Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Nazi foe, on abortion

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who spoke out against the Nazis and was executed by Hitler:

“Destruction of the embryo in the mother’s womb is a violation of the right to live which God has bestowed upon this nascent life. To raise the question whether we are here concerned already with a human being or not is merely to confuse the issue. The simple fact is that God certainly intended to create a human being and that this nascent human being has been deliberately  deprived of his life. And that is nothing but murder.”

Dietrich Bonhoeffer Ethics, 175 – 176

Quoted in

Peter Barnes “The Silent Holocaust” The Banner of Truth Trust, in Free Grace Broadcaster – Issue 220 – Abortion Ezekiel Hopkins

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Author: Sarah

Sarah is a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians.

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