Listen to this 'Talk of the Nation' topic
Abortion is a divisive issue. (Duh.) It brings up questions about a woman's right to choose on the one hand, and what makes a human life human on the other. But you already knew that, too. What you may not know, however, is that abortion is not, in fact, a religious issue, according to Garry Wills. In an op-ed in the LA Times, Wills explains why "There is no theological basis for defending or condemning abortion," and that you'd be hard-pressed to find mention of the subject in any scriptural doctrine. Fascinating. Check out his piece, and tell us: what do your religious leaders say about abortion? And on what do they base their claims?