THE FOLLOWING IS A TEST OF YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF CURRENT EVENTS. WOULD YOU CONSIDER ABORTION IN THE FOLLOWING FOUR SITUATIONS?
1. There?s a preacher and his wife who are very, very, poor. They already have 14 children. Now she finds out that she is pregnant with her 15th. They are living in tremendous poverty. Considering their poverty, and the excessive world population, would you consider recommending that she get and abortion?
2. The father is sick with sniffles, the mother has TB. They have four children. Their first child is blind, the second is dead, the third is deaf, and the fourth has TB. The mother finds that she is pregnant again. Given the extreme situation, would you consider recommending an abortion?
3. A white man raped a 13 year old black girl, and she got pregnant. If you were her parents, would you consider recommending an abortion.
4. A teenage girl is pregnant. She is not married. Her fiancee is not the father of the baby, and he is very upset. Would you consider recommending an abortion?
If you answered ?yes? in the first case, you have killed John Wesley. One of the great evangelists of the 19th century.
If you answered ?yes? in the second case, you have killed Beethoven.
If you answered ?yes? in the third case, you have killed Ethel Waters, the great black gospel singer.
If you said ?yes? to the fourth case, you have just declared the murder of Jesus Christ!