• A guest columnist writes: "No one should be surprised by a proposed Utah law that would consider possible criminal prosecution and life imprisonment for women who suffer miscarriages in that state. Appalled maybe, but not surprised. It was just a matter of time.

Since Roe v. Wade legalized abortion in the United States 37 years ago, advocates on both sides of the issue have been trying to chip away at it. And many opportunities have arisen to do that--from new advances in technology that have lowered the age of fetal viability, to new methods of providing abortion.

But it has also been clear from Roe’s early days that opponents of abortion often viewed that Supreme Court decision as a battle between a malicious woman and a powerless baby. The complexities that go into making a decision to abort a fetus were reduced to a woman’s selfishness or disregard for human life in many instances." Read Tamar Abrams commentary in Tuesday's Moultrie Observer.

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