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Abortion Compare Syrian death to that of unborn US citizens

Posted on Sepa. 11, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on Sepp. 11, 2013 at 7:21 p.m.

According to the Guttmacher Institute (a special affiliate of Planned Parenthood), there are approximately 1.2 million abortions performed annually. This number may be even greater since all numbers on abortions are reported voluntary. There are no laws which require reporting.

To put this in perspective there have been a total of 54,559,615 (54.6 million) abortions performed in the U.S. since 1973. That’s about 17 percent of the current U.S. population. Interestingly, that 17 percent number is equal to the number of Hispanics in the U.S. population.

Comparatively, the Syrian government, reportedly, has killed an estimated 100,000 of its people over its three-year struggle, with about 1,429 killed by sarin gas. To date there is no proof who used the gas. That Syrian number killed is about one tenth the number of U.S. yearly abortions.

When you look at the comparative numbers of potential U.S. citizens killed by abortion, 1,200,000 yearly, one wonders which government is the most brutal regime. Is it the U.S. or Syria? Shouldn’t we abhor murder wherever it occurs and to whomever it occurs?

Before the U.S. decides to bomb Syria (a stated brutal regime) over the killing of 101,429 of its citizens, it would be prudent to look in a mirror and ask the president and his supporters why they support the 1,200,000 brutal abortions/murders that occur in the U.S., but not the “red line” sarin gas murders in Syria to many fewer people. It would seem that the killing of all of these potential U.S. citizens is at odds with our national interest. We needed them to become teachers, engineers and perhaps a president!

Carol A. Miller

Elkhart




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