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Let protesters also speak up for lives of the unborn

This is a response to the “Princeton Protest” article.

On the cover of Time magazine, March 27, 2017, is a picture of a 26-year-old with the words “Beyond he or she — How a new generation is redefining the meaning of gender.”

Today, although not new, there are some people who are trying to redefine just about everything that is good about America. Our Constitution, the family, the very meaning of life itself, the strong moral structure that makes a nation great, the meaning of the Bible either by twisting its true meaning or by omitting many passages dealing with sin, righteousness and judgment (John 16:8), about what it means to have a border, and they even embrace the mindset of lawlessness by saying what is illegal is, in their mind, legal!

Some people have an agenda to redefine God’s word so that it fits the lifestyle they want to live contrary to how God means us to live it. What are some of their goals?

1) To do away with what is legal.

2) Supposedly to affirm the value of all humans.

3) To shed light on a human rights crisis.

Instead of belittling our country, they should be protesting those countries (there are 195 sovereign countries in the world) whose constitutions stand in stark contrast to ours and put the blame where it rightly belongs.

If they want to carry signs of protest and say they believe in the family unit, they should speak up for the million unborn of the womb who are aborted each year in America. You want to talk about a human rights crisis! In order for any of us to exist, we first have to be conceived. Not only do they not permit a million children to enter the country each year, they don’t allow them to enter into the world! They not only separate the unborn child from its mother, they use the hideous way of poison, suction, or dismemberment to do so.

And if they want to use the Bible and the words of Jesus concerning shedding light, they should go to John 3:19-20 where Jesus speaks using legal terms. “This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but men loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil. Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that his deeds will be exposed.”

We are a good nation. Our currency says “In God we trust,” Our pledge is “One nation under God.” We allow a million immigrants to come into our nation legally each year! We give $39 billion in aid to less fortunate nations each year. We are to go into the world with the “light” of the gospel. If embraced, it will change men’s hearts, and in turn will change nations. Our church supports 10 missionaries. Google and read the Serenity Prayer.

Ted Roberts


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