Death is Not a Choice

By David S. Roberts

This is a tough difficulty with feelings strolling very deep on both aspects of the difficulty. Many fear to technique this difficulty with proper reason, few need to take the stand that I will and do because of my personal deep convictions approximately this subject matter. In training for this text, several sad truths got here to mild. First, there is a lethal contradiction at paintings in American society. Second, there's an underlying cost being not noted in American society. And 0.33, there may be a horrible apathy about this difficulty in American society. You will now not trust everything I write, and that's ok, I could actually ask which you concentrate and open your mind and your heart to the message.

I. There is a Deadly Contradiction at Work.

We all noticed the headlines. I don't assume that there was one people that wasn't shocked whilst we heard that Susan Smith drove that car into the lake with her children inside. She killed them because, now as a newly divorced mother, they had become inconvenient, disposable due to the fact her dating existence turned into suffering. The outrage of the united states turned into immediately, callers to radio stations everywhere disturbing that she be dealt the same destiny she gave her sons, trapped in a vehicle, at the bottom of a lake.

Or what approximately Andrea Yates or Kasey Anthony what man or woman with 1 / 4 of a conscience failed to scream out, 'God what's going on?' Or what about the case of the man charged with vehicular homicide a number years in the past because the pregnant woman he struck suffered a miscarriage? The outcry is there, a infant is dead and the mother suffers a loss, and the community cries out to forestall this kind of misfortune, however give that same man a license and a health center and the toddler he just killed turns into just any other 'fetus'. AND THERE IS NO OUTCRY!
What about the pregnant female who changed into charged with, get this, 'reckless endangerment of LIFE' whilst she disregarded the judge's orders to give up using drugs and used again?
What approximately the teenager who become charged with felony child abandonment, while she left her new child toddler inside the trash bin in an alley?

We all suppose, how may want to a mom kill her very own infant? But given the proper situations, no longer this kind of crimes may be prosecuted due to the fact in a few cases, the fetus is a infant, and in others it's just a mass of tissue.

There is a lethal contradiction at paintings here. The debate for abortion used to middle around whether the fetus turned into absolutely a living human. But the pro-abortion folk lost that debate in each spherical, so the controversy has changed consciousness. Whether the fetus is human or no longer is now not the issue. It's PRO-CHOICE!

For the woman who wants her unborn child, the man who kills the child, by chance, is charged with murder. For the woman who doesn't want the child, she is charged $425 by a man who kills her child legally. For the Andrea Yates or Kasey Anthonys' of the sector, they may be considered monsters, for the female rising from the abortion health facility, she is a hero of liberal causes. There is likewise a deadly contradiction within the information media, (amazed?) We all heard about the Florida abortion physician who become gunned down in his domestic, it become on 24/7 till the killer changed into stuck and jailed. How many of us heard about the Pro-Choice suggest who stormed right into a church provider one Sunday and gunned down the Pro-Life Minister? Where was that at the news? Or what approximately the girl who bled to death inside hours of her abortion from the very health facility that the medical doctor who became gunned down labored in. What about the lady who become fired from her job at US West for sporting a pro-existence pin to paintings? Was there any insurance of that? Outside of domestically, no there was not. Did you pay attention any information of the prayer group who had been meeting outside an abortion clinic who were crushed with the aid of police as they lay at the floor? Or approximately the van that intentionally and slowly ran over the seasoned-life activists, trying to supply a woman to get an abortion?

What approximately the proceedings from abortion clinics to the billboards being erected close to their places of business that display a image of a murdered unborn infant. Pro-Choice advocates call them "tacky, in horrific taste, and offensive". In other words, so long as what we are doing in right here is not visible to the naked eye, then it's criminal, covered and applicable. But how dare you display different people what we do! Do any of those cases sound familiar to you, heard approximately them within the media? No, and you might not due to the fact as every person with half a mind knows now-a-days, the media has an agenda all their very own.
But consider it, when it is desire that determines whether an movement is homicide or appropriate, then we've got removed any fashionable of right and wrong. Choice does now not make the willpower of lifestyles vs. Non-existence, lifestyles is lifestyles regardless, the choice is within the taking of that life and that isn't one that we have the proper to make. This brings us to our 2nd fact.

II. There is an Underlying Value being Ignored.

Life is critical to God. From the life of the unborn infant to the life of the retiree, lifestyles is important to God.

Psalm 139:13-15
"For you created my inmost being; you knit me collectively in my mom's womb. I reward you due to the fact I am fearfully and splendidly made; your works are outstanding, I recognize that full nicely. My body became no longer hidden from you once I become made inside the secret area."

Jeremiah 1:4-five
"The phrase of the Lord came to me announcing, "Before I shaped you inside the womb I knew you, earlier than you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the countries."

In reading those and other passages, we see that lifestyles is crucial to God, such as the lifestyles of the unborn infant, whom God knows, whom God paperwork, whom God can set apart. But in this usa, preference has end up God. We are ignoring a standard God Himself set. When we ignore the value of life in desire of preference, the selection then has to increase to the the children who are born, however who come to be hard to manipulate, to elderly mother and father who become incapable of fending for themselves, and to the handicapped who don't "make a contribution to our society".

And if you suppose that this sounds cruel, or farfetched, pay attention a second. In the Netherlands, in which abortion is and has been socially suited for greater years than it has been right here, they surpassed a euthanasia law allowing human beings to kill themselves if they so want. But today, in the Netherlands, docs in emergency rooms are given the choice of whether to spend the time and efforts seeking to shop a life, as a count of truth they have got issued little cards just like our organ donor playing cards that say basically, "please don't let me die, try and shop me." If an accident sufferer does now not have that card, the medical doctors make that individual's final willpower as to whether or not they'll live or die. And it changed into simply ten years in the past that they brought a regulation that might permit dad and mom of any baby born blind, deaf, retarded, or severely handicapped to decide if that toddler should be allowed to live, or left to starve to demise by myself in an isolation ward.

CHOICE HAS BECOME GOD! Now it's no longer an trouble whether or not the life is human or not, now it's a count number of a parents', a medical doctors', a burdened out grownup child's word, and a lifestyles can be legally discarded as though it were trash.
With admire for life is so scarce, no wonder we've got were given youngsters killing children just to see what it would experience like.

You may say, Dave, what about the arguments the pro-abortion people use? Is the fetus human? Well, the Bible says so, and for me that is right sufficient. But for the ones of you who cannot be given the Bible, what about Science? Science says so too. Life is defined as that which has capacity to breed itself, and from the instant of thought, when each cellular divides and reproduces, this is existence.

Some use the "it's my body" argument in opposition to finishing abortion, when in truth, it's not the lady's body. The child is inside the female's body, but is awesome and separate from the female, regularly having a one-of-a-kind blood type than the lady. This isn't always a method to remove a tumor, it's far a violent act of homicide upon an harmless human toddler. But allow's simply say that this is not the case that the toddler actually is a part of her body. We don't permit a female to inject unlawful capsules into her body. We do not permit her to promote her frame in prostitution, except in Vegas, so that shouldn't sincerely wonder all people. So if we don't provide a female a right to do these things, how can she call for the proper to homicide her unborn child below the guise of "it is her body".
It is a fake argument absolutely.

But Dave, you would possibly say, what about the kids who're born handicapped. Wouldn't their "great of existence" imply anything to you? Let me solution you this manner, when the proper of another man or woman to live comes right down to the judgment of their contribution to society, or their comprehension as to the arena round them, then we open the floodgates for growth moral disintegration. There are many healthy, sane folks that simplest contribution to our society is in elevating their youngsters proper, I'd say that may be a great contribution to society. We would not have the inspirational tales of Helen Keller, Ray Charles, or another handicapped man or woman who won't have contributed like Keller or Charles but possibly they have value due to the fact existence is important to God. And He values them.
But permit's use this same common sense. Shouldn't we then as became finished within the movie, Logan's Run, set an age restrict up to which one may live? In the movie the age became 30, now, writing as a 40 year old, I would object to this coverage, however let's say set it at 65. After all, they may be performed operating then, so therefore can not make a contribution any more to society. So all Senior Citizens upon achieving 65 years of age will be humanely positioned to sleep, clinical charges might plummet, Social Security might be stored, but what for and nursing homes would not be a need.

Sound heartless? Life is existence, whether or not it is the unborn child, or the retiree. And a girl no more has the ethical right to the selection to quit her unborn infant's life than I should cease hers, yours, or every body else's. Is the unborn toddler a life? Consider these facts:

The unborn baby has a heartbeat by means of the 18th day.
The unborn child's mind begins to feature at forty days.
The unborn toddler breathes, movements and sleeps.
The unborn baby grows, hiccups, and sucks his thumb.
The unborn infant is operated directly to accurate defects and that is how they found out that the unborn toddler feels pain.
The unborn child is completely shaped before the mother even is aware of she is pregnant.
The unborn toddler can live on outside the womb at 20 weeks and with current technology enhancing, that wide variety gets driven back to 19,18?

Abortions can be executed on these unborn children up to date of their beginning. Most human beings aren't privy to what occurs in an abortion, and even though not excellent, the truth is you've been lied to as to the normalcy and ease of this technique. Abortion is a violent, dangerous process. I will no longer describe the methods used, I pick no longer to.

What I will describe to you're the saddest instances, the infants who aren't desired, but are too developed to be murdered without risk to the mom. They result in exertions, and the kid is left on my own in a room break away the viewing room on the clinic. They are allowed to starve to dying, a few who're too developed are taken part manner out of the womb whilst the 'medical doctor' strangles the lifestyles out of the kid, which upon loss of life, is discarded within the trash.

III. There is a Terrible Apathy poisoning our Culture.

There is a horrible apathy poisoning our way of life. We've got people going all out for all causes. There is a car riding around Kissimmee with hundreds of bumper stickers at the again, among them are, "Save the Whales", "Save the Manatees", "Meat is Murder" and in the end, "I vote Pro-Choice". In different phrases, save the entirety however the humans!

We have human beings devoting time and electricity to reasons like saving the whale caught inside the ice float, save the polar bears from worldwide warming, deliver back the purple M&M, but only a few are even looking to prevent the murder of kids!

And the most tragic a part of it all is that there's a horrible apathy amongst Christians with reference to this situation. We suppose that there's not anything that we are able to do because the hassle is simply too big. But that is wrong, there may be loads we can do. If you select to picket an abortion clinic, it truly is legitimate, if no longer prison. If you pick to pray approximately the state of affairs, that wherein our strength comes from. Maybe you could guide a pro-lifestyles organization financially, it is some other preference.

But the unmarried most essential issue you could do most effective takes a few moments of your time. And this is, you could vote Pro-Life. Disagree with me if you wish, what issue is more crucial than the life of an unborn infant? Security of our kingdom? How lengthy do you think we will stay safe if we hold offending God with the aid of the murdering of the innocent? Romans 1:32 makes it clear that people who supply approval to sinners for committing sin, are simply as guilty as those committing the sin. So the subsequent time you go to vote for the lesser of two evils, or for your union task and the candidate is for the homicide of human toddlers, simply believe yourself along with your arms wrapped around the neck of a newborn, who got here at the side of simply awful timing, due to the fact your vote for a seasoned-abortion candidate is precisely the same as approving, even committing the act of abortion.

When I saw my daughter born nine weeks upfront struggling to respire, with wires coming out from all angles, I knew that no person would ever be able to inform me that abortion become a desire to any extent further. Her fingers have been almost as thick as a crayola marker, she turned into nearly six pounds, and he or she turned into the most important toddler in the neo-natal ICU. Others' hands had been thinner than a #2 pencil, tubes caught down their throats allowing them to breathe, I watched as the nurses pricked heels to attract blood and the expression at the faces of the infants in ache.

I do no longer trust that every person after seeing the scale of a untimely infant or one of these new 3-D imaging sonograms, I do no longer trust that absolutely everyone having seen which could nonetheless be for abortion with out surrendering their humanity inside the manner. The query is now what are you going to do approximately it, because Death Is Not a Choice.

David Roberts, CFE, CQBPA, MBA, lives in Kissimmee, Florida with 4 girls, three dogs,  snakes and one wife. He has been a member of the ACFE for 4 years and has been studying fraud for longer than that. He is the owner of Homesoon Accounting Services which specializes in Quickbooks Consultations and Fraud Prevention and Detection

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