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Alexis McGill Johnson, a self-professed Christian who is also the chair of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the nation's leading reproductive healthcare and abortion provider, told The Christian Post Thursday that many Christians don't believe that abortion services were accessed by only 10 percent of the nonprofit's clients. She also insisted that decisions to terminate a pregnancy should "be left to a woman, her doctor and her God" and not a politician.
When reminded of a report released in February by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene that revealed how black women living in the city aborted more than half of their pregnancies, Johnson said the contexts of those cases were key.
"We'd have to talk about the conditions under which that is happening," she said. "Black women have less access to healthcare for a whole variety of reasons, and so trying to create...
This article seems skewed. More importantly, as Christian we should stop being so snobbish and quick to judge the plights of others. This behavior does not embody the tenets of our faith. It will do everyone some good to remember that the Bible also mentions those who judge, " judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgement ye judge, ye shall be judged : and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again. And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye? ". We should be more concerned about praying for those that find themselves in such predicaments, and less inclined to spew judgement. Foster affinity instead of strife.
This is a perfect example of why I've said that I hesitate to just call myself a Christian these days, but rather, to follow it up with follower of Christ, etc. The word Christian has become more of an umbrella term that covers many disciplines and can mean many things. I used to think anyone who called themself a Christian was born again, but now I have ask followup questions to get to what they actually believe.
"Alexis McGill Johnson, a self-professed Christian who is also the chair of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the nation's leading reproductive healthcare and abortion provider"
Many people call themselves Christian but are on their way to hell. Hypocrisy has been a major part of Christian religion since the beginning. I think there are more hypocrites in churches across the nations than there are Christians. One only has to look at what calls itself "church" eg RCC and Anglican/Episcopalian.
Abortion is murder that is a fact. The only way man can prevent that tiny life from going on to become a person in the world is to kill it. Nations are culpable to the millions of infant murders going on daily in our societies.