A Former Evangelical on Abortion

A Former Evangelical on Abortion

When I was 16, one of my church friends got pregnant.

Pro-Life?

The Arguments

If you’re politically pro-choice, you must understand that when abortion is conceived of as genocide there is no other choice but to lobby against it.

If you’re politically pro-life, you must understand that abortion, by its very nature of being linked to another life, cannot be wrapped up neatly into a single judgment call.

But to make political choices from the position of this kind of bias is to ignore systematic oppression.

In my view, abortion is symptomatic of systemic sin, not individual sin.

Human Sacredness is Not Conditional

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I write on ethics, theology, sustainable fashion, and the thrift shop economy on stylewise-blog.com.

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Leah Wise

I write on ethics, theology, sustainable fashion, and the thrift shop economy on stylewise-blog.com.