Baptist, Methodist, Episcopalian and Presbyterian Clergy Participate in Pro Abortion Rally
By: MICAIAH BILGER
Many Judeo-Christian leaders speak out against abortion, but the few who advocate for abortion often are the ones who get the most media attention.
On Monday in Kentucky, pro-abortion clergy held a rally at the State Capitol to advocate for abortion and other issues, the State-Journal reports. The event was called the Higher Ground Moral Day of Action, and it was held in conjunction with other rallies nation-wide.
Led by clergy, the event highlighted the upcoming election and called on candidates and elected officials to uphold “the most sacred moral principles of our faith and constitutional values.” These included “the economic liberation of all people; ensuring every child receives access to quality education; healthcare access for all; criminal justice reform; and ensuring historically marginalized communities have equal protection under the law,” according to the declaration.
Among other issues, the declaration called for the defense of abortion as “health care” and a woman’s “right.” In this way, the declaration omitted unborn babies from its call to stand against “systemic racism, classism, poverty, xenophobia, and any attempt to promote hate towards any members of the human family.”
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