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Court ruled in Roe vs. Wade like in Dred Scott decision Print
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 -- 1:00 AM

To the editor:

The anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision is approaching. How many Christians realize that the Roe vs. Wade decision in content was a similar and related version of the Dred Scott decision? The Dred Scott decision maintained that members of the “Negroid Race” were no longer human.

The Roe vs. Wade decision in 1973 maintained that the unborn babies of all races suddenly were no longer human. But years after the Dred Scott decision, it was maintained that members of the “Negroid Race” are human.

Can members of the U.S. Supreme Court keep changing the description of God’s creation by majority votes? Are they not supposed to be the judicial branch of our United States interpreting the U.S. Constitution and the legislation enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives?

When was the role of our Supreme Court changed where they can now make the laws instead of interpreting the laws?

Charles and Magdalene Sippel, Waterloo