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Death Is Not A Choice By David S. Roberts This is a difficult subject with emotions running very heavy on both sides of the problem. Many fear to strategy this subject with valid reason, few want to take the remain that I will and do because of my own deep convictions about this topic. In preparation for this article, several sad truths came to light. First, there's a deadly contradiction at work within American society. Second, it comes with an underlying value being overlooked in American society. And third, there is a terrible apathy about this subject in united states society. You will not agree with everything I write, and that's alright, I would simply ask that you simply listen and open the mind and your heart to the message. I.There is a deadly Contradiction at Work. We just about all saw the headlines. I do not think that there was one of all of us that wasn't shocked whenever we heard that Susan smith drove that car into the lake with her children within. She killed them simply because, now as a newly divorced mom, they had become inconvenient, disposable because her love life was suffering. The outrage of the country was immediate, phone callers to radio stations everywhere demanding that she be worked the same fate she gave her sons, trapped in a car, at the bottom of a lake. Or what about Andrea Yates or Kasey Anthony what person with a quarter of a conscience didn't scream out, 'God what's happening?' or even what about the case of the man charged with vehicular homicide lots of years ago because the pregnant lady he struck suffered a miscarriage The outcry is there, a baby is dead and the mother suffers a loss, and the community cries out to cease this kind of misfortune, but provide that same man the license and a clinic and the baby he just wiped out becomes just another 'fetus'. And there is NO OUTCRY! What about the pregnant woman who was charged with, get this, 'reckless endangerment of LIFE' when she disregarded the judge's orders to quit using medicines and used again? What about the teenager who was charged with felony child abandonment, when she left the woman's newborn child in the trash bin in an alley? We all think, how might a mother kill her own kid But given the right conditions, not one of these crimes could be prosecuted because in some cases, the fetus is a baby, as well as in others it's just a mass of cells. There is a deadly contradiction at work here. The discussion for abortion used to center around whether the fetus really was a living human. But the pro-abortion folk lost that debate in every round, so the discussion has changed focus. Whether the fetus is human or otherwise is no longer the issue. It's PRO-CHOICE! For the woman who wants the woman's unborn child, the man who kills the child, accidentally, is charged with murder. For the woman that doesn't want the child, she is billed $425 by a man who kills her child legally. For the Andrea Yates or even Kasey Anthonys' of the world, they are considered monsters, for the woman emerging from the abortion center, she is a hero of liberal causes. There is also a deadly contradiction in the news media, (surprised?) all of us heard about the Florida abortion doctor who was gunned down in his home, it was upon 24/7 until the killer was caught and jailed. What percentage of us heard about the Pro-Choice advocate who stormed into a church service one weekend and gunned down the actual Pro-Life Minister? Where was that on the news? Or how about the woman who bled in order to death within hours associated with her abortion from the very clinic that the doctor who was gunned down worked in. What about the woman who was dismissed from her job at US West for wearing a pro-life pin to work Was there any coverage of that? Outside of locally, absolutely no there was not. Did you hear any news of the prayer group who were meeting outside an abortion clinic who were outdone by police as they place on the ground? Or about the van that deliberately and gradually ran over the pro-life activists, trying to deliver a woman to get an abortion? What about the complaints from abortion treatment centers to the billboards being built near their places of business that show a picture of the murdered unborn child. Pro-Choice advocates call them "tacky, in bad taste, and offensive". In other words, as long as what we are doing within here is not visible to the naked eye, then it's legal, protected and acceptable. But how care you show other people what we should do! Do any of these instances sound familiar to you, heard about all of them in the media? No, and you will not because as anyone with half the brain knows now-a-days, the media has an agenda all their own. But think of it, when it is choice that determines whether an action is murder or even acceptable, then we have removed any standard of correct and wrong. Choice doesn't make the determination of life versus. NOn-life, life is life irrespective, the choice is in the taking of that life and that is not one that people have the right to make. This particular brings us to our second truth. II.There is an Underlying Value being ignored. Life is important to god. From the life of the unborn child to the life of the retired person, life is important to God. Psalm 139:13-15 "For you created my personal inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb. I praise a person because I am fearfully as well as wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place." Jeremiah 1:4-5 "The word of the lord came to me saying, "before I formed you in the womb I knew a person, before you were born we set you apart; we appointed you as a prophet to the nations." In reading these and other passages, we view that life is important to lord, including the life of the unborn baby, whom God knows, who God forms, whom lord can set apart. However in this country, choice is becoming God. We are ignoring a typical God Himself set. Whenever we ignore the value of life in support of choice, the choice then has to extend to the the children who're born, but who turn out to be hard to manage, to elderly parents who become not capable of fending for themselves, and to the actual handicapped who don't "contribute to our society". And if you feel that this sounds cruel, or even farfetched, listen a moment. In the Netherlands, where abortion is actually and has been socially appropriate for more years than it has been here, they passed the euthanasia law allowing individuals to kill themselves if they so wish. But today, in the holland, doctors in emergency rooms are given the option of whether to spend the time and efforts trying to save a life, as a matter of fact they have issued little cards much like our organ donor cards that say basically, "please don't let me die, attempt to save me." If an accident victim does not have that greeting card, the doctors make which person's final determination whether they will live or pass away. And it was just ten years back that they introduced a regulation that would allow parents of any child born sightless, deaf, retarded, or seriously handicapped to decide if that child should be allowed to live, or even left to starve in order to death alone in an isolation ward. CHOICE HAS BECOME lord ! Now it's no longer an issue whether the life is human or not, now it's a matter of the parents', a doctors', the stressed out adult child's term, and a life can be legally discarded as if it had been trash. With respect for life is so scarce, no wonder we've got kids killing kids just to see what it would feel like. You might say, Dave, what about the arguments the pro-abortion people use? Is the fetus human? Well, the holy bible says so, and for me personally that is good enough. But for those of you who can't accept the Bible, what about Science? technology says so too. Life is understood to be that which has ability to reproduce itself, and from the moment of conception, when each cell divides and reproduces, that's life. Some use the "it's my body" argument against ending abortion, when in actuality, it isn't the woman's body. The child is incorporated in the woman's body, but is distinct and separate from the woman, often having a different blood type than the lady. This is not a procedure to remove a tumor, it is a violent behave of murder upon a good innocent human infant. However let's just say that this isn't the case that the infant really is part of her entire body. We don't allow a woman in order to inject illegal drugs in to her body. We don't permit her to sell her entire body in prostitution, except in Vegas, so that shouldn't really surprise anyone. So if we do not give a woman a right to do these things, how can she demand the right to murder her unborn child under the guise of "it is her body". It is a false debate entirely. But Dave, you might say, what about the children who are delivered handicapped. Wouldn't their "quality of life " mean anything to you? allow me to answer you this way, once the right of another person to live comes down to the judgment of the contribution to society, or their comprehension as to the world around them, then we open the floodgates for increase moral disintegration. There are lots of healthy, sane people who just contribution to our society is within raising their children right, i would say that is a great contribution to society. We would not have the inspirational stories associated with Helen Keller, Ray Charles, or any other handicapped individual who may not have contributed like Keller or even Charles but perhaps they've value because life is vital that you God. And He values them. But let's use this exact same logic. Shouldn't we then because was done in the movie, Logan's Run, set an age limit up to which one might live? In the movie age was 30, now, writing as a 40 year old, i would object to this policy, but let's imagine set it at sixty five. After all, they are done operating then, so therefore cannot lead any more to society. So all Senior Citizens upon reaching sixty five years of age will be humanely put to sleep, medical costs might plummet, Social Security might be saved, but what with regard to and nursing homes would not be a necessity. Sound heartless? every day life is life, whether it is the unborn child, or the retiree. And a lady no more has the moral to the choice to end her unborn child's life than i must end hers, yours, or even anyone else's. Is the unborn baby a life? Consider these facts : The unborn child has a heart beat by the 18th day. The unborn child's mind begins to function at forty days. The unborn child breathes, moves and sleeps. The unborn child grows, hiccups, and sucks his usb. The unborn child is operated on to correct defects which is how they learned that the unborn child feels pain. The unborn child is completely formed before the mother even knows she is pregnant. The unborn child can survive outside the womb at 20 weeks and with current technology improving, that number will get pushed back to 19,eighteen Abortions can be performed on these types of unborn children up to the moment of their birth. Most people aren't aware of what happens in an abortion, and though not pleasant, the truth is you've been lied to regarding the normalcy and ease of this process. Abortion is a violent, dangerous procedure. I will not explain the methods used, I choose to not. What I will describe to you are the saddest cases, the actual babies who are not desired, but are too developed to become murdered without risk towards the mother. They induce work, and the child is left alone in a room separate in the viewing room at the medical center. They are allowed to starve to death, some who are as well developed are taken part way out of the womb as the 'doctor' strangles the life from the child, which upon death, is discarded in the garbage. III.There is a horrible Apathy poisoning our Culture. There is a terrible apathy harming our culture. We've got people heading all out for all causes. There is a car driving around Kissimmee with loads of bumper stickers on the back, among them are, "Save the Whales", "save the Manatees", "Meat is Murder" and finally, "I election Pro-Choice". In other words, save every thing but the humans! We have people devoting time and energy to causes like saving the whale stuck in the ice flow, save the polar has from global warming, bring back the actual red M&M, however very few are even trying to stop the murder of children ! And the most tragic some of it all is that there is a horrible apathy among Christians in regards to this subject. We think that there is nothing that we can do because the problem is too big. But that's incorrect, there's a lot we can do. If you choose to picket an abortion clinic, that's legitimate, if not legal. If you choose to pray concerning the situation, that where our power comes from. Maybe you supports a pro-life organization monetarily, that's another choice. But the only most important thing you can do only requires a few moments of your time. And that is, you can vote Pro-Life. Disagree beside me if you wish, what issue is more essential than the life of an unborn child Security of our nation? how long do you think we will stay safe if we keep offending God by the murdering of the innocent? Romans 1:thirty-two makes it clear that those who give approval to sinners for committing sin, are just as guilty as individuals committing the sin. So the next time you go to vote for the lesser of two evils, or for your union work and the candidate is for the actual murder of human babies, just imagine yourself with your hands wrapped around the neck of the newborn, who came along along with just bad timing, since your vote for a pro-abortion candidate is exactly the same as approving, even committing the act of abortion. When I saw my daughter born 9 weeks too early struggling to breathe, with wires coming out from just about all angles, I knew which no one would ever have the ability to tell me that abortion was a choice any longer. Her hands were almost as thick as a crayola marker, she was almost six lbs, and she was the biggest infant in the neo-natal ICU. Others' arms were thinner than the usual #2 pencil, tubes stuck down their throats allowing them to breathe, I watched since the nurses pricked heels to attract blood and the expression about the faces of the infants in pain. I do not believe that anyone after seeing the size of a premature baby or one of those new 3D imaging sonograms, I do not believe that anyone having seen that can still be for abortion without surrendering their humanity in the process. The question is now what will you do about it, because passing away Is Not a Choice. Jeremiah 29
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