In aftermath of Roe leak, Central Florida church leaders share range of abortion views
Dr. David D. Swanson, Senior Pastor and Head of Staff of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. - Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda/Orlando Sentinel/TNS

ORLANDO, Fla. -- As a crowd gathered outside City Hall in downtown Orlando to rally a day after a draft of a Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade was leaked, Rev. Margalie Belizaire joined them to demand that the nation’s abortion rights remain intact. The demonstrators needed to see her there, said Belizaire, minister at First Unitarian Church of Orlando. “We can’t stay quiet when the reproductive rights of others are being infringed upon,” she said. “If there are marches, then we need to be there with our clergy vestments on. I think we need to show up wherever it is that will allo...