Abortion and Slavery Are Oddly Similar, Here’s Why

Abortion and Slavery Are Oddly Similar, Here’s Why

The moral and scientific arguments, that conservatives and evangelicals tend to recite, against both of these matters, are low hanging fruit. The legal arguments are a little more complex. Interestingly enough, judicial decisions concerning abortion and slavery are “nearly identical” according to anti-abortion activist Star Parker. The American court system ruled that slavery and abortion were legal. There are two specific ways that abortion and slavery use the same justifications for its legality.