Conservative religious universities are taking a return of the victory after the Supreme Court annulled the constitutional right to an abortion established in Roe v. Wade. While many secular institutions issued convictions of the decision, conservative religious universities hold a victory against abortion rights.
The United States Supreme Court issued a ruling of 6 to 3 in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization to reverse the right long -protected right to obtain an abortion. Some conservative states with the so -called activation laws have already prohibited abortion, literally changing the rules on reproductive health at the time of Friday morning.
but among religious universities, the answer has not been uniform. While conservative institutions are celebrating, the most moderate or liberal religious universities have issued neutral statements, and some have even condemned the ruling.
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University of Liberty, the Evangelical University in Virginia founded by the televangelist Jerry Falwell in 1971, organized before Roe V decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization delivered by the United States Supreme Court. While this does not effectively end abortion in the United States, it is a monumental step in the direction of protecting life and making that decision directly in the hands of the American people, "said the president of the University of Liberty, Jerry Prevo, in a statement Published on Friday. “For almost 50 years, students, the faculty and staff of the University of Liberty have prayed, volunteer and lawyer for the life of mothers and their unborn babies. The student body of Liberty has led the way And he marched year after year, prayed on the steps of the Supreme Court and committed their lives to pro-life causes. As president of the University of Liberty, I am proud that we are now officially training the first generation of ROE-V leaders Wade who will be Christ's champions to continue advocating the life of mothers and their babies not born. "
Liberty University has organized numerous speakers and anti -abortion events over the years; They wore the students to Washington, D.C., to support the nominees of the Supreme Court who opposed the right to abortion; and revoked the recognition of his group of Democratic students because the position of the organization on abortion and other issues collided with university doctrines.googetag.cmd.push (function () Googetag.display ("dfp-ad-pharticle_in_article");););););););););););););););););););););););
Liberty did not respond to a request for additional comments.
Franciscan University of Steubenville, a Catholic institution in Ohio, also marked the news on Friday in a statement from its president and members of the faculty that celebrates the fall of the fall in abortion rights.
“I am delighted that the Supreme Court has revoked roe v. Wade, a ruling that has injured the soul of our country. Roe never had a solid legal basis, and I am pleased that the judges had the courage to rectify the error and tear it down. I am also aware that this decision does not mean the end of abortion in our country, so we are pro-life, we still have a lot of work to do, continuing to help mothers in difficult circumstances and being healing instruments for those who have lost a child through abortion, "said Father Dave Pivonka, president of FUS, in a statement. "First"> Academic Groups Respond to the abortion decision
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