New law’s social ramifications
To the editor:
The Cuban Missile Crisis didn’t scare me as much as the [Reproductive Health Act] law passed in New York, which I consider the blatant sanction of live-birth infanticide. There is nothing on earth that will more than guarantee our destruction as a society. The seed of evil was planted with the infamous Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision and now that decision has blossomed into this horrific evil.
We as a humane society cannot remain silent on this. This is not who we are as a nation. If there are groups in the United States and individuals that sanction this, then we are morally incumbent to separate ourselves from them and present as strong a protest as we can to disavow this from our society.
We are a nation of life that strives for the good and protection of all our people regardless of their ability to protect themselves. We as human beings owe this to society since we all were in this position after our births.
To compound this tragedy there are by some estimates 2 million couples in the U.S. actively trying to adopt, and for each child that is up for adoption, 36 couples wait in line to adopt that child.
May we all pray for the unfortunate mother who is trying to decide if she is going to keep her baby. May a choice be offered to her that will be much better for her, for her child and the nation as a whole, and adoption is that choice.