More on Beautiful Rape Babies

Yesterday I posted a rant after I heard about yet another politician putting the words “Beautiful” in the same sentence as “Rape” by affirming that any baby resulting from rape is beautiful. Yes, any baby is beautiful. But . . . never, ever should “rape” and “beauty” be equated in such a way. Doing so essentially says to potential rapists: “Just make sure you get your victim pregnant–then we’ll call it beautiful and you’ll be off the hook.” One of the astute readers of my blog who identifies as “suburbohemian” sent me this list of questions that should be asked of … Continue reading More on Beautiful Rape Babies

Ask the Thoughtful Pastor: Abortion Pain and the Choice Between Heaven and Hell

Dear Thoughtful Pastor: I am interested in your thoughts–or your take on God’s thoughts–about abortion.  Many years ago I made the miserable and unhappy choice to terminate an unwanted pregnancy, and while my reasons were very good, I have never … Continue reading Ask the Thoughtful Pastor: Abortion Pain and the Choice Between Heaven and Hell