Though I am spiritual and not Christian, it is inspiring to see that not all people whom are Christians as well as from other religions are not as cruel and brain dead as anti-choicers. These are whom I would deem as people that practice what they preach; very different from anti-choicers who make up their beliefs as fits them. Good read, check it out 🙂 Link follows.
Few would guess that a religious group assembled outside an abortion clinic was there advocating for women’s reproductive rights. Last week in Ohio, a group of clergy members tried to change that.
The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC), a pro-abortion rights coalition of leaders from different faiths, gathered at and blessed the Preterm abortion clinic, which has operated in Cleveland since 1974, last Thursday as part of its mission to show women that some religious people do support a woman’s right to choose, despite how vocal the opposition from wings of more conservative faiths is.
“We want to show the clinic staff and the women who obtain their services and the community that there are people of faith who do believe that abortion is sometimes necessary and that it should be done in a safe, dignified way without shame,” Rev. Laura Young, a United Methodist minister who serves as the executive director of the RCRC Ohio affiliate, said.
“The religious right has really hijacked the conversation on this issue, and we need to let women know that there are people of faith who are in favor of safe and legal abortion.”
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