Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Our nation's capital...of death

Al Mohler sent out a link to an article in the Washington Times this morning by Deborah Simmons. The article itself, SIMMONS: Time to blunt pro-choicers’ new ‘initiative’, is quite interesting. Apparently the pro-abortion forces in America are targeting pregnancy resource centers. Little wonder. When women come to pregnancy centers and receive love and care from those who are willing to support mother and child in the decision to choose life, they are overwhelmingly likely to carry to term. In the center that I volunteer at over 93% of women who received a free ultrasound chose life for their child and carried to term. That sort of success comes from women having all of the tools and information available to make an actual informed choice and it certainly cuts into the profits of abortionists.

What really struck me and the reason Dr. Mohler forwarded the link was a staggering and macabre statistic in the middle of Ms. Simmons essay:

…the nations capital has one of the highest abortion rates in the country: 265 abortions for every 100 live births.
Read that again. A child conceived in Washington D.C., the capital of the land of the free and the home of the brave, is 2.5 times more likely to be aborted than be carried to term.

Abortion has already killed off a generation of Americans to the tune of tens of millions of lives lost on the bloody altar of choice and convenience. As I mentioned in a previous post, based on the reality of nearly 50,000,000 abortions in America, nearly one out of seven Americans who should be alive today are not. 50,000,000 Americans who will never buy a car, will never have a job, will never pay a single penny in taxes, will not be around to support America’s burgeoning elderly population that will rely on the younger generation to fund Social Security and Medicare. It is insane that in the midst of a budget crisis, some on the Left want to keep subsidizing with Federal tax dollars those organizations that are engaged in killing off future tax payers.


Bean said...

265 abortions for every 100 live births! That is possibly one of the most shocking statistics I have read!! My goodness what is going on that life is so devalued?

Arthur Sido said...

and I am guessing most of those abortions are performed on black and hispanic babies. The clinics are usually in poor neighborhoods because abortionists prey on the poor.

Bean said...

It truly is what Margaret Sanger wanted isn't it? Ethnic cleansing and elimination of the poor.
It truly is evil.