Abortion, faith and the search for common ground

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“For many people who oppose abortion, it is a matter of religion belief. But not all religions oppose abortion. A number of religions and denominations are pro-choice [politicalresearch.org] including Conservative and Reform Judaism, the U.S. Presbyterian Church and the Unitarian Universalist Church. In Florida, in a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on abortions after 15 weeks, Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor argues that the Florida law violates religious liberty by criminalizing abortion, which is permitted in Jewish law.”

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The first in a series, the project is a partnership between Good Conflict and the Rochester Beacon designed to examine whether individual beliefs and perceptions about contentious and polarizing topics