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American Family Association applauds Supreme Court Decision to overturn Roe v. Wade after nearly five decades — history in the making!

Friday, June 24, 2022 @ 09:49 AM

TUPELO, Miss. — American Family Association (AFA, www.AFA.net) celebrates the historic overturning of Roe v. Wade after the ruling of the Dobbs v. Jackson Supreme Court case. The ruling is centered around a Mississippi law that banned abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy and has now put the power of abortion rights at the state level rather than the federal level.

“The American Family Association has stood for the sanctity of life since its founding in 1977 and to see Roe v. Wade overturned is profoundly moving,” said Tim Wildmon, president of the American Family Association. “Life begins at conception and must be protected. The week Dobbs was argued was an extremely encouraging one for those who view human life as sacred and worthy of protection from conception through natural expiration. We are praising God that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade and is sending abortion regulation back to each respective state. AFA will continue to fight to ensure each state abolishes abortion.”

For over 40 years, AFA has operated within the mission to inform, equip and activate individuals to strengthen the moral foundations of American culture and give aid to the church here and abroad in its task of fulfilling the Great Commission.  Founded in 1977, AFA has long been on the front lines of America’s culture war. Today, AFA is one of the largest and most effective pro-family organizations in the country, with nearly a million online supporters and approximately 110,000 subscribers to The Stand (formerly known as the AFA Journal), the ministry’s monthly magazine.  Find AFA Action Alerts here.  In addition, AFA owns and operates nearly 180 radio stations across the country under the American Family Radio banner. 

View the media page for AFA here. For more information on American Family Association, visit www.afa.net or follow AFA on Facebook or Twitter @AmericanFamAssc.        

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