WASHINGTON – Since Roe vs. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court  decision that legalized abortion 40 years ago, anti-abortion activists have  successfully passed legislation regulating and restricting the right to an  abortion, and they have been successful at moving public opinion in their  direction. On the marriage issue, though, public opinion has moved in recent  years toward allowing the redefinition of marriage to include same-sex couples,  and 12 states and the District of Columbia have redefined marriage. Given that  the pro-life and pro-marriage causes are two of the core issues of social  conservatives, or the Christian Right social movement, why is the former winning  and the latter losing?

This question was put forth by The Christian Post at a Friday panel at the  Faith and Freedom Coalition’s “Road to Majority 2013” conference.

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