Abortion

South Carolina lawmakers introduce bills to ban abortion

"Two Personhood Acts were introduced in the South Carolina legislature this week that would criminalize receiving or performing an abortion. State Senator Richard Cash introduced the bill in the Senate on Wednesday, and State Representative Josiah Magnuson introduced a similar bill on Thursday." - Jurist

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Explainer: What You Should Know About the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

"The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (hereafter Born-Alive Act) is a bill, first submitted in 2017 and recently reintroduced by several Republican senators, that would protect infants born after a botched abortion." - TGC

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The Down Syndrome Community Is Being Targeted For Death Before They Are Even Born

"The weighted mean termination rate was 67% (range: 61%-93%) among seven population-based studies, 85% (range: 60%-90%) among nine hospital-based studies, and 50% (range: 0%-100%) among eight anomaly-based studies." - Daily Wire

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What Should Christians Think About Abortion? (Part 1)

This article is adapted from a sermon, of the same title, I preached on 20 January 2019. The audio and video are here.

What should a Christian think about abortion? There probably isn’t a more personal, more sensitive topic a pastor can discuss. I hope this article helps Christians think about this issue deeply and constructively, that it presents a winsome, persuasive case for unbelievers, and also showcases God’s grace, mercy and love – even in the face of a terrible sin like abortion.

Defining the terms

I will be talking about induced abortion. There are different kinds of induced abortion:

  • Therapeutic: to save the life of the mother
  • Eugenic: to avoid a physical or mental handicap regarding child
  • Elective: a decision by mother (or both parents) to terminate the pregnancy

In this article, I’ll be talking about elective abortion. But, before we begin, it’s important for Christians to emphasize that God can forgive abortion. He can forgive anything, for anyone who comes to Him. Even though we’re each born as children of wrath, God is rich in mercy, grace, love and kindness (Eph 2:1-7).

Why is human life sacred? 

The best explanation of why human life is special and sacred is from the Book of Genesis. It says God created the first human being, gave him life, made him a living creature:

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Please Stop Killing Undocumented Infants Who Are Just Trying To Cross The Border Of The Birth Canal

"Planned Parenthood even says that the undocumented 'have the right to live.' I totally agree with this sentiment. All people have the right to live. ....But there is, you might say, a different southern border that is quite often protected by violent means." - Matt Walsh

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