John J. Conley, S.J., is a Jesuit of the Maryland Province and a regular columnist for America. He is the current Francis J. Knott Chair of Philosophy and Theology at Loyola University, Maryland.
Even Planned Parenthood now seems embarrassed by Sanger’s support for forced sterilization, writes John J. Conley. Her targeting of the black population to reduce birth rates is equally troubling.
There is something contradictory in a society that claims to be protective of the vulnerable but shows a callous indifference to the fate of human beings before the moment of birth.
The current occupant of the White House has now turned his rage on you, my adopted city. I think it is time for a valentine for a troubled city I have come to love.