In recent opinion columns, Planned Parenthood board member Valerie Tarico wrote that abortion is a ‚Äúsacred gift‚ÄĚ and celebrated her belief that Christianity is ‚Äúin decline,‚ÄĚ Christian News reports.
Tarico is one of a 400-member Board of Advocated for Planned Parenthood. Her writings have appeared in outlets such as Salon, AlterNet and the Huffington Post, where she routinely writes about her opposition to Christian beliefs and values.
In one such Huffington Post article last January, Tarico encouraged readers to ‚Äúhonor women who decide to terminate pregnancies.‚ÄĚ They are ‚Äúdoing God‚Äôs work,‚ÄĚ she wrote. ‚ÄúAn abortion when needed is a blessing. It is a gift, a grace, a mercy, a cause for gratitude, a new lease on life. Being able to choose when and whether to bring a child into the world enables us and out children to flourish.‚ÄĚ
Tarico also believes Christianity is on the decline. According to ...