Bernard Nathanson, Author of ‘The Silent Scream’, Dies

Dr Bernard Nathanson, whose funeral was held last week, was once a prominent figure in the abortion industry, yet ended up as one of its greatest opponents.  In the 1960s, the contraceptive pill permitted sexual relationships to be separated from the responsibility of parenthood, and helped usher in the sexual revolution.  At this time Nathanson was a leading campaigner for abortion rights in USA, which led to the landmark Roe vs. Wade decision legalising abortion on demand. Continue reading “Bernard Nathanson, Author of ‘The Silent Scream’, Dies”