Racketeer for Life

Racketeer for Life

Fighting the Culture of Death From the Sidewalk to the Supreme Court

eBook - 2017
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Joseph M. Scheidler has fought for the unborn since the Supreme Court allowed abortion on demand with its 1973 Roe volume Wade and Doe volume Bolton rulings. He was the target of a lawsuit brought by the National Organization for Women under federal racketeering laws. Found guilty in 1998, Scheidler triumphed twice in appeals before the Supreme Court in 2003 and again in 2006. Racketeer for Life explains how a former Benedictine monk and journalism professor was drawn into pro-life activism and describes his part in the history of the pro-life movement in the United States. Conversations, protests, and battles with clinic directors, doctors, politicians, judges, media personalities, and even other pro-lifers are woven together in this engaging account of the efforts of Scheidler and other activists to publicize the horrors of abortion, influence legislation, and, ultimately, to save lives.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : TAN Books, [2017]
ISBN: 9781618908513
Branch Call Number: 363.46 Sc
Description: 1 online resource (470 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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