We live in a rights-crazed society. Even animals are afforded rights these days with law. Still, the unborn are not protected.
Legally, the fertilized egg of an eagle has more rights than an unborn child. And in Wisconsin, stepping on a snail can land you in jail -- with a $10,000 fine. But a woman can have her baby sliced and diced, for a price, right into the ninth month of pregnancy -- all within the confines of the law.
Yes, abortion is big business. And the doctors are making a killing. Since the legalization of abortion in 1973, our nation has lost an entire generation to abortion. We are beginning to see some of the effects of that diabolical decision, as universities nationwide find themselves strapped for students. How many Michaelangelos have we destroyed in the name of convenience? How many Edisons have we erased from the pages of human progress?
The birth of Jesus Christ forever altered the course of human history.
Yet, if ever a woman had reason to refuse a pregnancy, it was his mother. Consider the social, financial and practical circumstances in which she found herself: unmarried, young, and "on the road" (it was the year of the census). Her baby would be born in a barn. Still, the Bible says, "in the fullness of time, God sent his Son." (Gal 4:4) Do you suppose he made a mistake?
Feminists repeatedly cite instances of rape and incest in their defense of abortion. However, only 2% of the 1.5 million abortions committed in the US every year are procured for reasons other than mere convenience.
When I found out I was pregnant, years ago, it was not a "convenient" time. My husband was unemployed; we had no insurance and we had just been...