After winning the Supreme Court case, McCorvey became active in the pro-abortion movement. But the kindness of a pro-life demonstrator at an abortion clinic led to her conversion to Christianity.
She then became a pro-life activist, battling the abortions that in another life she made legal.
The Associated Press obituary, excerpted and linked after the jump, has some fascinating details about her life, such as these: During the Roe v. Wade case, she claimed that she needed an abortion because she was pregnant due to rape, but she later admitted this was a lie. She was basically used by feminist activists who ran with her case and took it to the Supreme Court. She became involved in a lesbian relationship, but after she became a Christian, they became celibate. After her conversion, she was an evangelical, but she later become Roman Catholic.
Her life is a remarkable testimony to the grace of God, who redeems sinners and changes them. [Read more…]