For who, exactly?
For the girls who suffer guilt the rest of their lives?
For the babies who never had a say?
For the women who can’t conceive later in life?
For childless couples waiting to adopt, hoping to become a family?
Tell me again just who abortion is good for?
Oh, yeah: doctors, clinics, Planned Parenthood:
Because it makes them fat stacks of mad cash.
It’s not about the girls, it’s not about women’s rights.
It’s about money, pure and simple.
“Greed is good,” said Gordon Gekko. But is it? When it causes people to value cash more than human life? (“What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world, but loses his soul?”). Remember when life had incalculable value? Ten years ago, no one would have batted an eye about a mother in Texas being kept alive because her baby deserved a fighting chance. Now, it’s news. Now, it’s about women’s rights.
It’s a smokescreen. “Every child a wanted child” is a BS PR campaign. Yes, teen pregnancy is hard, but all throughout history woman married young, and had many, many children. Not all of whom lived to reach adulthood. It’s only as society modernized, and great emphasis was placed on education and opportunity, that teen pregnancy was declared to be a scourge, a travesty… Because it makes life hard? “Young lady, you don’t want to limit your opportunities, you know. But have sex. Have as much as you want. Just use protection. But if you have an “oopsie” just know that we’re there for you, okay? We have pills, forceps, vacuums, and saline solution. Completely painless, and without consequence. All because we care. Have a nice life.”
Whoever said that life wasn’t supposed to be hard straight up lied.
It’s really the culture (of convenience) that makes it harder than it needs to be:
Look at Mary, the mother of Jesus. Impregnated by the Holy Spirit at possibly thirteen. She knew where babies came from (“Since I have never been with a man”). So did Joseph her espoused (“who had a mind to put her away quietly”).
Not to mention Mary’s parents (who aren’t mentioned in Scripture). How did they feel about this? What if abortion had been an option in their day?
Where would that leave the rest of us?
Or what about evangelist James Robison? Who, the story goes, was born of rape? Or Jaycee Dugard, who has two beautiful children borne of a very bad situation.
Tell them that abortion is a good thing.
Point is: God is in the redemption business. And even the darkest, blackest things are never beyond His reach.
We just have to give Him the chance. Like young Mary did all those years ago.
What do you think?