Steven Lopez’s recent letter on March 6 [“Individuals free to make their own choices”] seriously begs a response. Lopez was “angry” about another writer’s “overly biased … use of his religion as if it … validated his point” on the abortion issue.
Religion and the Bible are often two different things. Regardless of your “religious” beliefs, the Bible is the standard by which both sin and goodness are measured. God’s word is plain and clear.
Contrary to Lopez’s argument, a fetus is a human life from the second of conception. It does not, indeed, “scientifically and legally [lack] qualities that make it an actual human.” Your lack of research here is appalling.
Then to compare an acorn and a chicken egg to a human fetus or embryo? Where is your understanding of science and the sanctity of human life?
Lopez’s knocking of “traditional marriage” also shows lack of understanding. God created Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve. God’s word is clear to me on the sin of homosexuality, and is equally as clear on the sanctity and purpose of traditional marriage between one man and one woman.
I understand that “things change with time and understanding,” but it is the things and morality of this world that change. God’s word and his principles never change. It is the sinful nature of man that causes the changes, and this becomes increasingly evident in American society with each passing year.
This great nation was founded on the principles of Christianity and the Bible, and those principles remained pretty much intact until the Democrats and liberals in our society decided that their principles and desires were more important than those set forth by God.