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Planned Parenthood Board Member Says Abortion Is A Sacred Gift, Claims Christianity Is Dying
christian news network ^ | Garrett Haley

Posted on 01/07/2014 9:15:41 AM PST by Morgana

In recent opinion columns, a Planned Parenthood board member has claimed that abortion is ‘a sacred gift,’ and that nonbelievers have ‘reasons to celebrate’ since Christianity is ‘in decline.’

Valerie Tarico is a member of Planned Parenthood’s Board of Advocates, which—according to the board’s website—is a 400-member body of individuals “united by their personal integrity and commitment to the Planned Parenthood mission.” Among other responsibilities, Board of Advocates members “writ[e] articles, blog posts, or statements in support of Planned Parenthood.”

Tarico, whose writing has appeared in outlets such as Salon, AlterNet, and the Huffington Post, routinely writes about her opposition to Christian beliefs and values. In an opinion piece last June, she wrote, “it’s tempting to think that Christian conservatives have reached some new pinnacle of hating women and sexuality.”

In a Huffington Post article last January, Tarico claimed that abortion is “a sacred gift.” She also encouraged people to “honor women who decide to terminate pregnancies” and “honor doctors who provide abortion services,” since they are “doing God’s work.”

“An abortion when needed is a blessing,” Tarico posited. “It is a gift, a grace, a mercy, a cause for gratitude, a new lease on life. Being able to choose when and whether to bring a child into the world enables us and our children to flourish.”

In one of Tarico’s most recent articles, initially published on AlterNet in late December, she lists ten reasons why she believes that Christianity is “in decline.”

“Things are looking bright for those who would like to see humanity more grounded in science and reason,” Tarico asserts.

The facts Tarico cites to support her claim vary significantly, but they include the secularization of millenials, the increasing outspokenness of skeptics, and the society’s departure from Biblical values.

“Today’s young women and men are making the Bible writers look as if they were members of a tribal, Iron Age culture in which women were property like livestock and children—to be traded, sold and won in battle,” Tarico alleges.

Tarico also claims that Christian denominations are declining in influence due to their “cruelty, bigotry and ignorance.”

In response to Tarico’s assertions, Matt Barber, a popular author and freelance columnist, wrote in a column for WND that such claims from nonbelievers are nothing new.

“When the atheist gives voice to his or her God-denial,” Barber writes, “it provides those in Truth a small glimpse into the same dark spirit—old as Adam—that prompted the psalmist to observe: ‘The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God.’ They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good’ (Psalm 14:1).”

Barber points out that true freedom cannot be found in human reasoning or atheism, but only in Jesus Christ—as explained in Galatians 5:1.

“Without Christ, there is no freedom,” Barber states. “There is only death.”

“When God-deniers like Ms. Tarico dig in their heels,” he continues, “a pitiable paradox occurs. While they think they’ve achieved intellectual enlightenment and freedom, they have, instead, been played for the fool. They have become slaves to the flesh, and playthings to the enemy.”

“Ultimately,” Barber concludes, “there is no autonomy. In the end we each belong to one Master or the other. Ms. Tarico, the end is just the beginning. And eternity is a very long time.”


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: abortion; evil; prolife

1 posted on 01/07/2014 9:15:41 AM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

Wha... wow... Evil is alive and well on our planet, and these death mongers are the encapsulation of everything evil.


2 posted on 01/07/2014 9:19:13 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Morgana

Child sacrifice is a feminazi “sacrament”. Sick!


3 posted on 01/07/2014 9:20:02 AM PST by rochester_veteran (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Morgana

Where’s a picture of the satanic hag? Let’s see her composted leg and underarm hair.


4 posted on 01/07/2014 9:20:21 AM PST by CincyRichieRich (Pajama-boy-in-chief's beatings continue until morale improves.)
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To: CincyRichieRich
This is Tarico.


5 posted on 01/07/2014 9:23:15 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Morgana

there is nothing whatsoever ‘sacred’ about abortion

that’s for sure!

these are very evil people

and right now they and their comrades have seized power

pray for America!


6 posted on 01/07/2014 9:23:58 AM PST by faithhopecharity (no)
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To: faithhopecharity; All

I suppose if one worships molech then abortion would be sacred. For the rest of it it is blasphemy and murder.


7 posted on 01/07/2014 9:25:15 AM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana
Sacred implies a connection with God or dedicated to a religious purpose and so deserving veneration.

Has anyone asked them about the God they worship? It can't be the Christian God.

8 posted on 01/07/2014 9:27:00 AM PST by oldbrowser
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To: Morgana

No, only babies are dying thanks to evil’s like you.


9 posted on 01/07/2014 9:28:11 AM PST by mulligan
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To: rarestia



10 posted on 01/07/2014 9:30:26 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ( a Safe..and Sane....2014 To All!)
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To: Olog-hai
this is tarico...


11 posted on 01/07/2014 9:30:57 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ( a Safe..and Sane....2014 To All!)
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To: Morgana

This is an evil, vicious woman.


12 posted on 01/07/2014 9:33:50 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Morgana

The Left mocks Christianity (Christ) yet they employ the language and articles of faith, their pagan faith.

The Left lives by faith that they themselves are supreme and there is nothing higher than themselves.

The Left lives by the creed that they are gods and thus we see them mock and diminish anyone who dare seeks to dethrone them from the very throne that they have established and set themselves upon.


13 posted on 01/07/2014 9:34:07 AM PST by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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To: Morgana

They should IMO run around with badges of pride that number their abortions.


14 posted on 01/07/2014 9:35:44 AM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Morgana

What they can never bring themselves to discuss is the human body that they seek to destroy as a sacrifice on the alter of self.

15 posted on 01/07/2014 9:38:11 AM PST by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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To: Morgana
Being able to choose when and whether to bring a child into the world

You've had that choice all along, Sparky. Birth control is readily available and highly effective. And there's always the option of keeping your legs together.

16 posted on 01/07/2014 9:39:29 AM PST by Nea Wood
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To: Morgana
She also encouraged people to “honor women who decide to terminate pregnancies” and “honor doctors who provide abortion services,” since they are “doing God’s work.”
Pro-aborts are now losing their minds right along with their hearts. See my tagline; fight from the chapel.

http://adorationrocks.com
17 posted on 01/07/2014 9:43:37 AM PST by mlizzy ("If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic Adoration, abortion would be ended." --Mother Teresa)
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To: Morgana

Most of the babies aborted are black. Does that make her a racist?


18 posted on 01/07/2014 9:45:59 AM PST by just me (GOD BLESS AMERICA Amen)
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To: Morgana

“Tarico also claims that Christian denominations are declining in influence due to their “cruelty...”

As opposed to the tender, loving way babies are burned and/or torn apart during abortions, you know.


19 posted on 01/07/2014 9:56:25 AM PST by ShasheMac
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To: Obadiah

She spins off of Pelosi’s remark, during her decline to discuss with reporters, her opposition to the Church deploring abortion, saying that was “sacred ground”.

Language is being turned on its head for a purpose, and it can be traced back not only to warnings in scripture, but also to the modernist Alinsky methodology.

Hillary or her campaign voiced these intentions, I believe, in her senate campaign. (The Dems needed to learn church-speak and churchy phraseology to couch their Marxist crap, to attract the Christian rubes with pudding for brains.)


20 posted on 01/07/2014 10:02:18 AM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: mlizzy

Holy cow, I am speechless,

and now the satanist are building a statue to set next to the ten commandment.


21 posted on 01/07/2014 10:02:42 AM PST by Sophia777
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To: Morgana

and that nonbelievers have ‘reasons to celebrate’ since Christianity is ‘in decline.’

Well the problem for you is that in the end it is not about Christianity but about God. God is still in control.


22 posted on 01/07/2014 10:06:46 AM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2014 and the Crusades 2014?)
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To: Morgana

The Elevator to total depravity has just descended through the basement floor.


23 posted on 01/07/2014 10:19:12 AM PST by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day.)
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To: Morgana

just google “radfem piv”....then realize the mentality of some women.


24 posted on 01/07/2014 10:40:37 AM PST by fuzzylogic (welfare state = sharing consequences of poor moral choices among everybody)
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To: Olog-hai

It appears a needed abortion was missed ..pity


25 posted on 01/07/2014 10:58:03 AM PST by albertabound
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To: MeshugeMikey

The last time I saw a mouth like that it had a hook in it.

(with a tip-o-the hat to Rodney Dangerfield)


26 posted on 01/07/2014 11:06:34 AM PST by Westbrook ()Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: albertabound

Uh, what?


27 posted on 01/07/2014 11:30:14 AM PST by Olog-hai
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