This coming week (Tuesday, Jan. 22) marks the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision by the Supreme Court, legalizing abortion.  Since that time, some 53-55 million abortions have been performed in the United States, and perhaps more than 1.2 billion worldwide.

Here are several articles worth reading to remind yourself of the importance of the topic of abortion, as well as how to think and pray in response to the issue: