Nancy Pelosi on Immigration: “Let Us Not Turn Away From Jesus’ Children,” But Abortion’s A-OK
by Steven Ertelt | Washington, DC | LifeNews.com | 7/30/14 11:11 AM
Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has this uncanny ability to cite Scripture to defend her position on other political issues, but when it comes to abrotion, she ignores the pro-life verses in the Good Book.
Here’s what Pelosi has to say about immigration:
- “Baby Jesus was a refugee from violence, let us not turn away from his children.”
- “Immigration reform is a manifestation of us living the Gospel,” because of “what the Bible tells us about the dignity and worth of every person.”
- “What would we do if Moses had not been accepted by the Pharaohs family? We would not have the Ten Commandments for starters.”
As a conservative writer at Red State points out, contrast those statements with the times she tries to use “Christianese” to justify abortion in religious terms:
- Life is sacred. “Every child, every person has spark of divinity in them.” They are “God’s children.”
- The divinity of an unborn child’s life, “shouldn’t have an impact on the woman’s right to choose” aborting that life.
- Family planning using female contraception is essential for “women’s health,” even though many of these medications kill women.
- Preventing unplanned pregnancies is essential for reducing economic costs.
The RedState writer points out Pelosi’s hypocrisy:
The inconsistencies in her statements are obvious. But, when she proof-texts, she reveals her true self: an inherently dishonest person willing to pervert piety.
Those who have read “The Word,” know that Jesus was not a refugee, never did anything illegal, and, more importantly, is God. Mary, an unwed teenager (whom Pelosi most likely would have encouraged to abort Baby Jesus) was returning to Bethlehem with her betrothed Joseph for a census. There was no violence; just no room in the inn.
Moses was one of few boys who lived when the King of Egypt ordered all newborn boys be killed to reduce the Hebrew population.
In fact, both Baby Jesus and Moses would not exist in America today if the infanticide policies Pelosi and President Obama support were legal. There would be no need to support the illegal trafficking of children (which had been well orchestrated many months prior) because these children could be killed instead.
If Pelosi truly cares about these children, she can provide them with housing on any of her many properties and pay for their basic needs out of her own pocket of over $30 million.
After all, Jesus did say, “you will have treasure in heaven” if you “sell all of your possessions and give to the poor.”
Nancy Pelosi’s actions, votes, and her own words belie the statements issued at the border. Just last year, Pelosi told a group of reporters that she believed abortion, and late-term at that, to be “sacred ground,” when asked about the atrocities committed by Kermit Gosnell. She then proceeded to vote against a federal ban on abortions that would have eliminated abortion after five months on the basis that these unborn children feel pain.
The hypocrisy strewn throughout Pelosi’s words is almost palpable. While she urged the public to use the border crisis as an “opportunity to show who we are as Americans, that we do respect people for their dignity and worth,” she continues to champion for more than a million abortion deaths every year.
If the Congresswoman wanted to truly show the world that we are a nation that respects the innate worth and dignity of every human life – not just those who have safely crossed the finish line of pregnancy– she would denounce the abortion industry’s predatory tactics on women and brutality against the unborn.
Pelosi’s words are empty. Her actions are condemning of those who do not meet her standard of “worthy.” Unfortunately, the barbarism of thousands of babies killed every day is not sufficiently politically convenient for Pelosi to muster enough energy to care.