Pro-life professor lauds abortion vigilantism worksheet

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Dear friends,

I just read Abortion Vigilantism Worksheet. I am a pro-life professor of ethics. I plan to use this in class. It is the best thing on this subject I have ever read. I just want to thank you profusely for devising it.

Shalom, Dr. Ronda Chervin

http://www.americanrighttolife.org/news/abortion-vigilantism-worksheet


Ronda Chervin received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Fordham University and an MA in Religious Studies from Notre Dame Apostolic Institute. She is a widow, mother, and grandmother. Ronda converted to the Catholic Faith from a Jewish, though atheistic, background and has been a Professor of Philosophy and Theology at Loyola Marymount University, the Seminary of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and Franciscan University of Steubenville. She is an international speaker and author of some fifty books about Catholic thought, practice and spirituality. Ronda is currently discerning being a consecrated widow in an ecclesial movement in Connecticut.

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Dr. Chervin's comment is very encouraging. Even pro-aborts point out (including Denver's former prosecutor Craig Silverman on his daily KHOW radio show) that if pro-lifers believed the baby is a human being, we'd act consistent with the conclusion that the killing is a murder. Also, activists often get no valid answer when they ask why it's justifiable to use lethal force to protect a child in a park against a would-be killer, but it's not OK against an abortionist.

Many people may have a hard time identifying the factors that define the threshold between self-defense and vigilantism. The ARTL worksheet identifies two simple factors, and explains how to use them to make that vital differentiation. Along with so many other reference works on AmericanRTL.org, this worksheet is a valuable tool to pro-life ministry.

If you and all the other people that are pro life are going to take care of all the unwanted babies then create an organization for couple who want "human beings" that were created by violent rapes,infants with high level of deformaties, severe mental illness that they will have low quality of life. not homes to throw them in to get them away from society. young couples who want to have children but can't and will take these "human beings". When there is an organization that does this maybe abortions should stop but until then let them do their job.

Jon, there are crisis pregnancy centers around the country that actually do help people during and beyond their pregnancy. They will also arrange adoptions. People are willing to take disabled babies. However, some pro-abortion politicians have had a crusade against crisis pregnancy centers. I'm not sure why as these offer compassionate solutions and answer the rhetoric that pro-abortion types use against pro-lifers. But maybe it's got to do with the fact that the abortion industry donates to pro-abortion politicians and CPCs "compete" with the abortion industry. Plus, having CPCs around puts the lie to the claim that pro-lifers don't care about babies after they are born.

One example of a politician on a crusade to protect his financial benefactors was disgraced ex-NY governor Eliot Spitzer. During his days as attorney general, he tried to shut down a group of crisis pregnancy centers. Thanks be to God, he lost in court. He never touched the issue after that. If the CPCs were supposedly doing something wrong, surely Spitzer (as AG at the time) would have appealed.




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