Mr Jo Biden recently admitted during a public vice-presidential debate that he believes life begins at conception. He then said that he did not want to “push” his beliefs onto other people, and supported a woman’s right to an abortion. If that which is in the womb is alive, but it’s alright to take that life, what does this say about all those currently in prison or on death row for murder? They took life from someone, but the beliefs of others (particularly the judges’) were “pushed” onto them, and they are now paying for what they did.
President Obama is doing all he can to see that “Planned Parenthood” is given free reign and plenty of taxpayer’s money for its services. He said, while defending a woman’s “right” to an abortion, that having an unplanned or unwanted baby is a “punishment”
How many of us were unplanned or unwanted? I was. My mother told me that she cried when she was told she was pregnant. In later years she said that I was a blessing, but according to Mr. Obama I was a “punishment” to my mother, and should have been “aborted”. I deserved nothing better than to be ripped up and thrown away as worthless trash, never to be given the chance to be a blessing to anyone.
The common answer that abortion is most often necessary for the health of the mother is an excuse. A recent report to the UK government determined that far less than one percent of abortions in that country are performed in order to save the life of the mother:
Without doubt many abortions in the US are not necessary either, and there have been something like fifty million legal abortions in the US since 1973. It’s a holocaust.
I was almost sickened to see one website cursing pro-life campaigners as simply coming from an anti-sex perspective. The concept of abortion makes me weep, but I love sex. I totally reject the notion that abhorring abortion equals a distain for sex. How ridiculous! What a pathetic argument!
What about the common defense that the woman has rights over her own body? I would agree. But there’s one problem: there is another body inside the pregnant woman which is not her own.
At twenty-two days, the developing fetus has its very own beating heart. The heart is pumping the baby’s own blood, which is often a different blood type to the mother’s.
The baby has its very own DNA.
The fetus is developing its very own organs. At six weeks there are detectable brain waves. Its own spine and skeleton are forming.
At week six the baby’s very own unique fingerprints are beginning to form. At week nine or ten it can move its head.
Yes, the baby is dependant on the mother, but so is a four year old. Should we then begin to take the life of four-year olds?
What about cases of rape? Well, if you want to kill someone, it seems a lot more logical to kill the rapist and not the baby.
What is developing in our society is a culture of death. If we have arrived at the stage where we don’t care that babies can be aborted right up to the moment of birth, then we have truly become desensitized, dehumanized, demoralized and debased. How long is it before the elderly are considered to be non-human and nothing more than a burden?
What has God to say about abortion?
First of all, if you have been supportive of or have had an abortion that wasn’t necessary, God can forgive you if you recognize it as sin.
Secondly, check out the relevant commandment in Exodus chapter 20. Consider that God knows us in our mother’s womb (Psalm 139: 13-14).
Or bear in mind, when you vote, that God hates “hands that shed innocent blood” (Proverbs 6: 16-17).
How does God feel about us, when we cast a vote for those who provide, legally and financially, for those who shed innocent, defenseless blood?