This reflection is taken from my book Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org
“Rulers are a source of fear not to those who do good but rather to those who do evil” – Romans 13:3.
Reflection: There is a big difference between abortion on the one hand, and war and capital punishment on the other. War and capital punishment, when justified, are carried out by the authority of the state restraining those guilty of doing harm; abortion is always carried out by the authority of an individual destroying one innocent of doing any harm.
Prayer: Protect your people from all harm, O Lord, and give your strength to those you have appointed to preserve our peace and security. Amen.