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There's Nothing About Abortion in the Bible -- So How Do Right-Wing Christians Justify Their Crusade Against Women?

Society & Culture  (tags: republicans, abortion, religion, ethics )

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The religious right is trying to bring back the Bible's teaching that women are inferior and should be the possessions of men? While America languishes in an economic depression, Republican officeholders are bending all their efforts to ban abortion. Why?

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Freya H (357)
Friday July 19, 2013, 7:28 am
The anti-abortion movement never has been, is not, and never will be about protecting the sanctity of human life. It always has been, is, and shall always be about controlling women like domestic animals. All the yap about protecting precious little babies is the sheep's clothing dolling up the ravening wolf of sexism and male chauvinism at its worst.

Arielle S (313)
Friday July 19, 2013, 10:43 am
Amen, Freya - you said it all.

Kit B (276)
Friday July 19, 2013, 10:58 am

Actually the bible does not address abortion but it does address when life begins:

Genesis 2:7 is clearest. The first human became a "living being" (nefesh hayah, "a living breath") when God blew into its nostrils and it started to breathe. Human life begins when you start breathing, biblical writers thought. It ends when you stop. That's why the Hebrew word often translated "spirit" (ruah) -- "life force" might be a better translation -- literally means "wind" or "breath."

David C (29)
Friday July 19, 2013, 11:26 am
The religious right is making it up as they go along!

Roger Skinner (14)
Friday July 19, 2013, 12:55 pm
The "God" of "The Bible" never had a problem killing pregnant women and babies. He did it a number of times, most notably with "The Flood" and at Sodom and Gomorrah. The Bible considers women and children pretty much a s property of the primary male. Thousands of years later, people still believe the same BS.

Past Member (0)
Friday July 19, 2013, 5:24 pm
True Roger

Rose Becke (141)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 11:14 pm
I think "Christians' can justify anything

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 11:39 pm
I think the commandment about not killing is pretty clear.
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