Skip to comments.Abortion Activist Claims Infant Baptisms Violate a Baby’s Human Rights
Posted on 06/26/2018 8:18:38 AM PDT by Morgana
Former Irish president Mary McAleese criticized infant baptism and the Catholic Church this week, while supporting the deadly abuse of children in the womb through abortion.
Speaking to the Irish Times, McAleese claimed infant baptism imposes obligations on people who are only two weeks old.
A radical abortion activist, the political leader has repeatedly attacked the Catholic Church and others who believe unborn babies should have a right to life. Ironically, she expressed horror at the harmless act of baptizing of an infant with water while celebrating abortion the violent destruction of infants in the womb.
Breitbart reports more:
Echoing professional atheist Richard Dawkins, who has argued that labeling children as possessors of religious beliefs is always a form of child abuse, McAleese said that babies baptized in the Catholic Church are infant conscripts who are held to lifelong obligations of obedience.
Early Baptism breaches fundamental human rights, she said, adding that you cannot impose obligations on little children and then say to them at seven or eight or 14 or 19 here is what you contracted, here is what you signed up to because the truth is, they didnt.
McAleese said that the current model of Baptism worked for many centuries because people didnt understand that they had the right to say no, the right to walk away.
Last week, McAleese also blasted Catholic Bishop Kevin Doran of Elphin who urged Catholics to attend confession if they voted to repeal the countrys pro-life Eighth Amendment.
The Irish Independent reports McAleese flouted the bishops urging and openly touted her vote to allow the legalized killing of unborn babies in Ireland. She made the statements at a weekend conference organized by the Catholic lay group We Are Church Ireland in Dublin.
Committed Catholics have been some of the strongest advocates for unborn babies in Ireland and across the world. They continue to fight tirelessly to save babies from the violence and destruction of abortion.
For decades, the Eighth Amendment protected unborn babies and mothers equally in Ireland by recognizing that both are valuable human beings who deserve a right to life. More than 100,000 Irish unborn babies and mothers were spared from the pain and death of abortion.
Ireland also was one of the safest places in the world for pregnant mothers and their babies, with one of the lowest maternal mortality rates in the world.
Now, the fear is Irelands abortion law will mirror Britains, where one in every five pregnancies there ends in abortion each year. In Britain, abortion is permitted until 24 weeks of pregnancy.
They speak like satin
Right, because the promise of salvation found in baptism (as attested to by Scripture) is so horrible.
And if you don’t believe it, because getting your hair wet is SO HORRIBLE.
I’m not sure if it was this woman, but right after Ireland legalized abortion, some Irish woman was in the news, exulting over this. She said, “Getting this law passed is our gift to the next generation.”
She seemed to totally miss the point that the law is about killing the next generation.
It really is Satanic.
I got hollered at by a FReeper that said he/she was traumatized for life because of a few sprinkles on the head. No, he/she wasn’t kidding and blasted the church.
And theres the real agenda
Smooth and silky?
Or did you mean Satan
That person is delusional. Memory doesnt form that early. What a dolt
Like satin cloth?
Or like Satan?
They just hate Christians; that’s all there is to it.
Memory forms at conception. I can prove it.
Abortion violates the baby’s first right, the right to LIFE.
At least they can live to renounce their baptism if they are so inclined.
Yep - you can renounce a baptism, but not an abortion
More projection from the left. They do it so often these days its as regular as a Swiss train schedule.
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