Im having some difficulty understanding this, mainly stemming from another thread where violence against abortion providers was brought up, I recognize most people believe this to be wrong and detrimental to actually stopping abortion, and I understand where they are coming from. I want to make it clear, I do not condone or support such violence, but also recognize this is a 2 way street…
…Then, when we hear about all the terrible things ISIS does, many of these same people support killing the radicals, bombing them to oblivion, cutting off their heads, etc etc. Some support and encourage the US military to take action, which would be using violence in support of the greater good…right?
Another thing, I recall when Osama Bin Laden was killed by Seal team 6, after this happened, many people were celebrating, there were even calls to show the video of him being killed on the news, I know they were celebrating because of all the lives lost in 9-11, but abortion has taken 50 million+ lives…why would someone not celebrate an abortion dr being killed in the same regard? The only thing I can figure is, the killing of OBL was a popular thing, where abortion is not…???
So I guess what Im asking is, how can one support and encourage the use of violence in ONE case (if its for the greater good), but in another case, say its totally wrong? I suppose the question of whether or not the cause is ‘just’ would determine the answer to this, but I cannot imagine God would consider murdering the unborn to be an ‘unjust’ cause?