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40 years after Roe v. Wade, abortion foes are winning — and losing

Four decades after Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion, many opponents of the decision are in a celebratory mood while those backing abortion rights are glum, feeling that momentum is turning decisively against them.

Yet in reality, little has changed in the fiercest and most protracted battle of the nation’s bitter culture war.

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POLL: Are you pro-choice?

It's been 40 years ago since Roe vs. Wade. Yet the anti-abortion/pro-choice debate continues to burn.

Last week the Religion News Service interviewed Russell Moore, dean of the School of Theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, about his anti-abortion views

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ANALYSIS: As Mitt Romney moves to the middle, anti-abortion activists try to cover his right flank

As Mitt Romney has moved to the center in an effort to overtake President Barack Obama in the campaign’s homestretch, he has by necessity muted – or even muddied – his previous opposition to abortion rights, a shift that has left some abortion foes aghast.

But veteran anti-abortion leaders say they are confident that Romney remains committed to their agenda and, in the final weeks before the Nov. 6 vote, they are busy trying to keep rank-and-file activists from pouncing on the Republican candidate’s ambiguous statements.

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Are you pro-choice?

According to a Gallup poll 41 percent of Americans now identify themselves as “pro-choice,” down from 47 percent last July and one percentage point below the record low. Where do you fall? Take the poll here.

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