“Whoever kills a person . . . it is as though he has killed all mankind.” (Quran 5: 32)
At the anti-war demonstration in Washington, D. C. this past March 20, 2010, a Muslim Imam, speaking from the stage, quoted the above verse from the Quran; adding that “life is sacred”. Considering the setting—an anti-war demonstration—I thought it very appropriate.
I agree with this statement wholeheartedly. And I believe there is no more unjust, horrific, and genocidal scourge in America than abortion on demand: the violent, intentional destruction—killing—of innocent human lives simply because they are—they exist—being both unwanted and unloved.
Can one imagine a more unjust society—a more unjust mindset or worldview—than a people who would kill living, growing, and healthy—yet unborn—children simply because they are—they exist, because their existence is unwanted?
It doesn’t matter what race they are, where they are from, or what religion they are—their very being, at the ontological level, is abhorrent to our society. It is completely legal and protected to operate an unborn-yet-unwanted-child killing facility anywhere in America.
And we wonder why people don’t seem to care about Palestinian children, or Iraqi children, or Afghani children?
I cannot, for the life of me, imagine a more genocidal—no, specicidal—situation. For genocide, you see, is the murder of a race of people, whereas abortion on demand is the murder of humanity itself.
Wake up my radical friends. Be pro-Palestinian, because you hate to see Palestinian children butchered; be anti-war, because you hate to see innocent Iraqi and Afghani children butchered; and be pro-life, because you hate to see any child—even an unloved and unwanted child—butchered in her mother’s womb.
“Whoever kills a person . . . it is as though he has killed all humankind” Life is sacred, especially human life—all human life, without exception.