Anti-Abortion Advocates Will Erect Memorials and Hold Services for Aborted Fetuses Tomorrow

If you haven’t already marked your calendar, you’re going to want to get right on it, because tomorrow is “National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children,” at least according to anti-abortion advocates, who are setting up memorials, attending services, etc., all across America, to draw attention to the terrifying fact that women still have the right to choose in this country.

The movement approaches the question from an wholly rational viewpoint, making cogent and entirely new arguments for limiting a woman’s right to abortion.

… just kidding.

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At Anti-Abortion Rally, Non-Religious Speaker Urges Audience to Accept Atheists Who Share Their Views

At a recent pro-life (or anti-abortion or whatever you want to call it) rally in California, Monica Snyder of the group Secular Pro-Life urged the audience not to forget about the non-religious demographic when making their arguments:



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With a Tweet Advocating the Abortion of Down Syndrome Babies, Richard Dawkins Proves He Has Foot-in-Mouth Disease

Yesterday, in a discussion about abortion on Richard Dawkins‘ Twitter feed, this happened:

He’s had quite the year, hasn’t he?

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In Response to Pro-Life Group’s Survey, Atheist Congressional Candidate Sends Back Condoms Reading “Prevent Abortion”

James Woods, the openly atheist candidate running for Congress in Arizona’s District 5, recently received a form letter from the National Pro-Life Alliance asking him to sign a pledge supporting the “sanctity of life.”

He wrote back, saying he couldn’t support policies that “jeopardize the health and stability of women and their families”… and threw in a little gift, too: Condoms that read: “Prevent abortion.”



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John Hagee and David Barton Claim You Can’t Be True Christians if you Support LGBT Rights and Abortion

We know Christianity is a big tent. There are super-conservative Christians as well as very progressive ones (who are in many ways more closely aligned with atheists than the Tony Perkins types).

One of the non-obvious differences between the two groups, in my experience, is that progressive Christians are much more comfortable with the idea of the big tent. They know not everyone who’s a Christian will agree with them on every topic… but that’s okay.

And then you have people like Pastor John Hagee, who said in a recent sermon that Christians who were pro-choice or supported LGBT rights were not real Christians at all:



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