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Reverend prays for abortion

In an article, Rev. Debra Haffner describes how she will pray for abortion: “We will end our prayers with these words: “Bless us as we seek to create a more just world where all people have the right to make … Continue reading

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Pro-Abortion reverend “put women at ease” about their abortions

Rev. Jesse Lyons of Riverside Church was part of the Clergy Consultation Service, which referred women to illegal abortions before Roe v. Wade. All of those in the service were pastors or rabbis who were pro-abortion. He describes the “counseling” … Continue reading

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Reverend describes her abortions

Rev. Dr. Rebecca Todd Peters is Professor of Religious Studies. She writes about her abortions in her pro-abortion book, Trust Women: A Progressive Christian Argument for Reproductive Justice: “We both wanted to have children, but we were also young, relatively poor … Continue reading

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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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