Agent of Intolerance
Agent of Intolerance: "A year before Roe, the SBC had resolved to press for legislation allowing for abortion in limited cases. While abortion clinics sprung up across the United States during the early 1970s, evangelicals did little. No pastors invoked the Dred Scott decision to undermine the legal justification for abortion. There were no clinic blockades, no passionate cries to liberate the 'pre-born.' For Falwell and his allies, the true impetus for political action came when the Supreme Court ruled in Green v. Connally to revoke the tax-exempt status of racially discriminatory private schools in 1971"