Eight days earlier, U.S. President Richard Nixon, charging that several key suggestions by his Commission on Population Growth and the American Future “would do nothing to preserve and strengthen close family relationships,” had rejected such measures as abortion on demand, unrestricted distribution of family-planning services, and making contraceptive devices available to minors. The following day, a letter from Mr. Richard Nixon to Terence Cardinal Cooke, Roman Catholic Archbishop of New York, was released, showing that the president backed Cardinal Cooke’s stand against abortion on demand. Two years earlier, New York had passed the U.S.A.’s most liberal abortion law, permitting elective abortions through the 24th week of pregnancy.
State laws against abortion became a moot point on January 22, 1973 with the Supreme Court of the United States', decision in the Roe v. Wade case, which had the effect of permitting abortions for any reason at any point of pregnancy, resulting in the destruction of millions of innocent lives. Nelson Rockefeller was well-known as a womanizer, and it's no coincidence that men who behave in this way have a history of supporting abortion as a way of avoiding the consequences of their actions. Nelson Rockefeller died under suspicious and embarrassing circumstances on January 26, 1979, suffering a fatal heart attack while