Eric Johnston handed the bar examination and began working towards legislation in 1973. The identical yr, the U.S. Supreme Court docket handed down its determination in Roe v. Wade, legalizing abortion on demand. Because the founder and president of Alabama Professional-Life Coalition, Johnston has spent a lot of his authorized profession preventing to finish abortion on this nation. Johnston helped to put in writing the Alabama Human Life Safety Act, which makes offering abortion a felony besides in instances the place there’s a critical threat to the mom’s well being. Many anticipate the brand new legislation, signed by Alabama’s governor on Could 15, to make its strategy to the Supreme Court docket the place it may, doubtlessly, overturn Roe v. Wade.
Eric Johnston is an lawyer in Birmingham, Alabama, the place he’s a member of Briarwood Presbyterian Church. He joined me on The Gospel Coalition Podcast to speak in regards to the authorized battle for the correct to life for all folks.
Take heed to this episode of The Gospel Coalition Podcast.
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