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I have spent more than half my life
strategizing about how the people of God can most effectively fight and end
abortion. There is no one line that summarizes my conclusions better than what
St. Paul wrote in Ephesians 5:11, “Have
nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them.”
flourishes when it is hidden; injustice festers when the victim is unseen. And
history demonstrates that those who have overcome social injustices have
followed Paul’s advice to expose the evil. For instance, those who fought
the slave trade in Britain went to the ports to draw pictures of the boats and
how the slaves were kept in them like sardines.
Exposing evil causes it to collapse under its
own weight, as it confronts the light of human conscience. Overcoming injustice
does not require that everyone believe it is injustice. There is, rather,
a critical mass at some point in the spectrum, when “enough” people are so
convinced. The good news is that those people already have the conscience to
reject the evil. The problem is that the evil hasn’t been sufficiently exposed
for them to see it.
So it is with abortion. The more it is
exposed, the more people reject it. Public opinion on abortion in America has
been amazingly stable since Roe vs. Wade. The most significant shift
occurred when the details of the partial-birth abortion procedure were exposed
in the mid-nineties. Never did a larger audience see and hear in more detail
what abortion actually is.
Abortion needs to be exposed in five distinct
Americans have no idea of the immense numbers of abortions, or that abortions
occur throughout pregnancy. The abortion supporters themselves provide us the
statistics. See the Alan Guttmacher Institute’s website,
www.agi-usa.org. Just seeing these facts awakens many people that a change
in abortion policy is necessary.
Medical textbooks like Abortion Practice use the word “decapitate” and
“dismember” to describe what happens to the baby in abortion. Moreover, there
are now more sworn court testimonies from practicing abortionists than ever
before, on all different abortion procedures (see
www.priestsforlife.org/pba). Again, the
abortionists’ own words work against them! When we expose evil in this way,
nobody can accuse us of making it up!
Devastation to women, men, and families.
More and more mothers, fathers, and families of aborted children speak out about
how they have been devastated. The power of their testimony changes minds and
Corruption in the abortion industry.
Read the book Lime 5
(contact us) and see how malpractice, fraud, and sexual abuse are rampant in
legal abortion clinics. See
to learn of other abuses and violations.
The road to ending abortion is clearly open in
front of us. Simply take the evidence above and put it before the conscience of
everyone you can.