Governor Matt Bevin, a warrior for the pro-life cause, criticized his opponent over his stance on abortion, after his opponent mentioned his family’s history of being Baptist preachers.
Bevin, in a snarky manner, said, “..I’m willing to bet they would not have taken money from abortion providers like Andy Beshear does. I’m willing to bet that they would not have gone to fundraisers by such people allowing them and NARAL and Planned Parenthood to come and raise money for them, to stump for them, to raise votes for them.I think it’s insulting to the Baptist tradition…I think it’s insulting to people of the Baptist faith to try to couch what his father and great grandfather did as sort of covering for his pro-abortion stance.”
In response, a few Baptist pastors came out to tell Bevin that they actually love abortion, and though they didn’t say it, don’t understand theology.
Lauren Mayfield of the United Church of Christ said no, she actually loves abortion! She said, “The Baptists I know respect the dignity of all people, which includes the dignity of women who are entitled to safe, legal abortions, as well as their right to well-informed medically-based decisions made with their doctor and, if desired, with their family and their pastor.”
You don't have to be Christian to oppose abortion, but if you're Christian, you should oppose abortion.
Actually, everyone should oppose abortion since it's violence against human beings.
— Students for Life (@StudentsforLife) August 15, 2019
Right. Dignity of all people begins in the womb, though. The phrase is, ‘womb to tomb’ not, ‘At an undefined point when it’s convenient to me to tomb.’
Another pastor, Jason Crosby, who is white, said, “It boils down to the advancement of white, straight male hegemony, whether it’s abortion, whether it’s same-sex marriage, the litmus test time and time again is whether or not you are willing to preserve patriarchy.”
Very woke, dude.
Of course Crosby and Mayfield are not the only ministers who support abortion.
Last November, pro-life groups in Ohio, including many Students for Life groups, met for a peaceful prayer rally against clergy who were going to “bless” a Planned Parenthood abortion mill. How brave were the clergy? They canceled or moved their event when they got word that Christian and Catholic students would be there praying.
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