Jesus was only ever angry with all twelve disciples when those disciples rebuked parents for bringing babies to be blessed by Him. In Mark chapter 10, Jesus reprimands the disciples because He says, “the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.” What is it about a baby making him the perfect picture of heaven’s
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Recently NY declared abortion a fundamental human right, applauding even late term abortion. Because of these legislative actions NY’s largest annual pro-life event, CompassCare’s Walk for Life on May 4, is expected to be even larger. Churches, businesses, and thousands of sponsors and walkers, raise awareness that a woman seeks abortion because she feels like
What is the anchoring belief of pro-lifers? All pro-life conviction is rooted in the eternal truth that humans are made in the image of God, reflecting God’s image equally. Therefore each person is equally valuable, without qualification, from the womb to the tomb. Equal human value is precisely Jesus’ point in the parable of the
On January 22, 2019, under the cover of the now infamous Reproductive Health Act, New York’s legislature passed SB 660, otherwise known as the “Boss Bill.” It now awaits Governor Cuomo’s signature. The bill makes it illegal for pro-life organizations to employ staff who both maintain pro-life convictions and live consistently with the mission and
New York State recently published its vital statistics to reveal falling abortion ratios. An abortion ratio is the number of abortions to live births. For example, in New York City it cost the black community 99 abortions in order to have 100 babies. In Manhattan that cost is 131 abortions per 100 babies born. In
New York’s Reproductive Health Act declares abortion a human right. This newfangled right will quickly conflict with freedom of religion for pro-life medical professionals and freedom of speech in pro-life pregnancy centers. NY’s right to abortion actually sets the stage to attack those that would protect babies and their mothers from abortion. It gets worse.
Recently, Trisha moved to Rochester to escape a domestic abuse situation. Alone, without a job, money, or any local connections, Trisha discovered she was also pregnant. Without any insurance or means to pay for an abortion, she contacted CompassCare, grateful that she would be seen for free. Trisha’s nurse warmly greeted her and invited her
New York did not actually legalize late-term abortion via the Reproductive Health Act. Late-term abortion has always been legally available to women in NY based on the broadly defined category of the health of the mother. The material change is that the new law defined abortion as a human right. On that point there is
New York State is considering a measure targeting small non-profit pregnancy centers for investigation. The sponsors of the bill say that these organizations 1) “pressure women not to seek prenatal care or abortion services” and 2) “attract pregnant people by offering free services such as ultrasounds and counseling.” A responsible journalist might ask: Where are
Joanie found out she was pregnant and panicked. “I need to get an abortion, NOW,” she thought to herself as she searched for a local abortionist online. Joanie made an appointment with Freedom of Choice for the following week. Joanie forgot to write down the time of her abortion and needed to call to confirm.