraception in all health plans, the opposition is likely to intensify. Archbishop Timothy Dolan summarized it in a 2-minute video.
3. A woman, who favored abortion when she was younger and now opposes it, connected abortion with slavery in recent remarks revisiting the slipperiness of rejecting natal life. Then, the case of Amelia Rivera emerged lest talk become theoretical.