I am still thinking about Greg Cunningham's presentation, about which I have already blogged here and here.
The fact that I am still pondering says something both about the impact of his presentation, and also the complexity of the issues it raises.
I have to say that what particularly haunts me is the graphic footage shown of an abortion being carried out.
It reinforced for me that fact that the forgotten victims of abortion are the doctors. What a man must have done to himself to be able to kill, dismember and then extract a baby identifiable piece by identifiable piece from its mother is almost unimaginable.
These people need our prayers.
Of course the unborn children are the primary victims; of course the desperate mothers need our compassion and support; but the medics... surely they too are victims; and their very humanity, quite possibly their eternal destiny, is at stake. We owe it to them, too, to do everything we legitimately may to end this barbarism.
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