Skip to comments.Liberal Commentator Claims Bible Encourages Abortion: ‘That’s a Fact’
Posted on 11/13/2018 11:19:31 AM PST by Morgana
Progressive pundit Cenk Uygur argued recently the Bible is pro-abortion.
The founder of The Young Turks a far-left outlet employed a passage from the Old Testament to make his case. Uygur, taking Numbers 5 out of context, claimed its a fact Scripture endorses abortion.
Youre wrong about your Bible, he said, speaking to Christians. Youve been misled; youve been lied to. Your religious and political leaders have kept you in ignorance. The Bible is actually pro-abortion thats a fact.
Uygur went on to suggest abortion has never been a religious issue.
It was never about the Bible, he added, claiming, the Bible says the opposite. It was always about controlling women.
The liberal commentator quoted segments of Numbers 5 to make his point, reading:
The priest shall bring her and have her stand before the Lord. Then he shall take some holy water in a clay jar and put some dust from the tabernacle floor into the water. After the priest has had the woman stand before the Lord, he shall loosen her hair and place in her hands the reminder-offering, the grain offering for jealousy, while he himself holds the bitter water that brings a curse. Then the priest shall put the woman under oath and say to her, If no other man has had sexual relations with you and you have not gone astray and become impure while married to your husband, may this bitter water that brings a curse not harm you. But if you have gone astray while married to your husband and you have made yourself impure by having sexual relations with a man other than your husband here the priest is to put the woman under this curse may the Lord cause you to become a curse among your people when he makes your womb miscarry and your abdomen swell. May this water that brings a curse enter your body so that your abdomen swells or your womb miscarries
That passage, though, is actually centered on an ancient Hebrew practice used if the husband was jealous whether legitimately or illegitimately of his wifes suspected sexual interactions with another man.
If she was guilty, she would be cursed and unable to conceive or carry a child. If she had remained faithful and the husbands jealousy was illegitimate, she would be fine.
Uygur also drew a nonsensical comparison between Saudi Arabia and Alabama, which he dubbed Saudi Alabama and encouraged them to leave the state if their abortion rights are in any way infringed.
If youre a woman, get out get out before [Supreme Court Justice Brett] Kavanaugh and the other guys take away Roe v. Wade, he said. Otherwise, theyre going to take away your rights, and theyre going to put you in prison. Thats what they do in Saudi Arabia.
Well there you go! This idiot says it’s so, so now you can go out and murder your baby and not feel an ounce of regret!
A Bible theology lesson from the Godless left. Kind of like a lesson on the love of white people from Michele Obama.
That is one way to quiet your conscience — lie to yourself.
I love it when heathens try to hit me over the head with my own bible.
The child could be killed, right ?
i.e., it's an abortion.
Not only the Bible, but the Didache condemn abortion.
Progressive pundit Cenk Uygur, should go ‘biblical’ via retroactive abortion!
look out for that lightning bolt there Cenk.
“I love it when heathens try to hit me over the head with my own bible.”
I love that expression!!!
“heathens try to hit me over the head with my own bible.”
The only time they would pick one up no doubt. They love to take a small part of scripture and twist it.
Isn’t that just like Satan to twist the Word of God.
The Serpent did this to Eve in the garden. Satan did this to Jesus during his time in the desert. Why should Uygur do anything different than what his father has does?
And their all time favorite verse is "Judge not lest ye be judged".
Their second favorite is "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone".
I wonder what else this person would make up,lie about,change the meaning,etc. about other things?
“Thou shalt not kill” pretty much ends that argument IMO.
That is one very stupid man.
I’m sure he’ll do just as good a job explaining to us that Mein Kampf was actually Zionist Propaganda from a misunderstood guy that actually LOVED Jewish people...
Yeah, abortion is promoted in the Bible the same way abortion, penumbra, and privacy are clearly mentioned in our Constitution.
What a total ass!
And also, God is an atheist.
If someone doesn't believe in God, why would they use a scriptural argument in a debate over a contemporary political/moral issue?
This is like me trying to defend the 2nd Amendment by invoking Batman's use of firearms in defense of liberty.
It makes no sense, epistemologically speaking.
I really really need a lapsed Muslim, self proclaimed agnostic to expound upon Christian theology.
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