Letter to the editor: Life is precious

By MICHAEL and TAMMY GJEFLE | Ontario

We were saddened last week reading the letters in the County Line concerning the reversal of the Roe v. Wade decision in making it illegal to have an abortion. You must read Norma McCorvey’s book, “Won by Love.” Norma McCorvey was the Jane Roe in Roe vs. Wade. The entire case was based on a lie; in her own words, she admits she was not gang-raped and did not have an abortion.

Folks, that “fetal tissue” is a human being at conception — if not then, when does it miraculously become human? That “fetal tissue” has a heartbeat at less than 2 months, and fingers and toes soon after. How can the murder of an unborn baby be a woman’s choice when all other murder is illegal? And what about the female babies that are aborted — did they have a choice? Sixty million-plus abortions have been illegally allowed in our country.

We are well aware of the challenges facing parents raising children as well as facing a crisis pregnancy. Yet, abortion is a very poor option, especially for the unborn. We were blessed to have eight children of our own and now numerous grandchildren.

Life is precious. There ARE moral absolutes and better options, like adoption, rather than abortion.

Thanks for listening.

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