Pro-Life…unless it hurts the economy

A couple of weeks ago I saw a stream of posts and comments about doctors in Italy having to decide who received a ventilator (and had a chance to live) and who didn’t. The point was, basically, “see what you get with socialized medicine?” Nothing like using a global tragedy to score political points. Now […]

by bob

Mar 24, 2020

A couple of weeks ago I saw a stream of posts and comments about doctors in Italy having to decide who received a ventilator (and had a chance to live) and who didn’t. The point was, basically, “see what you get with socialized medicine?”

Nothing like using a global tragedy to score political points.

Now an argument being put forward is, “old people should be willing to die to help the economy.”

I sent my parents a note today thanking them for their willingness to sacrifice so there can be a stronger economy heading in the next election…because it kind of felt like an Onion article…

But it isn’t. However, it is evil. I’m not okay with that, and I hope you are not either.

the photo is of the first signs of spring from a few weeks ago

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I grew up in Western New York and have started and led missional church planting efforts for a little over 30 years. As you might gather, I have opinions about the church, and I share some of them here.

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