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Prayer for women after their abortions justifies abortion

Rosemary Radford Ruether from Woman-Church provides a new prayer for a woman who has had an abortion: The article in First Things says: “Woman-Church, provides the “new words, new prayers, new symbols” that will free women from patriarchy and allow them “to … Continue reading

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Reverend Carlton Veazey on abortion

The Reverend Carlton Veazey, who heads the Washington, D.C.-based Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice and founded its Black Church Initiative said: “I was raised by my father, who was also a minister, to believe in the moral agency of individuals, … Continue reading

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Methodist minister: Abortion is “not violence”

From pro-abortion Methodist minister John M Swomley: “Abortions after implantation are of two kinds: one is medically induced by pill, and the other surgically induced, in each case with the request or consent of the woman. Most of us do not … Continue reading

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Minister: Life Begins with Breathing

“Moreover, the Vatican idea that human life begins with conception is an attempt to override the biblical idea that human life begins with breathing. The Hebrew word that describes a human being is naphesh– the breathing one. It occurs 775 … Continue reading

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Presbyterian minister says a baby becomes a person only when he is loved

Prolife author Dave Sterrett said: “A Presbyterian minister in my city once said that he would support his teenage daughter to get an abortion. When another pastor asked him, “When do you believe a human person begins to exist?” The Presbyterian … Continue reading

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Episcopal Bishop Leslie Cadigan gives her reasons for supporting abortion

Episcopal Bishop George Leslie Cadigan: “It is at once the glory and the burden of each of us that we are called upon to make such difficult personal decisions according to our conscience. When we deny that liberty to any … Continue reading

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Abortion is pro-life, not violence, says pastor

“Because the fetus feels no pain, a function of the brain as yet undeveloped, and the woman acts under her own will and conscience, it is still not violence to a human being.… It is not enough to say that … Continue reading

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Saying women should abstain unless they want children is “violence” says minister

From pro-choice Methodist Minister John M Swomley: “There is also covert violence in the idea that women should not have sexual intercourse if they don’t want children. An act of sexual intercourse is not an implied contract to have children. While this … Continue reading

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Abortion justified by original sin?

Methodist minister John M Swomley who we’ve heard from before, disputes the belief that unborn babies are “innocent” and should not be killed: “The first claim is that society should protect innocent human life that is unable to protect itself. The term … Continue reading

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Methodist pastor: caring about the unborn is “idolatry”

“Opponents of abortion in America have attributed to fetal life a sacredness that is actually idolatry… Fetal idolatry denies a woman’s right to control her body, her life, her destiny, all of which must be sacrificed to an embryo or … Continue reading

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