Powerful Video from Catholic Vote
January 22, 2009 10 Comments
I’ve had conversations with people who wholeheartedly support a mother’s right to hire a doctor to kill her child, and in these conversations I like to get a feel for the “reasoning” behind such a view.
One of the reasons that keeps popping up is economics. A typical scenario is laid out: Single mother who can’t take care of child, so why burden society? What kind of life will this child have?
So abort it, off with its head! Save us all the trouble of supporting this foolish woman’s “mistake”. It was even deemed a good deed to do this.
Even when it is pointed out (and agreed upon) that the unborn child is a human being, that is viewed as an irrelevancy. The woman’s right to choose and our pocketbook are inviolable and sacrosanct.
So with that, the following video asks us to imagine the case of an unborn child who will enter this world into a broken home (father leaves mother and child to fend for themselves), and to realize the possibility of what could be if abortion isn’t viewed as an option.
Also, check out this John Piper article, Lincoln’s Logic on Slavery Applied to Abortion.
H/t: Justin Taylor