“You Should Have Had an Abortion” vs. Every Life Matters

“We first look out for the weak, the poor, the vulnerable, the sick, the disabled—or we reject the way of Christ.”


“You should have had an abortion.” These are the words KJ Harmon’s mom, Tasha, heard when an ultrasound technician informed her that her not-yet-born son’s kidney was full of cysts. This is the ultimate expression of the throwaway culture, where the imperfect are supposed to be discarded as worthless. It is part of a long history of dehumanization, bigotry toward those with disabilities, and eugenics-based reasoning by those who often consider themselves enlightened humanitarians.

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