Several left-wing pro-abortion activist groups led by so-called “clergy” are stepping up efforts to ensure women can abort their unborn children, including transporting them to states where abortionists still operate.
Katie Zeh, who is described as a pastor and CEO of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, boasted that the coalition was responsible for the murder of half a million unborn children between 1967 and 1973 – the six years before the Supreme Court of the United States made abortion the law of the land with the Roe vs. Wade decision.
“Caring for people is so central to our faith, so it’s no surprise that clergy are part of the group that helps people get abortion care,” Zeh said in a Business Insider article. .
Business Insider wrote enthusiastically about efforts to increase the number of abortions and interviewed several activists, including Zeh, who says only “white nationalists” oppose ending the lives of unborn children:
Zeh said today’s clergy simply continue the work on reproductive rights that religious leaders have been doing for decades. She acknowledged the perception that believers, especially Christians, are widely opposed to abortion, but said that was incorrect.
“It’s just that there is a very vocal group of what we call white Christian nationalists who have made this the central issue of their political platform and they have used and weaponized Christianity, in particular, to give feel like it’s just an obvious thing, that if you’re a Christian you have to be anti-abortion,” Zeh said.
The outlet also spoke to Ruth MacKenzie, described as a “chaplain” who accompanied women from Texas who traveled to New Mexico for abortions. MacKenzie hopes to increase the number of abortions by moving to Minnesota so that women from neighboring states who restrict the procedure can come to that state.
“We’ll be like New Mexico is to Texas,” MacKenzie said.
Elaina Ramsey, executive director of Faith Choice Ohio, said her group raises money to help women travel to get abortions.
“It is a deep part of the moral commitment that religious traditions should serve their neighbors and speak out in times of crisis and beyond,” Ramsey said, calling those opposed to abortion “religious fanatics.” who don’t “speak for me as a Christian.
Daniel Kanter, senior minister and CEO of the First Unitarian Church of Dallas, told Business Insider that the Texas law that bans abortion after six weeks led to the travel-for-abortion program.
Kanter’s remarks reveal that the law has saved lives. While before it came into effect they were facilitating 100 abortions a day, he told the outlet that this had dwindled to 30 pregnant mothers asking for their help, half of whom were unable to do so because the mothers were more than six weeks pregnant. .
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