Pro-Life — And In Favor Of Keeping Abortion Legal

Fresh Air from WHYY, December 9, 2008 · Frank Schaeffer’s parents, Francis and Edith, were best-selling authors who were instrumental in linking the evangelical community with the anti-abortion movement.

But after coming of age as an evangelist and helping to organize religious fundamentalists politically, Schaeffer had a crisis of faith: Though he is pro-life, he decided that abortion should remain legal.

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And the devil worships Jesus Christ. :rolleyes:

One can not be pro-life and be in favor of keeping abortion legal. Period. It’s make me sad that people have these view and call themselves Catholic or even Christian for that matter. :mad:

This is very sad indeed. I’ve read many of this father’s books.

Blessings,

Brian

The Church recognizes laws permitting abortion as a failure of the state to meet its most basic requirements and in fact places the requirement on the state not only to outlaw abortions but to punish those who perform them.

"The moment a positive law deprives a category of human beings of the protection which civil legislation ought to accord them, the state is denying the equality of all before the law.
When the state does not place its power at the service of the rights of each citizen, and in particular of the more vulnerable, the very foundations of a state based on law are undermined…
As a consequence of the respect and protection which must be ensured for the unborn child from the moment of conception, the law must provide appropriate penal sanctions for every deliberate violation of the child’s rights.
" (CCC 2273)

Ender

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