Skip to comments.When to tell kids about abortion?
Posted on 05/13/2014 6:53:25 PM PDT by MNDude
At what age do you think you should first teach kids about abortion, and what do you tell them?
Perhaps as early as the pro-aborts shove sex education down their gullible gullets.
Tough question. Some would rather just not tell them until it actually comes up. Its hard to broach the subject in a way that doesn’t seem forced.
I don’t draw a distinction between abortion and murder, so around the same time you tell kids what murder is, that some human beings kill other human beings for their own selfish desires.
If you teach your kid the Bible, they will be made aware of murder, and the murder of children, in the context of sin and evil.
After they understand procreation and when they ask.
hey kid! you’re pretty lucky... 1 in 4 get chopped to pieces
all in the name of enlightened self interest
I agree. Once they know the reproductive function, it’s safe to talk about it. It’s not as though the word “abortion” won’t appear as an issue within half a year or year of then. That’s when mommy decides to kill the baby inside. Kids seem to “get it.”
Well, at what age do you first teach children where babies come from. You would have to have had that discussion first.
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It should be mandatory that each child is informed fully about it, at an age where they can grasp what it means, before they can be aborted.
My oldest was about 7 when SHE asked ME what abortion was. I gave her an honest, but non-graphic description. It was important for me to stress the difference between “deliberate” and “accident”, since she knows that I myself had a premature baby who died.
As my kids get older, I will elaborate, but until they reach their teen years I think it’s best to answer only what they ask themselves. YMMV
There is no too young. There is always an applicable way to discuss evil.
If you need some verses, let me know.
About age 3.
Just as you would not expect a child to carry a 100 lb weight you should not expect them to carry knowledge that is too heavy either.
That is what a parent does.
It may, as you say, be a tough question - but you are right on with the answer.
I had the same question. But when my kids were told by all their school mates how great Obama was and that their parents were voting for Obama because he cares bla bla bla....I told my children 7, 9 and 11 that one of the biggest reasons I do not like Obama is because he believes that it is okay for someone to kill their baby while it is still in their mommy’s belly. I want to get through to them while their common sense is alive and well and not washed away by “educators” like most of their school mates will. I tell them it would be like back in the 1860s voting for someone who is in favor of slavery. There is n more important issue...it tells you everything you need to know about a politician.
“If you need some verses, let me know.”
If you have time I (and I’m sure others) would appreciate it.
“After they understand procreation and when they ask.”
Seems sensible; and tell them that it morally permissible only when deemed absolutely necessary, on the basis of sound medical advice, to preserve the life of a pregnant woman. This eventuality arises extremely rarely, given the present state of medical knowledge and practice.
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