During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump, in a candid reflection in an interview with Chris Matthews on MSNBC, said that if abortion were banned, women who get abortions should be punished. Candidate Ted Cruz and the entire professional pro-life movement (those that make their living off the bloody backs of the murdered preborn children), disagreed with Trump […]
We call abortion murder because we follow a Savior who forgives repentant murderers. Watch abolitionists tell their stories, the story of the children they killed, and the story of God’s mercy and forgiveness.
Any thinking person understands that when something is legislated as a crime, there is a consequence if you commit the crime. If abortion is murder – and it is – the woman should be punished. When a murder takes place – all those who are party to the crime are charged with murder. There is something absurd about calling abortion the capital crime of murder (as pro-lifers and Christians rightly do), and then saying there should be no punishment for the person who hires a paid assassin to murder their own son or daughter.
Jason Storms speaking at the Abolish Abortion Wisconsin Conference, on the ineffective strategies of the pro-life movement, and why efforts to fight abortion must always be rooted in and driven by the Gospel.
We recently published a short article expressing some critiques of the Personhood strategy. Though we did not heavily promote that article it has created considerable discussion within the anti-abortion world. This article is a further elaboration upon those themes. We have written these critiques as men who have labored for years within the Personhood movement and who are grateful for the work that has been accomplished through it. Our hope is to simply explain why we no longer advocate for the Personhood strategy, and instead call for abolition through interposition.
Why do we make the claim that the pro-life movement has lost its way? Consider this: In Wisconsin, Governor Scott Walker is pro-life, Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch is pro-life, Speaker of the House Robin Vos is pro-life, and both the Wisconsin legislature and senate are majority republican. There are over 5,000 pro-life churches. Pro-life organizations […]