Our July cover story examining the costs associated with abortion — from dysfunctional relationships to health problems — is now online. Some pro-lifers are uneasy about removing the focus of abortion from the unborn child, but aside from strategic issues that may promote the cause of life, society has a right to know — and obligation to understand — the myriad ways in which a widespread abortion license affects human lives. Women and the larger society are harmed by abortion:

Abortion damages families, harms women, negatively affects society, and generally cheapens human life. It is clear that abortion is a tragedy beyond the death of the unborn child, which, while the most serious consequence of abortion, is also only the beginning of the harm it causes.