CHS on Abortion

Steve posted an excellent essay the other day. Including this summary:

For those who are seeking abortions, what are we doing to offer them alternatives? Where can they go to get some counseling and support? Do we accept them with open love and care, regardless of who they are or what they choose?

It doesn’t seem wise to me to treat the symptom while ignoring the problems. The government, in my opinion, can’t address many of the problems that lead people to abortion. It’s up to me as a parent and a member of my community to address these problems. So I’m going to continue investing my money, time and talent not in politics but in my own family and in community efforts that address the problems that lead to abortion. That’s more difficult than simply casting a vote for an anti-abortion politician, but it’s much more effective, and it might even have a direct impact on peoples’ lives.

Just go and read the whole thing.

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Todd lives in the Pacific Northwest, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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2 Responses to CHS on Abortion

  1. Liam says:

    I don’t get the false dichotomy here.

  2. John Heavrin says:

    Amen, Liam.

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