Pete Buttigieg: “My Faith Teaches Me to Help the Oppressed in Society,” Just Not Unborn Children

National   |   Steven Ertelt   |   Nov 21, 2019   |   4:11PM   |   Washington, DC

During last night’s Democrat debate, pro-abortion presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg brought up his Christian faith as he has done so many times on the campaign trail. This time, instead of lecturing conservative Christians, he talked about his faith in relation to systemic racism and connecting with blacks and Hispanics.

He said, “I care about this because my faith teaches me that salvation has to do with how I make myself useful to those who have been excluded, marginalized, and cast aside and oppressed in society.”

Never mind that salvation has to do with accepting Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection and His atonement for sin. Buttigieg stressed the Christian theme of helping the marginalized of society. That’s definitely part of how Christians ought to behave, but the Indiana mayor totally forgets the most marginalized and oppressed people of all — unborn children.

Buttigieg, like his fellow Democratic presidential candidates, has a radical pro-abortion platform that is vastly out of line with the faith he claims to follow. Christianity clearly condemns the killing of innocent human beings, and scripture recognizes the value of babies in the womb.

But, as mayor of South Bend, Buttigieg tried to stop a pregnancy resource center from opening down the street from an abortion facility. Then, earlier this year, he celebrated when an abortion chain that amassed dozens of health and safety violations opened a new location there.

He openly embraces the evil of abortion, while slamming pro-life Christians like Vice President Mike Pence as “hypocrites.”

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In August, when asked about abortions in the third trimester, Buttigieg said he thinks they should be legal.

“The bottom line is, as horrible as that choice is, that woman, that family, may seek spiritual guidance, they may seek medical guidance, but that decision isn’t going to be made any better, medically or morally, because the government is dictating how that decision should be made,” he said.

More than 60 million babies have been killed in America since Roe v. Wade. And many Democrat politicians want to expand abortion access, as if enough babies have not been killed already. If Buttigieg really cares about loving his neighbor and preserving the planet for future generations, he should start by defending protections for the unborn.

Buttigieg said the only way women can truly be free as if they are able to kill their babies in abortions and he has called killing unborn children up to birth a “personal decision.”

If Buttigieg truly cares about “those who have been excluded, marginalized, and cast aside and oppressed in society” he would care about unborn children who have been killed in abortions.