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Do the lives of the unborn have inherent value? For decades now, abortion advocates have answered this question with a firm no.

From The Daily Signal. The lawsuit challenging the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of abortion drugs is about more than a technical issue of administrative law. It also reveals a lot about how abortion advocates view their fellow human beings.

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In this case, Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine v. FDA, medical associations argue that the FDA did not meet legal standards when it approved the combination of the drugs mifepristone and misoprostol for an abortion pill in 2000.

These allied groups have asked a federal judge in Texas to impose an injunction on the marketing of these abortion pills while the legality of the FDA approval is fully litigated.

declaration filed in the case by Jason Lindo, an economics professor at Texas A&M University, on behalf of abortion advocates reveals much about them.

Lindo explains that his research interests include “the economic effects of abortion and contraception policies.” His statement contains many unfounded claims and completely speculative assertions about what would happen if chemical abortions weren’t available. But it’s his utilitarian statements about the unborn that are especially troubling.

Lindo, for example, describes certain expectations about the children of “people who seek but are unable to obtain an abortion.” In that scenario, he claims, children “are expected to do worse in school, to have more behavioral and social issues, and ultimately to attain lower levels of completed education.”

These children, Lindo states, “are also expected to have lower earnings as adults, poorer health, and an increased likelihood of criminal involvement.” In comparing the two scenarios, he suggests that killing a child by abortion is preferable to allowing the child to live.

This theory is not new, but has roots in both the eugenics movement and so-called scholarship. In May 2001, for example, John Donohue and Steven Levitt published an article in the Quarterly Journal of Economics titled “The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime.”

The authors began this way: “We offer evidence that legalized abortion has contributed significantly to recent crime reductions.” They argue that “higher rates of abortion … are strongly linked to lower crime” and that [legalized abortion “appears to account for as much as 50% of the recent drop in crime.”

Cursory scrutiny of Lindo’s claims reveals some disturbing implications. According to the Pew Research Center, 39%  of all women who have abortions are black and 22% are Hispanic, significantly higher percentages than the overall population.

The abortion rate nationwide is four times higher for black women than for white women. In New York City, more black children are aborted than are allowed to be born.

Doesn’t the Donohue-Levitt-Lindo “more abortions-less crime” thesis therefore hold that black and Hispanic children are disproportionately more likely than white children to become criminals if they are allowed to be born?

Or consider this. Arguments such as Lindo’s suggest that simply speculating about a child’s possible future is enough to justify killing that child in the womb. But then, for those who make it to birth, society immediately has a robust commitment to improve their health, education, and other socioeconomic prospects.

The very same children whose lives could be forfeited shortly before birth suddenly become the object of intense government support shortly after birth. This jarring inconsistency shows that the essential value of human life changes, both arbitrarily and irrationally, apparently based on little more than the shifting political winds.

In addition to building on past scholarship, advocates of aborting those whose future lives may not meet a particular fitness standard echo eugenics movement leaders such as Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood. Sanger, of course, said in a letter that “we don’t want the word to get out that we want to exterminate the Negro population.”

Sanger viewed minorities as “unfit” to raise children and believed that abortion and contraception are “the most adequate and thorough [avenues] to the solution of racial, political, and social problems.”

Although the legal challenge now underway against the abortion pill has led abortion advocates to attempt sanitizing these arguments with an anti-crime rescrubbing, the fundamental issue about abortion remains the same.

Do human beings have inherent worth and dignity, or don’t they?

How are you praying for the unborn? Share your prayers and scriptures below.

(Used with permission. From The Daily Signal. Photo Credit: Canva)

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Susan S
March 20, 2023

We are created in the image and likeness of God. God loves each and everyone of us. So what if people are born in disadvantaged homes. Many people who were born in poverty have made great contributions. Even if they end up making less money and have lower educational levels, it does not mean that they have lesser worth or don’t contribute to society. If crime is an issue, we should teach the children the gospel instead of killing them in the womb. We don’t need to follow the footsteps of Hitler and kill the disabled and others the elites don’t believe are worthy of life. We are all challenged in some way but have an inalienable right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Susan CC
March 20, 2023

a personal story:
My daughter- in- law is a well researched scientist who collaborates with scientists worldwide. When a Finnish counterpart came to the states she showed him around the university as well as some local schools. He could NOT believe the students with disabilities and the work being done in special education. “Why?” I asked her the same question. Her answer, “In Finland, no children are born with disabilities, they are aborted.”

Dear Heavenly Father, I believe children are our heritage, the fruit of the womb and a reward from You. I believe You can use anything to show Your excellency and might, even these tiny ones. I simply ask that You will. Please protect the unborn from every effort of Jason Lindo and ALL other efforts opposed to life. And may his argument to link abortion and economics be destroyed. As for the countries who are already practicing this abomination, I pray you will avenge these tiny victims. I am praying in the Names of The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit. Amen

Psalm 127:3 Children are indeed a heritage from the LORD and the fruit of the womb is His reward.
Psalm 8: 2 From the mouths of children and infants, You have ordained praise on account of Your adversaries to silence the enemy and avenger.
(Matthew Henry’s Concise Commentary, Psalm 8:2)…Sometimes the power of God brings to pass great things in his church, by very weak and unlikely instruments, that the excellency of the power might the more evidently appear to be of God, and not of man. This he does, because of his enemies, that he may put them to silence.

Franklin Ngadiuba
March 20, 2023

This is a satanic principle and findings, that totally condemns the future of unborn children. The achitech of all those evil claims had forgotten that they will conceived and deliver like those unborn children. I pronounce God’s instant Judgements upon them in the mighty name of Jesus christ

val vanorden
March 20, 2023

Dear Gracious and holy heavenly Father, we praise your name, fore by it our we saved and kept in your mighty power. Lord, there are many advocates for abortion that use the term “quality of life” as a measuring stick to decide who goes and who stays. Open their eyes to the truth, Lord Jesus, that those who are blind spiritually may see, suddenly, the error of their ways, their thoughts, and intents. Please grant salvation, regeneration to the unbelievers who would rob our land of children , be they imperfect, or less than functional according to their standards. in Jesus name we thank thee for the answer to this prayer. Lord, encourage programs that would help the “handicapped” and encourage creative solutions to challenges for the sick, the maimed, the deformed. May our country be famous for compassion. In Jesus precious name we pray this prayer. Amen.

    Susan CC
    March 20, 2023

    “May our country be famous for compassion. In Jesus precious name we pray this prayer. Amen.”

    I am praying this prayer Val. Amen

March 20, 2023

I guess it’s a blessing that Jason Lindo’s and the other abortion advocates’ parents didn’t abort them? Do they believe they have life because of a divine intervention? What makes them different than the “murdered” babies today? Their parents chose life for them yet they choose death for other babies! They have this whole long list of what these babies “might” face if “allowed” to live! How arrogantly ungodly! I have a list for them if they aren’t converted from their evil ways: hell; lake that burneth with fire; thirst that is never quenched; satan and his demons; no exit! FATHER GOD please send laborers to these people to be delivered from their sins and for them to receive JESUS as their SAVIOUR, so they can escape from eternal torment in JESUS NAME!


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