Thursday, January 10, 2013


Abortion laws in Ireland may be changing soon. The article linked here offers a summary of the sad events. I was struck by the following excerpt:
The leaders of several Protestant denominations, who represent about 5 percent of the people in Ireland, said current Irish abortion law was an ill-defined nightmare for pregnant women in medical crises. They said doctors needed clear rules so they can end pregnancies in rare cases without the fear of facing lawsuits or criminal charges. 
"It is wrong to allow a mother to die. It is wrong to take the life of a child. But in such circumstances, it may be necessary to choose what is least wrong," said the Rev. Trevor Morrow of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland.
This passes for serious thought? Remarkable.

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