Welcome to The Vine, where every week I strive to bring you updates from around the pro-life community to help you keep up with the ever constant battle to save lives. If you aren’t plugged-in, it is my sincere hope that The Vine will allow you to get familiar with those on the front lines and find your place among them.
Kill Whitey! That was message from one pro-abortion activist last month when she saw pro-life protesters silently gathered outside an abortion clinic. According to Life News, the woman used a water gun on the pro-lifers while stating she hoped abortionists would “kill all the white babies.” The hostile woman also attempted to attack the protesters, steal their signs and cursed Christianity. Can you imagine her reaction if she knew abortion is the number one killer of black babies?
No matter what your color, environmentalist Maria Luisa Tucker believes you are an “environmental villain” if you’ve had a baby. Tucker, who recently had her first child, recently wrote about her maternal guilt over creating “an American person who will inevitably leave a large carbon footprint,” reports Katie Yoder at Life News. In her attempts to decrease her family’s footprint, she made sure everything in her nursery was previously used, cut holes in sports bras instead of buying nursing bras (which, unsurprisingly, fell apart) and has been struggling to use cloth diapers. Her husband, also an environmentalist and super-supportive, suggested she spend more time studying her son’s “pee cycles” so as to not continue getting soaked by failing cloth diapers. Perhaps in between washing piles of dirty cloth diapers Tucker should also study “postpartum depression.”
For all her issues, however, at least Tucker was brave enough to actually have her baby. Sarah Terzo, of the site Clinic Quotes, recently recounted the story of a Planned Parenthood worker who believes she made peace with her child before she murdered him or her. In the disturbing writing, the woman states:
I am selfish and I know it. I want to travel the world and be a perpetual student. I know that, from my perspective, having a child would mean giving up many of my dreams, and until I am as joyful about the prospect of becoming a parent as I am about my other pursuits, I can’t give a child what he/she deserves.
At least she knows she’s selfish; not …read more