Sunday, August 24, 2014

Why people ignore abortion

 

People know abortion is happening, but they also realize that if they look at it too closely, they will not be able to live at peace with themselves unless they do something to stop it. At the same time, they know that if they try to stop it, there will be a price to pay. They may lose friends or face other kinds of opposition. They don’t want to make the sacrifice necessary to confront injustice. What, then, is their solution to this dilemma? Ignore the problem altogether. Denial protects them from the pain of the situation. This is why so many people become angry when the topic of abortion is raised: After successfully ignoring it, no such person wants it brought to the surface again.

h/t www.bigbluewave.ca


What hit me the most was the line "this is why so many people become angry when the topic of abortion is raised."  How true, how many times are pro-lifers accused of being focused on abortion exclusively, of being one-issue people, of always bring the subject back to abortion. The injustice demands action.












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