President John Adams delivered his terrible verdict on Christianity being the "most bloody religion that ever existed" long after such calamities as the Crusades and the Inquisition, but a century and a half before the Holocaust, which took place on Christian lands: "But how has it happened that millions of fables, tales, legends, have been blended with both Jewish and Christian revelation that have made them the most bloody religion that ever existed?"
—A man who assisted in autopsies in a big urban hospital, starting in the mid-1950s, describes the many deaths from botched abortions that he saw. “The deaths stopped overnight in 1973.” He never saw another in the 18 years before he retired. “That,” he says, “ought to tell people something about keeping abortion legal. “The Way It Was” — Mother Jones Magazine — Abortion before Roe v. Wade.