Can A Person Embrace Christianity, and Be Pro-Choice?

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    The title of the thread says it all folks.

    Can a person embrace the Christian faith and have compatibility with a Pro-Choice belief system?

    Regards, Eightballsidepocket
     
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    Being pro-choice on this forum is kind of unpopular.

    I have no problem being pro-choice (for rape and incest) and also a christian.
     
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    It's Spiritually Unethical to support Homosexual lifestyles, the murder of children (regardless of status of 'birth'), and other issues. It's also impossible to be one who 'litters' and be a Christian - or a healthy Christian. Littering is an example of Pride; something Christ warned about.

    So - to answer your question, supporting the murder of kids doesn't make one 'not' a Christian I suppose, but if somebody 'truly' follows Christ, it's impossible for them to condone the activity. Impossible. One who follows Christ would not have the ability to support Abortion-on-demand (Pro-Choice).
     
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    I always wonder about the making it unlawful thing....


    Is it "holier" to have the choice and not do it or to create a law making others follow what is right? Is it holy to create a law in order to make others follow a law they do not believe in?

    To me it is a clear case of murder, but to others it obviously isn't.
     
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    I follow speed limit laws I don't believe in. (shrug). I pay Taxes for laws I don't believe in (see: Social Security).
     
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    Taxes: Render unto Ceasar....

    Speed limit laws are clearly a way to keep the public safe from insane drivers.

    I understand what you are saying, but those are just questions that I ask. Is it better to have the choice and choose to follow the right course, or is it good to be forced to follow the right course by simply taking away the option?

    If thine eye offend thee, pluck it out.....
     
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    Speed limits are clearly NOT a way to keep the public safe, but a means of 'taxation via Citation'.

    But to the topic at hand...Would you apply that same comment to 'hate crime' laws?

    We enact laws for the betterment of mankind...of society. Murdering kids not only kills innocents, it can destroy the lives of fathers and mothers.
     
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    I'm Pro-Choice. Nothing I say would change anyones mind, so...
    That my 2 cents.
     
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    Nah, they are just misused in that way.

    I don't think how a persons thought process brought them to murder somebody should be taken into account when giving punishment.

    As I said, "If thine eye offend thee, pluck it out..."

    I agree, if you work it as simple murder the easiest solution is to get the SCOTUS to understand that humans begin before they take their first breath of air, then it would be murder to take that life.
     
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    Frankly, if you look at most speed limits and citations, it's very clear where the emphasis is - $$. If states worried about 'keeping drivers safe' licensing would be much more efficient.

    I can't see another way to view Abortion. We protect 'some' people who cannot breathe for themselves (see: Coma victims, etc), yet we kill others because their birth would be an inconvienance (see: babies).
     

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