Now is the time for outrage
July 28, 2015
In recent weeks, thanks to the excellent work of David Daleiden the mask of respectability has been ripped from the face of Planned Parenthood.
Of course there has never been anything respectable about Planned Parenthood from its founding by a racist eugenicist to its current status as the number one abortion mill in the United States. There is nothing new about the wickedness of Planned Parenthood. What is new are the public revelations of its role as a trafficker of human flesh and organs. Of course what Planned Parenthood does every day is wicked regardless of what they do with the corpses of the babies they kill. What was so shocking about the videos was the banality of the evil they exposed – Doctors casually discussing “less crunchy” methods of abortion between sips of wine.
So, we have use for babies’ organs but not the babies themselves. And now the Department of Justice under the direction of President Obama has just opened an investigation, not into the organization aborting babies and selling their organs, but into the organization that exposed the practice. Francis Schaeffer may have been hard pressed to imagine such a scenario as this.
Planned Parenthood knows they are in trouble over these latest revelations. They have already lost some significant corporate sponsors. Look HERE for a list of Planned Parenthood’s current corporate sponsors. I urge you to find ways to boycott these companies. Write to them. Encourage your friends to do the same. Remember, money is the lifeblood (pun intended) of Planned Parenthood’s ghoulish existence. Let us band together to make it impossible for them to ply their wicked trade. We may never have another opportunity quite like this.
Write your representatives in Washington. Flood their office with calls demanding that Congress defund Planned Parenthood. How is it anything other than an injustice to require taxpayers provide financial support for a murderous organization? If you have not already, I urge you to commit to never voting for a pro-abortion politician for any office. The last six years have put the lie to the notion that the President of the United States makes no real impact upon abortion policy.
For my more progressive fellow pastors, now is not the time for missional quietude over abortion. Now is the time for outrage. Now is the time for public disgust. Slavery would never have been abolished through missional conversations. Public outrage was necessary to bring the whole sinful enterprise crashing down. The same public outrage must be brought to bear on abortion. If it will help, perhaps you can imagine that Cecile Richards, the president of Planned Parenthood, is a fan of Dukes of Hazzard and refuses to drink fair trade coffee. You have spoken out on the Confederate flag. Now is the time for abortion to capture your outrage. Get your back into it and help out with the heavy lifting.
How will we be assessed by future generations of Christians if we do not speak out clearly, if we do not flood social media, if we do not decry this wickedness from our pulpits?