Think Christianity Is Anti-Abortion? Think Again
When the news from SCOTUS broke on Friday, June 24 I fell to pieces. I wept over this death-dealing over turning of Roe v Wade. And then I talked with several community members on why this happened and what next.
I spoke with Rolling Stone on what the Old Testament actually says about abortion…
“If the far-right wants to get biblical on ‘though shalt not kill,’ they need to consult a rabbi on the Jewish law codes that this statement comes from… there you’ll find that there are in place provisions for abortion. I honestly think Jesus would be screaming at us, “what are you doing in my name?” The brown Palestine Jew who was an outsider and amongst the margins who came to heal the world would not be for the oppression of people’s bodies.”
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