Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Maine Christians Outraged Over Ministers' Support for Abortion-on-Demand

From "Maine Christians outraged over ministers' support for abortion-on-demand" by Jim Brown, posted 5/7/07 at

Christians in Maine are denouncing a group of United Church of Christ ministers who are publicly advocating for taxpayer-funded abortions.

...The letter from the UCC ministers is being widely criticized, says Hein. "What a poor public testimony these Christian reverends, these Congregational ministers are putting out there," he offers.

"To the unchurched, to people who have not yet accepted Christ as their Savior, they see this stand by the Congregationalists -- the United Church of Christ -- as something sending a very mixed message about what Christianity is."

Hein notes that the United Church of Christ denomination recently condemned the Supreme Court's decision to uphold a federal ban on partial-birth abortions.

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