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Minister is happy to support Planned Parenthood

Valerie Miller Coleman, minister of Community Engagement, Plymouth United Church of Christ: “Our faith demands a compassionate response to the hardships our most vulnerable neighbors face… We’ve had record giving every time we tell our congregation their gifts will support … Continue reading

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Pastor: Reproductive Right are Sacred

Rev. Debra McKnight, associate pastor of First United Methodist Church in Omaha: “God is a life-giving presence, which means we can and should care for each other with compassion. Faith isn’t just an hour on Sunday morning, but in your … Continue reading

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Pro-Choice activist compares preborn baby to severed hand

Pro-Choice activist Virginia Ramey Mollenkott writes: “Anti-abortionists claim that fetal personhood is a biological fact rather than a theological perspective. However, the fetus is human only in the sense that any part of a human body is human: Every cell carries … Continue reading

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Liturgy on abortion by Catholics for Free Choice

Catholics for Choice (then called Catholics for Free Choice) has the following liturgy to celebrate abortion: “Praised be you, Mother and Father God, that you have given your people the power of choice. We are saddened that the life circumstances … Continue reading

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Reverend opposes abortion law, calls pro-life view extreme

A clergyman spoke out against a law restricting abortion by saying: “Our moral imperative is to commit ourselves to the care of the born.… We should create laws that promote the common good and not narrow, extreme political and religious … Continue reading

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Pro-choice Reverend says baby “has a right not to be born”

Rev. Owens, who is pro-choice, gives his views about abortion: “There is a spiritual force within a woman when she’s pregnant and people of great spiritual sensitivity have to deal with the reality of that potential life, and a lot of … Continue reading

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Pastoral letter of support for abortion

Here is a letter a group of clergy wrote in support of abortion, along with the reality of what they support. “Pastoral Letter About Your Abortion Decision” Planned Parenthood’s RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS COMMITTEE [distributed by PP.] “We believe, as religious leaders … Continue reading

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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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