Is it Wise to Make Comparisons to the Aurora Movie Theater Shooting? – PART 1
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Josh, Liz and Gabi discuss the wisdom of pro-life activists choosing to compare abortion to recent tragedies like the Aurora movie theater shooting, or posting pro-life status updates every anniversary of 9/11. The Life Report team considers the toughest questions from the other side of this issue, and they end the 3-part discussion never fully agreeing on the subject.
Note from Josh: Bryan Kemper from Stand True Ministries and now working for Priests for Life was one of the main instigators to this comparison that we’re responding to. I consider Bryan a friend and colleague, and he is doing a lot of great and important work for the unborn. Good people can disagree on this issue, and we certainly don’t pretend to be right about everything. But we DO believe this is a discussion worth having, so that whatever pro-life people decide to do in the future with their Facebook statuses, they will have at least thought about it some more first. Everything we do to end abortion should be done purposefully and thoughtfully. So let’s discuss these difficult topics, but don’t stop there: GO DO SOMETHING.
- See the Facebook picture Bryan Kemper posted
- Read Bryan Kemper’s blog post defending it
- Watch Josh’s rant, “Message to mean pro-lifers: ‘Get off of YouTube!’”