I saw this post by Carolyn Yoder making the rounds on Facebook, and I decided to write a response.
Thanks for sharing this. I consider myself pro-life (I prefer anti-abortion), and I often wonder how someone with a tender conscience about abortion – but who would otherwise be left-leaning politically – thinks about the issue. Abortion is a touchy topic, and I have no desire to start a flame war. But I’d like to give the following rejoinders to each of the seven reasons listed in the original article:
Yes, we should all be consistent in our convictions. I cannot claim to love the unborn child at my local abortuary if I’m unwilling to love my actual neighbors.
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