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Abortion advocate: Prayer is Hatred, ‘Threatening’
LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/13/12 | Ben Johnson

Posted on 07/14/2012 11:09:16 AM PDT by wagglebee

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 13, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – An abortion activist who posted pictures of her abortion online has said prayer can be interpreted as hatred, Catholics who are “ashamed” of their church are “inspirational,” and “the very existence of the conservatives” is a fact to be lamented.

Earlier this month the activist, who goes by the name “Jane Young,” posted pictures of what she purports is her own abortion on her website, thisismyabortion.com. The move brought her infamy among those who care for the unborn, gratitude in the pro-abortion movement, and attention on every side.

In an interview with Vice.com, she said after a story about her stunt “was featured on the front page of catholic.org and on some apparently frequented pro-life blogs….staunch Christian emails surfaced and the hate mail began popping up.”

She noted the content of numerous “hate” e-mails was some variant of the message: “Maybe you do not know God or that abortion is a sin? Praying for you!”

“Even hearing that someone is ‘praying for me,’ in this context, feels demeaning and threatening. There’s already plenty of hatred and fear-mongering out there for people to encounter,” she said. 

She said such “hatred” was offset by unfaithful Catholics, such as an e-mail from “a Catholic woman who told me that while she is personally pro-life, she is pro-choice for everyone else. She does not judge nor feel it is her business to dictate the choice of others and expressed being ashamed by her religious community and their treatment of others.”

Young added that this woman “was inspirational because she showed me how one can be at peace with their choices and the choices of others.”

The activist went on to hope “people from all faiths can come together to support” abortion-on-demand. 

In a later interview, she said Americans who do not share her pro-abortion outlook had the United States “about to plummet backwards into the dark ages.”

“Mississippi is a frightening example what could happen in this country,” she told the website xoJane.com, which has encouraged post-abortive women to voice their support for the procedure. 

The state passed a popular law that would shut down Mississippi’s last abortion clinic. But a judge’s fiat has kept the law from being enforced.

Young said the incident befuddled her in “a seemingly progressive country. On the other hand, with the very existence of the conservatives, I am not surprised at all.”

Since Young’s photos went viral, a new website, ThisIsMyAbortion.org, has decided to present another side of the story.

However, even some feminists have criticized the new push for women to share their abortion experiences.

An anonymous woman, who describes herself as a post-abortive public figure, wrote on the website Jezebel.com that abortion pressure groups are “placing the onus on women to sacrifice themselves, their careers, their families, or their safety on the altar of ideology, especially if the woman is the wrong kind of woman or having an abortion for the wrong sort of reasons.”

“All of the risk falls on your shoulders, while all of the reward goes to the movement,” she wrote. 
 


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; moralabsolutes; prayer; proaborts; prolife
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To: wagglebee
The move brought her ... attention on every side.

The key to understanding the whole kerfluffle.

21 posted on 07/14/2012 1:50:02 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("For it is time to seek the LORD, until he come and rain down justice upon you.")
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Keep FR Running
Counter the MSM spin

22 posted on 07/14/2012 2:41:05 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: wagglebee
“Even hearing that someone is ‘praying for me,’ in this context, feels demeaning and threatening. There’s already plenty of hatred and fear-mongering out there for people to encounter,” she said.

You cannot argue with, or try to discuss abortion with people like this. There is no logic in them.

23 posted on 07/14/2012 3:20:10 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: wagglebee

If there was ever any question in someone’s mind about the existance of Satan, this woman’s twisted reasoning should settle it.


24 posted on 07/14/2012 4:02:02 PM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slav)
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To: LibLieSlayer
But if anyone causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a large millstone hung around his neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

I fear for our nation, and those who will be under the MOST condemnation are Christians who **do** know better. There are two issues that will have **SERIOUS** consequences for out nation:

1) Abortion
2) Sending our nation's children into godless government schools and allowing them to exist. Children who attend these schools MUST learn to think and reason godlessly just to cooperate in the godless classroom.

If Christians, their church leaders, and so-called “Christian” politicians in this nation **really** really** really** wanted to shut down abortion and godless indoctrination of children both of these abominations would end immediately. There wouldn't be 3 pro-life protesters outside of an abortion center. There would be 30 million!

Abortion kills the child. Godless schools attempt to kill the child's soul. Teaching a child to think and reason godless is making him vulnerable to temptation and to sin.)

25 posted on 07/14/2012 4:43:55 PM PDT by wintertime (:-))
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To: wagglebee
her own abortion

I don't want to go to her site, but can anyone explain to me what she means? Are they pictures of her committing an abortion, or an imaginary depiction of that woman getting killed by her mother aborting her?

A journey into that woman's mind might start at the examination of her command of the English language.

Also, Limbaugh should probably resume his on-the-air abortions just for her sake.

26 posted on 07/14/2012 8:43:20 PM PDT by annalex (http://www.catecheticsonline.com/CatenaAurea.php)
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To: wintertime
Yes, indeed you are correct. I do not think it fair to attack fellow Christians because working men and women can't take off and protest like the ows crowd can. They have no jobs but are paid anarchists.

JESUS warned us... we are to be the persecuted... in HIS name... our Kingdom does not reside in this world. Our Kingdom resides in HIS realm.

We can make a difference in this world and we will make a difference. I believe that. I believe that evil will be defeated... maybe not even in our lifetime but GOD gave man Free Will and men and women of good character do exist... and good is ushered into this world by them. Our Founders are a prime example. GOD was responsible for the creation of America... HE only used our Founders as HIS tool. They wrote HIS presence into the fiber of our Republic.

GOD bless America... HE has and HE will continue to... as long as men and women of faith fight for HIS way.

GOD bless you.

LLS

27 posted on 07/15/2012 7:14:44 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Cuts right to the quick, does it not?

Thank you.


28 posted on 07/15/2012 12:57:21 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: CatherineofAragon

No, thank you and GOD bless you.

LLS


29 posted on 07/16/2012 4:10:30 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: LibLieSlayer

It would be better for her to repent, for sure.


30 posted on 07/16/2012 1:33:39 PM PDT by CaptainKrunch (Freedom is what's fair.)
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To: CaptainKrunch

I agree that redemption is available to her but it is doubtful that she will see the sin in her actions... and her time grows shorter every day.

LLS


31 posted on 07/16/2012 3:41:24 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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